Dr. Abbey Wick
Asst. Professor of Soil Health-Extension
Dr. Wick received her PhD in 2007 from University of Wyoming and was research faculty at Virginia Tech from 2008 to 2012. She has extensive experience in working with landowners and industry on issues ranging from soil nutrient cycling and physical limitations of soils on crop production to best management practices for reclaiming mined lands.
Dr. Caley Gasch
Asst. Professor of Soil Science – Soil Health
Soil ecology and aboveground-belowground linkages
Spatial and temporal analysis of soil properties, vegetation, and ecosystem processes
Restoration, reclamation, and monitoring of degraded soils
Carrington Research Extension Center
Dr. Jasper Teboh
Dr. Teboh graduated from NDSU in 2007 with a PhD in Soil Science and worked as a Research Associate in the School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences at Louisiana State University from 2007 to 2012. Dr. Teboh specializes in the areas of soil fertility and nutrient management.
Hettinger Research Extension Center
Dr. Ben Geaumont
Dr. Geaumont received his PhD in 2009 from NDSU and worked as a post-doctorate research fellow at the Hettinger REC from 2009 to 2011. His research focuses on the interactions between wildlife and agriculture and the thresholds between the two.
Langdon Research Extension Center
Mr. Karlwar received his MS in Land Resource Science from the University of Guelph in Ontario in 2010. He has experience preventing and mitigating soil salinity and sodicity and management practices to improve soil health and management.
North Central Research Extension Center
Mr. Augustin received both his MS (2009) and BS (2005) from NDSU. He worked for NDSU at the Carrington REC prior to his current position at the North Central REC. He has significant extension experience on various aspects of nutrient management and soil health.