John serves as the soil fertility extension specialist for Manitoba Agriculture and previously with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food in extension and field crop research He has a B. Sc. Agr. in Crop Science from the University of Guelph and M.S. in Soil Science from Purdue University.
Currently John is Chair of the MB Soil Fertility Advisory Committee. John is a Certified Crop Advisor and was recognized as International CCA of the Year in 2014. John’s odd obsession is hunting the officially designated state and provincial soils – of which he has captured 41 states and 8 provinces.