MPHM project: Ethan Smrtnik worked with Dain Bruns of Syngenta in Ohio. He helped test new technology for soil sampling for soybean cyst nematode. Ethan is currently assistant manager of Waterman Farm Operations on the Columbus campus, where he manages the facility for farm research and education. Waterman Farm projects includes dairy management and research, turfgrass science, entomology, ecological engineering, agricultural systems management, sustainable agriculture, food science, agronomic and horticultural production practices.
Comparison of soil sampling methods for estimating population
densities of Heterodera glycines cysts. E Smirtnik, T Niblack, P Paul, AE Dorrance, D Bruns. Plant Health Progress (2016) 17, 167-171
Master in Plant Health Management, Ohio State
BS Agriculture, Animal Science, Ohio State