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Meet Your Soil Fertility Extension State Specialist- Dr. Manbir Rakkar

Dr. Manbir Rakkar

We are excited to introduce Dr. Manbir Rakkar as the new Soil Fertility Extension State Specialist. Manbir started her position in the School of Environment and Natural Resources on August 15 and will be an active member of Extension’s AgCrops Team.

Manbir has expertise in soil fertility and health, nutrient management, cropping systems, and agroecology. She received her PhD in Agronomy from University of Nebraska- Lincoln in 2018 and MS in Soil Science from North Dakota State University in 2015. Prior to her appointment at Ohio State University, Manbir was an Assistant Research Professor at Montana State University.

We are very excited to have Manbir as part of our Extension team! Welcome, Manbir!

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