Ph.D. – Soil Science, Texas A&M University
M.S. – Agronomy, University of Nebraska
B.S. – Horticulture, University of Nebraska
Alan Franzluebbers is an Ecologist with the USDA – Agricultural Research Service in Watkinsville GA. His research program focuses on soil organic matter management for development of sustainable agricultural systems. Conservation tillage, pasture management, and integrated crop-livestock production are topics of current interest. Biological soil quality methods and soil organic carbon sequestration are tools often used to interpret the effects of management on soil resources. He is a research member of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction through Agricultural Carbon Enhancement network (GRACEnet) and serves as co-lead of the Croplands Research Group of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. He serves on editorial boards for several soil and agronomic journals.