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Our soil science research addresses relevant and emerging issues in all three soil phases (physics, chemistry, and biology). Some significant research efforts address sustainable high crop productivity with high-profit including tillage management, carbon sequestration and reduced nitrous oxide emission, soil management, manure use, organic farming, cover crops, biochar, protection of surface and ground water, and precision nutrient management.

Cropwatch – Soil Management to Optimize Crop Production in Nebraska

UNL Water – Soil and Water Management

Soil Science Team

Andrea Basche

Andrea Basche
Assistant Professor

Rhae Drijber

Rhae Drijber
Professor

Richard Ferguson

Richard Ferguson
Professor, Vice Chancellor of Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture

Javed Iqbal

Javed Iqbal
Assistant Professor

Michael Kaiser

Michael Kaiser
Assistant Professor

Bijesh Maharjan

Bijesh Maharjan
Assistant Professor

Martha Mamo

Martha Mamo
Department Head, John E. Weaver Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture

Laila Puntel

Laila Puntel
Assistant Professor

Sabrina Ruis

Sabrina Ruis
Research Assistant Professor

Meghan Sindelar

Meghan Sindelar
Assistant Professor of Practice

Haisung Yang

Haisung Yang
Associate Professor

Rebecca Young

Rebecca Young
Assistant Professor of Practice