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Cary Green

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Cary J. Green, Professor and Chair
Program/Dept: Department of Agriculture Sciences
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Morehead State University

Department of Agricultural Sciences
Reed Hall  325
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606.783.2662


Prior to coming to MSU, Dr. Cary Green served as associate dean for Academic and International Programs in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. He also was a professor of soil science in the Crop and Soil Science Department. Green had responsibilities for international activities, curricula, scholarships, student records and enrollment management activities. He was active in mentoring and student leadership development.

Prior to going to OSU, Green was a professor of soil science and director of the Agricultural Recruitment and Career Center at Texas Tech University. Green’s soil science research program included investigations of the effects on soils of nutrients and salts derived from effluent water and the environmental fate of chemical and biological agents. He taught graduate and undergraduate courses in introductory soil science, soil fertility, environmental soil science and soil chemistry.
He served as the national advisor for Students in Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Science and as chair for the Resident Education Division of the American Society of Agronomy. He is the past chair of the Board for the Texas Certified Crop Advisor program.
Green received his bachelor's degree  in crop and soil science from Purdue University in 1987. He received his master's degree in soil microbiology and biochemistry in 1989 and earned a Ph.D. in soil science from Iowa State University in 1993.

Green enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, as well as photography, fishing and shooting sports.

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