The extension programs in ENST is centered around two of the Land Grant missions: outreach and applied research. The outreach component interprets and distributes scientific, engineering, and design knowledge to professionals, operators, advisors, state agencies, local municipalities, and the general public. Applied research is critical in providing unbiased research that is essential for our outreach programming.
Areas of current and planned outreach and applied research include:
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Last updated: 07/27/2011
Farmers, Fertilizers, Water Pollution. Poultry litter and human biosolids have been commonly used as fertilizers for decades. However, at the Wye Research and Education Center, aquatic toxicologists Dr. Lance Yonkos and Dr. Daniel Fisher are studying the environmental fate and effects of contaminants found in these fertilizers. Learn More>>
Dr. Joshua McGrath, an assistant professor in ENST, was awarded the 2010 Inspiring Young Scientist Award from the American Society of Agronomy. This prestigious and competitive award recognizes worthy early-career professionals who have made an outstanding contribution toward sustaining agriculture through environmental quality research, teaching, extension or industry activity. Learn More>>