DR. CRISTINE MORGAN
Dr. Cristine Morgan, Chief Scientific Officer of the Soil Health Institute, is responsible for developing and establishing the scientific direction, strategy and implementation plan for soil health research programs.
Prior to joining the Institute, Dr. Morgan was Professor of Soil Science at Texas A&M University, where her emphasis was in soil hydrology, pedometrics, and global soil security. Dr. Morgan conducted research on how management practices influence soil-plant-water relations, developed methods for measuring soil carbon that were adopted by the USDA, and has a history of applying knowledge for the benefit of farmers and ranchers.
Dr. Morgan serves on the board of the Soil Science Society of America, is an editor in chief at the global soil science journal, Geoderma, and participates in committees for the International Union of Soil Sciences.
About the Soil Health Institute
The Soil Health Institute (www.soilhealthinstitute.org) is a non-profit whose mission is to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement. The Institute works with its many stakeholders to identify gaps in research and adoption; develop strategies, networks and funding to address those gaps; and ensure beneficial impact of those investments to agriculture, the environment and society.