Agribusiness Management Faculty

The Agribusiness and Technology faculty have a wide range of personal and professional experience in production and retail environments. The department maintains three full-time instructors and two part-time instructors.

Student comments:

  • "The MCC Ag faculty took the time to help me when I really needed it." Todd Mente, Farm Management Program

  • "At MCC you are not just a number. The instructors knew why I was there and they helped open a lot of doors that were closed for me." Scott Mosier, Feed & Fertilizer Marketing Program

 Julia Townsley Julia Townsley
Farm Management and Agribusiness Management Instructor
BS, Public Service and Administration in Agriculture
MS, Agriculture Education
Email: jtownsley@eicc.edu
Phone: 563-288-6018
Julia was raised on a family grain and livestock farm near Letts, IA.  She attended Iowa State University where she received a BS in Public Service and Administration in Agriculture and then her MS in Agriculture Education.  After graduation, she taught high school agriculture in Iowa for 3 years and is now the MCC agronomy courses lead instructor as well as a few others.
  
 Jayln Havill Jayln Havill
Agribusiness Management and Farm Business Management Instructor
AAS, Muscatine Community College
BS, Northwest Missouri State University
Email: jhavill@eicc.edu
Jayln grew up near New Liberty, Iowa on her family's grain farm. She was a very active member of the 4-H and FFA and enjoyed many years of showing cattle. Jayln graduated from MCC's then Feed and Fertilizer Marketing program in 2011 then transferred to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO. After graduating from NMSU in 2014 with a BS in Agriculture Education, she taught high school agriculture for one year in northwest Iowa. She has returned to MCC to teach in the soft skills and farm business management spectrums of the agriculture industry.
 
Paul A. Martin Paul A. Martin
Farm Management and Agribusiness Management Instructor
AAS, Muscatine Community College
BS, Southern Illinois University
Email: pmartin@eicc.edu 
Phone: 563-288-6019
Paul grew up on a family farm near Ottumwa, Iowa, and graduated from the Farm Management Program in 1984. He teaches business-related classes, crops, animal science courses as well as others. Paul has been an instructor at MCC since 1987.