Agronomy; UMass Extension Crops, Dairy, Livestock; Agroecology Working Group
of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, Bowditch Hall
of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003
Avondale College, N.S.W., Australia 1972
University of Canterbury, New Zealand 1974
University of Canterbury, New Zealand 1977
Post Doc. Texas Tech University, USA 1978
Employment and Experience:
1968-72 44 wks on-farm training requirement for the B.Agr.Sc. degree.
Raised on family dairy farm in New Zealand.
1973 Agricultural Science Teacher, Carmel College, Perth, Western Australia.
1975-77 Research Assoc. Agronomy
Instructor in Agronomy and Statistics, Univ. of Canterbury, N.Z.
1978-79 Post-doct. Dept. of Plant & Soil Sci., Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, Tx.
1979-84 Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist, Univ. of Massachusetts.
1984-90 Associate Professor/Extension Agronomist, Univ. of Massachusetts.
1990- Professor/Extension Agronomist, Univ. of Massachusetts.
2009- Associate Dean, Agricultural Research and Outreach
2009- Director, Center for Agriculture (including UMass Farms)
2009- Director, Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station
2011- Director, UMass Extension
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