We are a multi-disciplinary team focused on developing Brassica carinata as a sustainable feedstock for advanced renewables including advanced jet fuel, bio-diesel, and other value added co-products as well as a high protein source for animal feed. Our industry and grower group partners include Agrisoma Biosciences, Inc., Applied Research Associates, Inc., Mustard 21.
Row crop systems agronomy; evaluating overall
system fit of carinata production in the Southeast.
Crop Physiology, agronomic best management practices,
advanced genotype screening and selection
Sensor and imaging based high throughput
phenotyping for crop screening
Beef Cattle nutrition, carinata meal feed efficiency analysis
Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Program Manager
Plant disease epidemiology, disease management
and decision support systems
Cropping Systems Fertility Specialist
Weed Management and Ecology, new product
Regional Specialized Agent, variety testing at
Suwanee Valley, FL
Disease management and variety testing at Auburn University