Ph.D., 1980, Univ. of Florida (Soil Science)
MS, 1973, Auburn
University (Soil Science)
Birmingham Southern College
1995 : Extension Agronomist & Professor,
1989 : Ext. Agron. & Assoc.
Professor, Auburn University
1984 : Ext. Agron. & Assist. Professor,
: Ext. Lab Director & Lecturer, Clemson
Maintain and update Auburn
University's long-term soil fertility experiments,
keep records, and periodically publish data from
15 on-going experiments statewide.
Monitor effects of long-term nutrient
applications on soil accumulations and losses.
Assure that A.U.'s recommendations based
on soil tests are up-to-date and research-based.
Evaluate industrial, municipal, and agricultural
waste for land application as sources of plant nutrients.
Evaluate crop nutrient needs and sources
as related to sustainable agricultural systems.
Conduct programs, classes, workshops,
and other extension outreach programs related to soils,
plant nutrition, fertilizers and environmental quality
(e.g., grower meetings, Master Gardener classes, waste
Develop educational materials related
to land application of manures and other agricultural
and industrial byproducts.
Serve as a liason with the fertilizer
and agricultural industry.
Conduct on-site demonstrations related
to soils and plant nutrition.
|Honors and Awards:
- Extension Communication Award. 2003. Presented
by Ala. Association of County Agric. Agents
and Specialists in category of Learning Module
for development of Master Gardener Learning Module
in "Soils, Plant Nutrition, and Fertilizers".
- Educational Materials Award - Poster Division.
2002. Presented by Amer. Soc. Agronomy for outstanding
poster in Division A-04.
- Environmental Merit Award. 2000. Presented
by US-EPA Region IV for extension waste management
- Alabama Master Gardener recognition. 1995.
Presented by Ala. Master Gardeners Assoc. for "Outstanding
Service and Dedication".
- Teamwork in Extension Award. 1992. Presented
by Epsilon Sigma Phi.
- Environmental Achievement Award. 1990. Presented
by Scott Paper Company for bioash recycling program.
- Educational Materials Award. 1992. Presented
by American Society of Agronomy for extension
Application of Sludge," by C.C. Mitchell and
|Professional Societies Membership:
University Campus Planning Committee. 1999-2002
AAES Soil Test Service Committee, Co-chair. 1988-present
College of Agriculture Planning Committee. 2003
College of Agriculture Ag. Heritage Park Committee, 1999-present
ACES Search Committee, Assist. Director and Program Leader. 2002
Soil Science Society of America S-877 (Soil Testing) Committee
- College of Agriculture Ag. Roundup Chairman, 1994.