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 Expert  724069

Expert in Agriculture, Plant Taxonomy, Runoff, Machine, Soil Conservation, Crop Production, Erosion, Nutrients


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Texas (TX)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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He growing up on a farm raising peanuts, hay, vegetables, fruits and pecans stimulated an interest in agriculture. Therefore he attended Texas A&M and received a degree in Agronomy.

Then he went to work for the Soil Conservation Service advising farmers in their crop production, soil erosion and wind erosion. Working for 30 years for the SCS.

After retiring the state of Texas called him to see if he would work for them writing Nutrient Management Plans for animal feeding operations. He did this for about 12 years.

Now he does some consulting work and is on call for the Department of Defense to work for them on a short period of time if they have a disaster that needs his expertise to help people get back into production agriculture or take care of hazardous materials.

During his career he has worked with most crops grown, the equipment it takes to grow them, and how to control the runoff from the land.

During his time with SCS he worked for about 10 years in the plant materials field doing taxonomy work, gathering seed, growing plants, evaluation of plants, and getting plants to foundation grower.

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agricultural crop

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crown gall

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paraquat

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paraquat damage

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phytotoxicity damage

He has used most machines that are used in crop production.
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agricultural machine

He has worked with the universal soil erosion equation since it beginning and release to the SCS in 1979. He was on the team developing RUSLE until he retired from SCS. He has an exceptional knowledge of agriculture runoff and how to control it.
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agricultural runoff

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runoff

He has working all his life in agriculture which gives him an exceptional knowledge of all aspects of the field.
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agriculture

From college throughout his career he has worked with plants from naming them to growing them.
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plant taxonomy


Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1964   BS Agronomy   Crops, Soils, Conservation, and Plants   Texas A&M  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to 2007

 

Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board

 

Regional Office

 

Natural Resource Specialist

 

He is responsible for development of Water quality Management Plans, and the carrying out of the plans.

1964 to 1994

 

USDA SCS

 

State Office

 

Agronomist/ Plant Materials Specialist

 

He is responsible foe the Agronomic and Plant Materials for Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska. Agronomic emphasis is on soil ,wind, and water erosion.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Agronomy Society, Certified Professional Agronomist 00593, Certified Nutrient Management Specialist, and Technical Service Provider for USDA-NRCS

Licenses/Certifications

Certified Professional Agronomist 00593 Certified Nutrient Management Specialist TX20022 Technical Service Provider 054679

Professional Appointments

Farm Lead program of Texas Farm Bureau


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1995 to 2007   TSSWCB   Natural Resource Specialist   He writes Water Quality Management Plans.
1964 to 1994   USDA-SCS   Agronomist   He is responsible for the agronomic program.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He is proficient in development of all phases of water quality management plans.
  • He is proficient in designing water quality management practices to protect the environment.
  • He is proficient in laying out and checking out practices that will protect the natural resources of the environment
  • He is proficient in the development and imentalitation of nutrient management plans.
  • He is proficient in use of the water and wind erosion equations and the installation of practices to protect the land.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1980 to 1983   Mexico   He worked with the Mexican officials in using conservation practices to protect there land and the proper use of conservation specifications.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Development training in water and wind erosion. Was on team that developed the RUSLE program for water erosion

Other Skills and Services

Forty three years doing agriculture consulting work.


 

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