|Snapp Lab Associates|
Professor of Crop & Soil Sciences
John assists with the laboratory and field operations at KBS. He is pursuing a B.S. in Crop & Soil Science at MSU.
Mark is the laboratory manager for the work done at KBS, providing support for all of our research. Mark operates our smartchem discrete analyzer as well as a combustion analyzer to provide elemental data for our researchers.
Emily assists with the laboratory and field operations at KBS and provides writing and editing support for lab publications.
Rich is a graduate of MSU in Crop & Soil Sciences. He is a project manager for the conservation tillage project and will be overseeing the Snapp Lab field sites in East Lansing.
Bree works part time to assist in the laboratory and field operations at KBS.
Former Staff :
Lowell Gentry - On Call Advisor for LFL - KBSLowell was the project manager of the Living Field Laboratory from 2006-2009. Lowell has extensive experience in nitrogen cycling in agricultural systems, N mass balances, N nutrition and soil fertility. He now provides an adisory role when needed and continues to work on publishing data from his time here.
Claire McSwiney - Post Doc - KBSClaire studies how the use of cover crops in conventional farming systems might provide a slow release form of nitorgen when incorporated during the spring and how they can uptake excessive nitrogen during the fall. This work is completed through a nitrogen rate study and her focus remains on controlling nitrogen export as nitrous oxide and nitrate leaching. Claire has moved on.