People

Principal Investigator

Dr. Ajay Nair
Associate Professor, Extension Vegetable Specialist
Sustainable Vegetable Production

Lab Staff

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Agriculture Specialist I @ Iowa State University
Soil Health, Ethnobotany

Graduate Students

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Graduate Student
Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, Poultry
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Graduate Student
Organics, Food Systems
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Graduate Student
Horticulture, Biochar
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Graduate Student
Sustainable Agriculture, Lettuce
Carly
Graduate Student
Sustainable Agriculture, Tarping, Soil Health

Alumni

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Assistant Professor of Sustainable Horticulture @ Purdue University
Soil Health
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Agricultural Specialist III @ Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station
Biochar, Peppers
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PhD Student at Cornell University
Ethnobotany, Germplasm Conservation
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Territory Sales Representative for Johnny's Selected Seeds, Owner and Operator of Sogn Valley Farm in Cannon Falls, MN (http://sognvalleyfarm.com/)
Organic, no-till, strip-till
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Food Systems Program Coordinator for Dubuque County and Farm Owner @ White Blossom Farm, Colesburg, IA
Cover Crops, Soil Health
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Program Planner, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Cover Crops, Muskmelon
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Assistant Professor and Extension Consumer Horticulture Specialist @ South Dakota State University
High Tunnels, Grafting
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Crop Production & Livestock Production Organic Review Team @ Washington State Department of Agriculture Organic Program
Strip tillage, row cover, cucurbits