Dwayne Joseph is the current Agriculture and Food Systems Agent for Kent County. His past and present research focusses around the evaluation and development of integrated weed management approaches for vegetables and agronomic crops in Maryland. Dwayne completed his B.S degree in Biology at Grambling State University in Louisiana before heading to Clemson University in South Carolina. There, he received his M.S and Ph.D in Plant and Environmental Sciences. Before joining the University of Maryland (UMD) Extension team in 2022, Dwayne was a postdoctoral research associate at UMD. Dwayne plans to be a resource to the residents of Kent County as he develops relevant programming that will address their immediate needs.