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Abigail Baxter

Urban Nutrient Management Specialist

Overview

I am contracted to assist in administration and development of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Urban Nutrient Management program. I work in collaboration with various governmental agencies, Virginia cooperative extension, and numerous local programs to help promote best management practices and nutrient management strategies to help reduce overall pollution in the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding waterways.

Expertise

  • Soil Science, Nutrient Management 

Education

  • Ph.D. Crop and Soil Environmental Science, Virginia Tech, 2018  
  • B.S. Environmental Science, George Mason University, 2015

AP Faculty | 2019 – present
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Soils Lab Technician | 2018
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  1. Baxter AE, Maguire RO, Whitehurst G, Holshouser D, Reiter M. Novel Fertilizer as an Alternative for Supplying Manganese and Boron to Soybeans.  Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 50(1):65-76. 02 Jan 2019.