STEPHEN J. HERBERT

Professor of Agronomy; UMass Extension Crops, Dairy, Livestock; Agroecology Working Group

Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, Bowditch Hall
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003

Tel. (413) 545-2250
Fax (413) 545-0260
Email: sherbert@pssci.umass.edu

Education:
Dip.Sci.Tchg. Avondale College, N.S.W., Australia 1972
B.Agr.Sc. University of Canterbury, New Zealand 1974
Ph.D.(Agron.) 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
1975-77 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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