Carl has been with UNH Extension since 2002, and much of his work has focused on forage and field crop production for dairy and livestock operations across the state. His particular interests include managing soils in fields and pastures to keep them healthy and productive, exploring the use of new forage crops, and promoting IPM practices for corn and forages. Over the years, Carl's been involved in programs focusing on pasture management, corn and forage production, and incorporating cover crops and no-till planting practices into crop rotations.
After attending the University of New Hampshire and graduate school at the University of Vermont, Carl spent a couple years as a research assistant at the W.H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy, NY. Before starting with Extension, worked as a field representative for a couple crop dealers. These jobs have given him the opportunity to try his hand at everything from forage quality evaluation in the lab to custom application of pesticides in the field, and have been valuable learning experiences for working with farms.