B.S., Cornell University
M.S., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
John Lory has a Commercial Agriculture extension/research appointment in environmental nutrient management. His objective is to promote the efficient use of nutrients from manure and other sources for crop production in a manner that protects water and other natural resources of the state. His extension and applied research program is focused on four areas:
1) Management of edge-of-field nutrient losses in runoff from manure and fertilizer.
2) Developing nutrient management tools and software.
3) Evaluating the cost and feasibility of nutrient management changes on animal feeding operations.
4) Phosphorus and nitrogen fertilizer recommendations.