Sarah Leichty

Sarah is a Masterâ??s student in the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. She graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Environmental Science with honors and a B.S. in Agronomy, with an emphasis on Soil Science and Environmental Quality. While working in the Sustainable Agroecosystems Group at Iowa State University, Sarah developed an interest in understanding how nutrients cycle in various agricultural environments and what role this plays in managing for maximum productivity and environmental health. Sarahâ??s graduate research will focus on the formation of soil organic carbon under sprinkler-irrigated corn systems.