Extension Associate Professor: Agronomy Specialist Field Crops and Nutrient Management

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.

Awards and Recognition

  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Distinguished Service Award

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Society of Agronomy - Certified Crop Advisor
  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA)
  • Vermont Association of Agricultural Agents (VAAA) - State President
Jeff Carter

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • 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


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


  • (802) 388-4969
Office Location:

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