Amy Shober

Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

Amy Shober

Professor and Extension Specialist, Nutrient Management

Office location:

137 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Resources and links


  • 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 Chair, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, 2020-present
  • Co-Director, Center for Food Systems and Sustainability, University of Delaware, 2017-present

Professional activities and affiliations

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

American Society of Horticultural Sciences (ASHS)

Mid-Atlantic Soil Testing and Plant Analysis Workgroup (MASTPAWG)

Northeastern Branch Agronomy, Crops, and Soils (NEBCSA)

Northeastern Coordinating Committee on Soil Testing (NECC-1812)

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

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

  • Best management practices workgroup member (2007-present)

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)