Faculty

Andrew J. Price
Cooperating Staff

Contact Information:

USDA-ARS NSDL
411 S Donahue Dr
334-844-4741
priceaj@auburn.edu

Selected Publications
 

Education :
Ph.D., 5/2003, North Carolina State University (Crop Science)
M.S., 12/1999, The University of Tennessee (Plant and Soil Sciences)
B.S., 12/1996, The University of Tennessee (Plant and Soil Sciences)

Professional Experience:
2003-present : Affiliate Assistant Professor, Auburn University
2003-present : Weed Scientist, USDA-ARS, National Soil Dynamics Unit
2001-2002: Research Associate, North Carolina State University
1999-2002: Graduate Research Assistant, North Carolina State University
1997-1999: Graduate Research Assistgant, The University of Tennessee

Honors and Awards:
USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit Presented for "Outstanding Dedication and Support of Conservation Agriculture Programs in the Southeast United States", 2007.

Distinguished Service Award, presented for "Outstanding Conservation Systems Research and Technology Transfer" presented by the Alabama Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society, 2006.

Merit Award, presented for "Outstanding Conservation Systems Research Technology Transfer" Presented by the Soil and Water Conservation Society, 2006.

Project Award, For Outstanding and Dedicated Service and Leadership, Auburn Civitan Club, 2006.

Bailey Award, American Peanut Research and Education Society, 2005.

Outstanding Ph.D Student, Crop Science Department, N.C. State University, 2003.

Professional Activities:
Brief description of research program and goals
Research program and goals are to conduct basic and applied research that supports the development of soil management systems to increase plant available water and reduce the risks from short-term droughts in production systems common to the southeastern United States. Initiates, develops, and manages research projects addressing the impact of integrated weed management strategies on weed populations/competitiveness in conservation systems. Development of cost-effective and environmentally friendly weed management systems integrating conservation tillage, crop rotations, cover crops and associated allelopathy, and transgenic crops for the region.

Professional Societies Membership:
  • Chairperson, 2003-2004, SERA-IEG, Current Issues in Weed Biology, Weed/Crop Interactions, and Weed Management in the Southern Region (S-183).
  • Alabama Invasive Plant Council
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society
  • International Weed Science Society
  • Soil and Water Conservation Society
  • Southern Weed Science Society
  • Weed Science Society of America
   
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