Jaimie West

Research Specialist

West - POTATO GRADING

B.S. Environmental Science and Cultural Anthropology, Duke University (2005)

M.S. Soil Science with joint degree in Environment & Resources (Nelson Institute), University of Wisconsin—Madison (2013)

Thesis: Organic Nutrient and Weed Management on Sandy Soil under Sweet Corn Production

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award—North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference (2012)
  • Graduate student poster competition winner—Committee on Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA), Annual Soil, Crop & Agronomy meeting (2012)

Jaimie joined the lab in 2010 to pursue an M.S. in Soil Science and signed on as a Research Specialist in 2013. Research interests include nutrient use efficiency in vegetable and row crop production, and organic/alternative nutrient management using cover crops.

Contact: jrwest@wisc.edu