My teaching program focuses on teaching basic and applied concepts and practices for sustainable agricultural and urban land management. I teach courses on campus and via the web. My main course is “Sustainable Agricultural and Urban Land Management” taught each Fall. The teaching programs support student teaching goals of the department and College.
My research program has focused on optimizing nutrient management for farm profitability and environmental sustainability. The program is built around the general area of nutrient best management practices. Projects covered include soil test calibration, determining fertilizer requirements and nutrient management practices for various crops, and measuring environmental impact of nutrient management programs. The research program trains graduate students and contributes to the general scientific knowledge base through publications in scientific journals.