Dr. Barry J. Brecke
Professor Emeritus, Weed Science
Dr. Barry Brecke is Professor Emeritus of Weed Science at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center. He is currently in charge of the variety testing program at WFREC for several crops including grain corn, sweet corn, cotton, soybeans, grain sorghum and wheat. This is a cooperative project with several county extension faculty in west Flroida. He is a Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America and Past president of the Southern Weed Science Society. Dr. Brecke graduated from Cornell University where he received his M.S. (1974) and Ph.D. (1976) degrees in Weed Science. He has been a University of Florida faculty member for over 35 years.