Dr. Taylor is the Assistant Director and State Program Leader of the Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Community Economic Development Programs Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service. Before becoming the Assistant Director he was an extension machinery specialist. Before joining the faculty at Oklahoma State, he spent 15 years as a state extension specialist at Kansas State University. He has conducted research on no-till seeding systems, GPS accuracy, and using yield monitor data and has been actively involved with on-farm research groups. Recent research involves using sensors in variable rate application of crop inputs and evaluation of seeding equipment for no-till systems.