About The Teacher
Michael McNeill is a PhD agronomist trained at Iowa State University. His work following graduation included working as a plant pathologist with the U.S. Army and later managing a corn breeding research station for Funks Seeds International.
In 1983 he started Ag Advisory Ltd. as an independent agricultural consulting service providing genetic, agronomic and economic consultation for farmers. The services provided included soil and plant tissue sampling, fertilizer recommendations as well as, herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide recommendations He conducted contract research work for private companies, universities and government agencies that involved improving agronomic practices and evaluating inputs. He also developed early research work on remote sensing using GPS technologies involving aerial photographing of the land mass of a five state area in the Middle West. He is currently researching methods to efficiently rejuvenate damaged agricultural soils.Source: haleakuagardenfarm.secure.retreat.guru