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Ronnie W. Heiniger, Ph.D.

Professor

Responsibilities

Research:

  • Conduct investigations into cropping systems using corn,soybeans, and small grains.Plant rust
  • Present research activities involve the use of global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information systems(GIS) in managing crop production in North Carolina. Yield mapping, soil grid sampling, and variable rate application of nutrients, seed, and pesticides are being tested using farm cooperators.

Extension:

Corn growing
  • Provide information to North Carolina farmers on corn, soybean,and wheat production. Conduct training on using GPS, GIS, and variable rate technologies on the farm.

Publications

Farmers researching

Experience

    • 2000-present. Associate Professor – NC State University
    • 1994-1999. Assistant Professor – NC State University
    • 1989-1994. Research Assistant – Kansas State University
Irrigation
  • 1986-1989. Agriculture Instructor – Highland Community College
  • 1976-1989. Crop and Dairy Farmer – Powhattan, Kansas.

Education

  • 1991-1994. Ph.D. (Crop Ecology) Kansas State University.
  • 1989-1991. M.Sc. (Crop Ecology) Kansas State University.
  • 1974-1976. B.Sc. (Agriculture) Kansas State University.
  • 1972-1974. A.A. (Agriculture) Allen Co. Community College

Links
Plots of crops growing