We are very excited to welcome Dr. Wes Wood, Center Director & Professor, Soil & Water Science, from the University of Florida as our guest speaker.
Guests are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Dan Sulger, Rotary Club President by phone at (850) 396-2552 or email at Navarrerotary@gmail.com.
We will have a buffet lunch available at 12 Noon for a cost of $11. Guest speakers start at around 12:20 PM.
We meet at The Club at Hidden Creek at 3070 PGA Blvd., Navarre FL 32566
Dr. C. Wesley Wood – Center Director and Professor, Soil and Water Science
C. Wesley (Wes) Wood is Professor of Soil and Water Science and Center Director of the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) located on two campuses (Milton and Jay), which is part of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
He provides leadership and support for teaching, research and extension programs essential to the agricultural, natural resource conservation, environmental and consumer interests of the Florida Panhandle. He teaches and does research on carbon and nutrient cycling in managed and natural ecosystems, and has published >130 refereed journal articles on that topic.
He has conducted research in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Tanzania, Ecuador, India, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, Peru, Thailand, Honduras, Mexico, The Philippines, Haiti, and New Zealand. Wes served as Associate Editor and later as the Soil Science Technical Editor for the Agronomy Journal. He has won awards for his research, is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy, and is also a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America.