Amy Shober has been offered the position of Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor for Nutrient Management and Environmental Quality for the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Her expertise is in nutrient management and soil fertility.
Shober is currently an associate professor in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida. She earned both a bachelor of science degree in environmental science and a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1998. Shober received her master’s degree in soil science from Pennsylvania State University in 2002 and her doctorate in plant and soil science from the University of Delaware in 2006.
Shober’s new position will include working with nutrient management issues such as nutrient runoff and water quality issues that impact the Delaware inland bays and the Chesapeake Bay. She plans to begin work at CANR on September 1, 2012.