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.
2014 Manuscripts will be due August 27, 2014. Details below.
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"