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John Sawyer

 

Extension Soil Fertility Specialist and Professor in Agronomy

3208 Agronomy Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1010

Telephone: (515) 294-7078
Email: jsawyer@iastate.edu

Web site: Iowa State University Agronomy Extension Soil Fertility

John Sawyer

 

 

certification

ARCPACS Certified Professional Agronomist

ARCPACS Certified Professional Soil Scientist

Certified Crop Adviser

 

education

Assoc. Chemical Engineering Technology, University of Toledo, 1974

B.S. Agriculture, The Ohio State University, 1977

M.S. Agronomy, University of Illinois, 1985

Ph.D. Agronomy, University of Illinois, 1988

 

professional associations

PHI KAPPA PHI

American Society of Agronomy

Soil Science Society of America

Iowa Academy of Science

 

professional experience

photo1998 - Present
Iowa State University/Ames, Iowa
Professor (70% extension, 30% research), Department of Agronomy. 

Coordinate and provide leadership for Extension soil fertility and nutrient management programs to support production of agronomic crops in Iowa. 

Study the chemistry of plant nutrients in soils, soil nutrient management, and implications of soil management related to soil fertility, tillage, and the environment.

Conduct applied research related to efficient fertilizer use and nutrient, manure, and limestone management.

1991-1998
GROWMARK, Inc./Bloomington, Illinois
Manager, Agronomy Services

1988-1991
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS/Urbana, Illinois
Associate Agronomist

1983-1988
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS/Urbana, Illinois
Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant

1979-1983
OHIO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER/Wooster, Ohio
Assistant Branch Manager

1977-1979
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS/Urbana, Illinois
Assistant Agronomist

links Agronomy Department

Agronomy Extension

Iowa State University

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Soil Fertility web site

 

personal interests May Every Day Include a Hole In One

Wouldn't It Be Nice if Every Golf Shot Was This Easy!

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FAMILY

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