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.
2015 Manuscripts were are due September 30, 2015.
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"