Dr. Calvin Trostle helps farmers in west Texas and beyond grow their crops in frequent drought. He is often known as ‘the non-cotton guy,’ conducting research and education programs in grain sorghum, wheat, sunflower, forages, guar, and alternative crops. Based in Lubbock, he also serves Texas A&M AgriLife and Texans as state hemp specialist. Calvin is a faculty member of Texas A&M Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences. He writes monthly on hemp and hosts a “First Tuesday” AgriLife hemp Zoom update.