Otto I. Bergh (1914 - 1930)

xOtto I. Bergh was trained in elementary education at Moorehead State Teachers College and later studied soils and agronomy at the University of Wisconsin. During his 16 years as superintendent he was instrumental in bringing considerable growth to the station and school. He initiated a comprehensive system of soil fertilization plots and encouraged farmers to use barnyard manure and supplement it with lime and commercial fertilizer. It was during Mr. Bergh's administration that the North Central School of Agriculture for high school boys was established.

Otto I. Berg left the station in July 1930 for a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin and lived in Florida after retirement until his death about 1965.