Michael O’Donnell is the Organic and Diversified Agriculture Educator for Purdue Extension. In this role, Michael coordinates an extension and collaborative research program to address challenges and opportunities in the Indiana organic sector, with an emphasis on supporting grain farmers transitioning acreage into organic production. Originally from West Lafayette, IN, he earned B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Michael is based out of the Purdue Extension-Delaware County office in Muncie, IN where he previously served as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator.