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Harmel, Daren
Supervisory Agricultural Engineer
daren.harmel@ars.usda.gov
(254)770-6500
USDA, ARS, PA, GRASSLAND/SOIL/WATER RES LAB
808 EAST BLACKLAND ROAD
Temple TX 76502

Mission:
The mission of our Laboratory is to develop technology and solutions that increase efficient use of soil and water resources, enhance forage and crop production, and support sustainable agricultural production in healthy ecosystems. This mission is accomplished by research to: - enhance decision support tools for crop and forage production and watershed management - develop improved soil, water, and crop management techniques - develop sustainable crop, forage, and biofuel production systems - increase rangeland productivity and quality - mitigate global change effects on agriculture.

 
People at Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory (29)
Arnold, Jeffrey
(254) 770-6500
jeff.arnold@ars.usda.gov
Agricultural Engineer
Baez, Alma
(254) 770-6505
alma.baez@ars.usda.gov
Research Scientist
Brown, Janice
(254) 770-6543
janice.brown@ars.usda.gov
Administrative Officer
Collins, Harold - Hal 
(254) 770-6566
hal.collins@ars.usda.gov
Soil Scientist
Cortese, Joseph
(254) 770-6558
joseph.cortese@ars.usda.gov
Agricultural Science Research Technician
Dodge, Kendall - Ken
(254) 770-6500
kendall.dodge@ars.usda.gov
Maintenance Worker
Faulkenberry, Otis - Buddy
(254) 770-6500
buddy.faulkenberry@ars.usda.gov
Engineering Technician
Fay, Philip
(254) 770-6533
philip.fay@ars.usda.gov
Ecologist
Gambone, Marilyn
(254) 770-6522
Marilyn.gambone@ars.usda.gov
Biological Information Specialist
Gibson, Anne
(254) 770-6534
anne.gibson@ars.usda.gov
Biological Science Technician (Plants)
Greeson, Ricky
(254) 770-6544
ricky.greeson@ars.usda.gov
Agricultural Research Technician
Griffith, Andrea
(254) 770-6520
andrea.griffith@ars.usda.gov
PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT (OA)
Grote, Lynn
(254) 896-2161
lynn.grote@ars.usda.gov
Agricultural Research Technician
Hajda, Chad
(254) 770-6558
chad.hajda@ars.usda.gov
Agricultural Science Research Technician
Haney, Richard
(254) 770-6503
rick.haney@ars.usda.gov
Soil Scientist
Harmel, Daren
(254) 770-6521
daren.harmel@ars.usda.gov
Supervisory Agricultural Engineer
Hoeft, Gary
(254) 896-2161
gary.hoeft@ars.usda.gov
Hydrologic Technician
Jones, Katherine
(254) 770-6535
katherine.jones@ars.usda.gov
Biological Science Technician (Plants)
Kiniry, James
(254) 770-6506
jim.kiniry@ars.usda.gov
Research Agronomist
Koester, Larry
(254) 770-6511
larry.koester@ars.usda.gov
Engineering Technician
Kolodziejczyk, Chris
(254) 770-0208
chris.kolodziejczyk@ars.usda.gov
Biological Science Technician (Plants)
Lopez, Martin
(254) 770-6614
martin.lopez@ars.usda.gov
Automotive Worker
Mitchell, Georgie
(254) 770-6514
georgie.mitchell@ars.usda.gov
Information Technology Specialist
Naranjo, Alicia
(254) 770-6527
alicia.naranjo@ars.usda.gov
Biological Science Technician(Biochemistry)
Polley, Wayne
(254) 770-6629
wayne.polley@ars.usda.gov
Ecologist
Sammons, Nancy
(254) 770-6512
nancy.sammons@ars.usda.gov
Information Technology Specialist
Smith, Doug 
(254) 770-6562
douglas.r.smith@ars.usda.gov
Soil Scientist
Tiner, Kyle
(254) 770-6550
kyle.tiner@ars.usda.gov
Biological Science Aid (Plants)
White, Michael
(254) 770-6523
mike.white@ars.usda.gov
Agricultural Engineer
Williams, Amber
(254) 770-6691
amber.williams@ars.usda.gov
Biological Science Technician




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