A Masters student in the Environmental Science Graduate Program (ESGP)
Reed received a B.S. in Environmental Science/Soil Science from The Ohio State University in 2014. Shortly after graduation he joined the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center at OSU, began work as a teaching assistant in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, and pursuing a M.Sc. through the Environmental Science Graduate Program. He is currently in the 2nd year of his graduate program studying the effects of Best Management Practices (BMP's) on soil quality and working as a research assistant. His research is based on cooperation with farmers in western Ohio and focuses primarily on soil structure, carbon, and soil quality index use. His research interests include: soil quality, carbon sequestration, resiliency and sustainability of agricultural systems, and climate change.
Rattan Lal, advisor