Jeffrey Silvertooth


Extension Specialist – Agronomy & Soil Science

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My Research Interests

  • development of crop production management strategies (primarily irrigated cotton and cantaloupes) 
  • soil-plant relationships regarding nutrients essential to cotton and cantaloupes
  • salinity and sodicity management in agricultural soils
  • reduce the level of inputs such as pesticides, fertilizers, and irrigation water
  • maintain profitability and sustainability in both the short- and long-term agricultural production systems in the desert Southwest


  • PhD in Soil Science (Soil Fertility) from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma