SSSA Soil & Water Management & Conservation Division


Mission

Conduct research, educate students, and transfer technologies to improve soil and water conservation through alternative and proven management practices.

AWARDS

2017 SWMC Graduate Student Award

The SWMC Graduate Student Award is presented each year to a graduate student whose thesis research and graduate responsibilities utilize creative approaches to gain understanding and develop solutions for soil and water conservation and management problems. The recipient's research must be in soil and water management and conservation. The $350 award is designed to assist the student with travel expenses associated with attending the annual SSSA meeting. The recipient will be recognized at the Division Business Meeting.

To apply, please send: 1) one-page summary of current thesis research, 2) one-page CV, 3) transcript from current graduate institution, and 4) reference letter from current major professor/advisor.

Nomination or application packages are due to the Award Committee Chair by JUNE 1, 2017. The requested materials should be sent to: Dr. Clark J. Gantzer (gantzerc@missouri.edu), 330 ABNR, School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211; Tel: 573-882- 0611; Fax: 573-884-5070

 

Soil and Water Management and Conservation Young Scholar Award

The Soil and Water Management and Conservation Young Scholar Award serves to recognize young scientists who have made outstanding contributions to soil and water management and conservation within seven years of completing their Ph.D. Young Scholar Award. Plaque from division.

Submission: Send all nomination materials electronically as a PDF to Jane Johnson (jane.johnson@ars.usda.govJune 1, 2017. 

(PDF)/files/membership/divisions/soil-and-water-management-and-conservation-young-scholar-award-2017.pdf

 

Current Officers & Committee Members -2017

 Chair  Humberto Blanco hblanco2@unl.edu
 Chair-Elect  Hero Gollany hero.gollany@ars.usda.gov
 Past Chair Jane Johnson jane.johnson@ars.usda.gov
 Division Board Representative  Alan Franzluebbers alan.franzluebbers@ars.usda.gov

 

Annual Meeting Program 2017

Chair – Humberto Blanco

Nominating

Chair –Jane Johnson | Members –  David Huggins Tom Sauer Alan Franzluebbers

SSSA – SWCS Joint Symposium

Chair – Jeff Strock | Members – Clark Gantzer, Chris Gross, Veronica Acosta-Martinez, Rebecca Power

Duties of Officers | Past Officers and Chairs

 


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In This Section


Division Awards


Young Scholar Award

Graduate Student Award

Graduate Student Poster Award

Best Paper Award

Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship

Howard M. Taylor Lectureship

 

Related Organizations & Links


Bureau of Land Management

Canadian Society of Soil Science

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

International Union of Soil Sciences

Soil and Water Conservation Society

SSSA Consulting Soil Scientists Division

U.S. Geological Survey

USDA Agricultural Research Service

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

World Soil Information

 

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