Dr. Andrew Margenot
University of Illinois
Andrew Margenot is a soil scientist and faculty member at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. After his Ph.D. research on soil fertility at UC Davis, he joined the Illinois agricultural scene in 2017, where he leads a research team that evaluates soil fertility and nutrient cycling in our state and the greater North Central US region. Dr. Margenot’s research focuses in particular on nitrogen and phosphorus management, soil health, and carbon crediting, with the goal of supporting efficient use of nutrients for profitable crop production while ensuring environmental quality.