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Maggie Norton

Maggie Norton

  • Project Manager
Maggie Norton is a project manager with the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) at Iowa State University. As a part of the Regenerative Agriculture team, she oversees multi-institutional transdisciplinary projects related to perennial landcover and biogas production. She is a proponent of collaborative and participatory natural resource management and believes that a broad exchange of knowledge, lived experiences and values are critical to building resilient agricultural systems and communities.

Before joining the Bioeconomy Institute Regenerative Agriculture team, Maggie helped Practical Farmers of Iowa members share their experiences and knowledge with diverse audiences as the organization's farmer outreach coordinator. In 2019, Maggie completed her Masters of Science in Rural Sociology and Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. She is originally from northeastern Pennsylvania and received her undergraduate education in Earth and Soil Sciences at Pennsylvania State University.

Contact Info

1140 Biorenewables Research
617 Bissell Road


  • M.S., Rural Sociology, Iowa State University, 2019.
  • M.S., Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, 2019.
  • B.S., Earth & Soil Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, 2011.