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Jeff Carter

Extension Assistant Professor:
Agronomy Specialist
Field Crops & Nutrient Management


(802) 388-4969 ext.332

23 Pond Lane, Suite 300, Middlebury, VT 05753-1189

Profile & Education

Jeff Carter has worked with farmers all around Vermont regarding crop production including corn, alfalfa, pasture, Christmas trees and wildlife food plots. For 26 years he has provided information on using fertilizer, manure and pesticides; how to grow crops and take care of the soil; and nutrient management planning to meet farm regulations. Jeff works with commercial farmers, backyard growers and public officials to promote agriculture.

  • MS, University of Vermont - Plant Science
  • BS, University of Idaho - Agricultural Mechanization
Areas of Expertise

Agriculture crop production and water quality protection; Farm management planning; Precision agriculture

Suggested Topics for Comment

Precision agriculture using GPS for farm profitability; Nutrient management to keep Lake Champlain clean

Honors & Awards
  • NACAA Distinguished Service Award
  • American Society of Agronomy - Certified Crop Advisor
  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA)
  • Vermont Association of Agricultural Agents (VAAA) - State President

Last modified October 15 2014 11:25 AM