Agronomy

Project Leader: Don Horneck, Agronomist (1958-2014)

Extension Research: Soil fertility/crop production, potatoes, onions, alfalfa, cereals. We offer expertise on a wide range of topics to the general public, growers and fieldmen in the area. We also represent agriculture's interests on committees. We provide educational pesticide and CCA licensing opportunities for local growers and fieldmen. Our primary concerns are profitability and environmental sustainability of local cropping systems.

Special Interests: Soil fertility / crop production / ammonia volatilization / biomass / Re-Use Water Consortium. The Re-Use Water Consortuim meets regularly regarding soil and plant nutrition including manure, biosolid, re-use water and fertilizer management. Projects include liming, grass seed, reclamation grasses, general agronomy and irrigation water quality.

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