Erick De Wolf is a professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at Kansas State University, where he serves as an extension plant pathologist specializing in diseases of wheat and other small grains. Erick received a PhD in plant pathology from North Dakota State University in 2000 and was a post-doctoral researcher at The Ohio State University/OARDC in Wooster. He began his faculty career at The Pennsylvania State University in 2001, where he was an extension plant pathologist covering all field and forage crops, and he began his current position at Kansas State University in 2007. Erick’s research interests include plant disease epidemiology and disease management. He is particularly interested in the relationship between weather and disease epidemics and the development of disease forecasting systems.