About Us

Brent Rouppet, Ph.D., Soil Fertility Scientist

Brent Rouppet, Ph.D., Soil Fertility Scientist

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Agronomy, Colorado State University. Concentration:  Soil Fertility/Soil-Plant Relationships

Master of Science, Agriculture, California Polytechnic State  University, San Luis Obispo. Concentration: Soil Science/Soil Fertility

Bachelor of Science, Crop Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Concentrations: Agronomy and Vegetable Crop Production

QUALIFICATIONS:

Owner and Soil Fertility Scientist: Fertile Soil Solutions, LLC. Global agricultural and horticultural consulting services with years of experience

  • International sustainable farming consulting and advising services for agricultural and horticultural growers
  • Plant nutrition and soil fertility expertise and programs for domestic and international growers and agencies including: Australia, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Israel, Spain, France, Hong Kong and Niger, Africa
  • Global soil, crop and irrigation water consulting
  • Professional Writer / Author / Speaker

Senior Research Agronomist and Soil Scientist, Soil Solutions International. Visalia, California.  Sustainable farming consulting and research for an international corporation.  Provided sustainable international agricultural and horticultural consulting services for one of California’s foremost agricultural and horticultural consulting services corporations

Soil Scientist and Agronomist, Soil Solutions Australia. Cowra, Australia.  Provided sustainable farming consulting for Australia’s principal agricultural and horticultural soil, crop and irrigation water consulting services company while living in Australia

Professor of Soil Science, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces.  Administrator/Superintendent of New Mexico State University’s largest off-campus agricultural experiment station.  Sustainable farming research and development. Agricultural and horticultural consulting for New Mexico and Texas farmers and horticulturalists

Lecturer, Soil Science Department, California Polytechnic State University. San Luis Obispo. Instructor for Soil Science department classes. Agricultural and horticultural consulting for California, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona farmers and horticulturalists

Instructor, Soil Science, Clovis College.  Clovis, New Mexico.  Instructor of Soil Fertility classes.  Soil, crop and irrigation water consulting

Instructor, Plant Sciences, Merced College.  Merced, California.  Merced College’s only full-time Plant, Crop and Soil Science Instructor.  Agricultural and horticultural consulting to local growers and homeowners

Owner/Operator, Rouppet Farms.  Sacramento County.   Owner of one of the largest sustainable irrigated farms in Sacramento County, California.  Nut crops, seed rice, certified wheat seed, certified Ladino clover seed, certified Piper Sudangrass seed, corn, seed and feed oats, hay

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS/COMMITTEES/SERVICE INCLUDE :

September-October 2010: Soil Fertility Scientist, Niger, Africa; USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program

2010-11 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Technical Review Committee–California Department of Food and Agriculture

American Society of Agronomy

Soil Science Society of America

Crop Science Society of America

National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists

Soil and Water Conservation Society

 

National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists Soil and Water Conservation Society