Honors, Awards and Service:
Farmers Award Central Mass. Dairy Producers Assoc. 1988.
Extension-Industry Award in Agronomy NE Branch Am. Soc. Agron. 1987.
President NE Branch Am. Soc. Agron. 1992-93.
Board of Directors NE Branch Am. Soc. Agron. 1998-01.
Board of Directors, Am. Soc. Agron. 1998-01.
A201 Organization Policy and Bylaws Com., Am. Soc. Agron. 1997-99.
Coordinator Massachusetts Extension Crops Dairy Livestock Team.
Coordinator University of Massachusetts Agronomy Research Farm.
Editor, Massachusetts Crop, Dairy, Livestock News.
Editor, Massachusetts Agronomy Research Report.
N.E. Regional Sustainable Agriculture State Representative
N.E. Regional Agric. and Natural Resources Extension. Program Leaders State Contact

Undergraduate Courses - PLSOIL 350, Crop Science; PLSOIL 370 Tropical Agriculture.
Graduate Courses - PLSOIL 520, Crop Physiology; PLSOIL 791, Seminar Methods.
Graduate Students - Committee chair 8 Ph.D. and 18 M.S. candidates.

Research: Activities and Adaptive Studies (Massachusetts and China)
Corn - hybrid evaluation, fertilization, population modeling, tillage, IPM
Alfalfa - interaction fall management, Fusarium and Sitona, and manure application
Cover Crops - N contribution and weed control (clovers, hairy vetch, oat, rape, rye)
Water Quality - nitrate leaching, manure management
Herb Crops - nectar for honey bees, medicinals and dried flowers
Soybean - cultivar evaluation, cultural mgt, physiology of seed yield
Intercropping - corn and legumes for silage

Coordinator and State contact for Agronomy, Crops, Dairy, Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, and Agriculture and Natural Resources in Massachusetts.

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