Amy Shober

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Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

Amy Shober

Professor and Extension Specialist, Nutrient Management
 302-831-2146

Office location:
152 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Resources and links

Education

  • Ph.D. – Environmental Soil Management – University of Delaware
  • M.S. – Soil Science – Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S. – Environmental Science; Option: Waste Management – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
  • B.A. – Chemistry – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Professional experience

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, 2014-present

Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, 2012-2014

Associate Professor and State Extension Specialist, Soil and Water Science Department, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 2011-2012

Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist, Soil and Water Science Department, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 2006-2011

Professional activities and affiliations

American Society of Agronomy

  • Chair – Nutrient Loss and Assessment Community (2013-2014)
  • Vice Chair – Nutrient Loss and Assessment Community (2010-2012)
  • Associate Editor – Journal of Environmental Quality (2010-2012)
  • Chair – Graduate School Workshop Committee (2008-2010)
  • Member – Graduate School Workshop Committee (2006-2008)

American Society of Horticultural Sciences
Hillsborough River Watershed Alliance

  • Board member (2007-present)

Soil Science Society of America

  • Marion & Chrystie Jackson Soil Science Award Committee chair (2010)

Southern Extension Research Activity (SERA-17) – Phosphorus Workgroup

  • Annual meeting organizer (2011)
  • Best management practice workgroup member (2007-present)
  • Soil/manure testing workgroup member (2003-2007)

Southern Regional Water Quality Program (USDA-NIFA)

  • Youth team member (2010-present)
  • Watershed Restoration and Education team member (2008-present)
  • Nutrient Management team member (2008-present)