Darrel S. Metcalfe Student Manuscript Contest
The Darrel S. Metcalfe Student Manuscript Contest provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students interested in agronomy, crop science, and/or soil science an opportunity to gain experience in researching, organizing, and writing articles for publication.
Submit your manuscript online through our award system. It's a short form that will allow you to upload your manuscript after entering a few details. Choose "self nomination" as your option. If you have any questions about the submission system please contact Emily Fuger firstname.lastname@example.org or (608)268-4949.
2014 Manuscript Winners
1st place: Kathryn Hoemann - Iowa State
2nd: Nikki Stehr - UW River Falls,
3rd: Nathan Hankes - UW River Falls
1st Place: Nick Bulter-Lapointe from University of Maryland
College Park "Grazing livestock to increase soil carbon and nitrogen"
2nd place: Alexandra Welch from University of Maryland, College Park
"Termites increase soil productivity in semi-arid and arid tropics"
3rd place: Lindsey Rushford, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Soil properties and soybean yield in a catena in south central Wisconsin"
1st Place: Tim Von Thun -University of Maryland
"Nutrient Exchange through Hyphae in Intercropping Systems Affects Yields"
2nd Place: Peter Lynagh -University of Maryland, College Park
"Mesophytic Root Responses to O2"
3rd Place: Jarai Carter -University of Illinois
"Who’s Trending in Agriculture? A Look at Social Media"