B.S., Agroecology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 2009
M.S., Agronomy, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 2011
Ph.D, Crop Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA,2015
Area of Focus
- Early season weed control in no-till production fields
- Emergence dynamics and interference of nightshade with dry beans
- Managing herbicide-resistant and difficult to control weeds through crop rotation and other cultural practices
- Control of invasive and undesirable weeds in rangeland and natural areas
- The impact of drought and climate instability on weed communities
- Providing growers with the latest information on herbicide efficacy, application technology, adjuvant use, and rotation restrictions for Western Nebraska
- Developing applications and web resources to help growers choose herbicide options that balance efficacy, resistance management, and input costs
- Designing weed control programs that work within the herbicide rotation restrictions, high pH soils, and unique the climate of Western Nebraska
- Demonstrate the value of diverse crop rotations to disrupt weed life cycles and delay the development of herbicide resistance weeds
- Young FL, Whaley DK, Lawrence NC, Burke IC. Feral rye (Secale cereale) control in winter canola in the Pacific Northwest. Weed Technol. DOI: 10.1614/WT-D-15-00109.
- Lawrence NC, Bell JL, and Burke IC. Influence of Application Method and Chemical Form on the Absorption and Translocation of Aminocyclopyrachlor in Juglans nigra. Weed Science 64(1):25-32. 2016.
- Lawrence NC and Burke IC. 2014. Control of Rattail Fescue (Vulpia myuros) in No-Till Winter Wheat. Weed Technol. 28(3):47.