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Soil Science


Dr. R. Jay Goos
Professor, Soil Science

Office: 127 Walster Hall, Box 6050
Phone: 701-231-8581
Fax: 701-231-7861

Web site: Iron Deficiency Chlorosis of Soybeans


Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Management


  • B.S., M.S. South Dakota State University
  • Ph.D. Colorado State University


Undergraduate courses taught:
Soil Science 332, Soil Fertility and Fertilizers, Spring Semester. Click here for more information about this course.
Graduate courses taught:
None, but usually have one graduate student working with me.

Research Interests:

My current research involves iron chlorosis in soybeans...variety screening for tolerance to Fe chlorosis, fertilization and other cultural practices for the alleviation of iron chlorosis. I also have worked for over 20 years on fertilizer management for wheat.

Awards received

  1. Researcher of the Year, Fluid Fertilizer Foundation, 1999. 
  2. Werner Nelson Award, for "outstanding contribution in the development of soil fertility and plant nutrition management to increase crop yields for the benefit of the American farmer and consumer...." Fluid Fertilizer Foundation, 1994.
  3. Great Plains Soil Fertility Leadership Award, "in recognition of timely and innovative soil fertility related contributions leading to increased profitabilty for American Agriculture...." Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference, 1992.
  4. Honorary Member Award, "in recognition of outstanding contributions to the fluid fertilizer industry..." National Fertilizer Solutions Association, 1989.
  5. Crops and Soils Award, "for excellence in agricultural journalism," American Society of Agronomy, 1987.

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Soil Science Department
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nathan.Derby@NDSU.EDU

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