Name of Engagement

Professor receives money from the EPA for farm productivity project

Contact Information

Dr. Wayne S. Teel

Contact Details

teelws@jmu.edu

Description

In 2012, Dr. Wayne S. Teel (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $15,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency for "Producing Biochar on Small Farms to Enhance Soil Fertility and Provide Heat" to design and build two biochar pylosis systems on two Shenandoah farms to increase farm productivity and reduce potential nutrient pollution problems in their respective watersheds.

Web Presence

http://www.jmu.edu/news/madisonscholar/snArchive/2012aug.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Primary Focus of Program

Community and Economic development

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Research Project

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