Viticulture: Mike White

Mike White

Counties Served

Statewide

Areas of Expertise

Agronomic resource management with emphasis in: soils; soil fertility; waste nutrient use; crop production practices; forage selection and use; soil conversation; integrated crop management; pesticide use; pesticide safety and compliance training.

Frequent Clients

ISU Extension county and area directors, council members; state and local elected officials; units of government; chambers of commerce; general public; organizations; and industry.

Joined ISU Extension

October 1994

Extension Positions/Other Experience
  • USDA Soil Conservation Service, 5/77 - 5/81
  • Land 'O Lakes agronomy salesman, 5/81 - 1/84
  • Laverty Sprayers, crop consultant, 1/84 - 1/86
  • Lavery Elevator Inc., agronomy sales manager, 1/86 - 7/92
  • Heartland Co-op, chief agronomist, 7/92 - 10/94.
Education
  • Red Oak , Iowa High School graduate, 5/73
  • A.S. Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs Ia., 5/75
  • B.S. Forest Management , Iowa State University, Ames Ia., 5/78
  • M.A. Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames Ia., 12/89.
Awards/Honors/Publications
  • Certified Professional Agronomist, CpAg
  • Certified Crop Advisor, CCA
  • Iowa Certified Pesticide Applicator, categories: 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 10, 02, 30T, 05, 06, 7C
  • Semi-tractor trailer Commercial Drivers License
  • Iowa Notary Public; Iowa Real Estate License
  • Xi Sigma Pi Natural Resource Honor Society, 5/78
  • Soil Conservation Service Certificate of Merit, 1/81
  • Citation of Appreciation from Indianola , Ia. FFA Chapter, 4/89
  • Indianola Ia. Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year in 1990
  • ISU Certificate of Appreciation for Paper presented at 1991 ISU Crop Production and Protection Conference, 12/91
  • ISU Extension CRP Committee Achievement award, 11/97
  • "Methods For Interseeding Legumes and Grasses Into CRP" paper presented at ISU Crop Production Conference, 11/97
Extension Publications
  • The Internet: Communications For The Future, 4/96
  • Muskthistle Control In Grass Pastures, 5/96
  • Multiflora Rose Control in Grass Pastures, 6/96
  • Canada Thistle Control In Grass Pastures, 1/97
  • Methods of Interseeding Legumes into CRP Sod, ISU CRP-20, 10/97
  • Rate Variability of Anhydrous Ammonia Applicator Equipment, ISU Pm-1747, 11/97
  • Interseeding Small Seeded Forages Into Sod with Conventional Corn/Soybean Planters, ISU CRP-21, 3/98.
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