April 25, 2024, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (US Central)

Jessica Bezerra De Oliveira ( jbezerra@k-state.edu )
Manhattan, KS

Join the meeting of the Kansas Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society: Planning for Kansas' Water Future with Jean Steiner. The lecture will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Room 2002 of Throckmorton Hall.

Steiner is a native of Manhattan and received her master's and doctoral degrees in agronomy from Kansas State University. In graduate, postdoctoral, and subsequent research with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, she worked in arid to humid regions on a wide range of irrigated cropping, rainfed cropping, and grazing systems, with emphasis on climate adaptation and sustainability of agriculture at farm and watershed scales. 

Steiner has been recognized as a fellow of four international scientific societies and has served as president of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and the American Society of Agronomy. She moved to Manhattan in 2018, following retirement as director of the USDA Grazinglands Research Laboratory in El Reno, Oklahoma. She continues to collaborate with researchers as an adjunct professor at Kansas State University and as a researcher at New Mexico State University. In 2020, Gov. Laura Kelly appointed her a member of the Kansas Water Authority.

If you have more questions, contact jbezerra@k-state.edu

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