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Soil Science (Dryland Soil/Crop Management)

Brigham Young University







Research Interests:

  • Soil and water conservation in dryland and limited irrigation agroecosystems.
  • Quantifying effects of dryland crop management and of alternative irrigation and water management strategies on the soil-plant-atmosphere systems
  • Development of best management practices for conserving water quantity and water quality in agricultural fields and urban landscapes
  • Agricultural applications to global environmental concerns including carbon dynamics and biofuel production.


Extension and Outreach:

Dr. Hansen leads an active outreach education program involving farm producers, agricultural professionals, and staff from federal and state agencies on topics related to soil and water conservation and management. He also had international outreach work including agricultural projects in Russia and Afghanistan.

For more information: Limited Irrigation Cropping Systems Research

Curriculum Vitae

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