TWRI Faculty FellowKatie.Lewis@ag.tamu.edu
TWRI Faculty Fellow Katie Lewis, Ph.D., is an associate professor of soil chemistry and fertility. She is provided the opportunity to enhance the agricultural resiliency of the Texas High Plains region that is vitally important to both Texas and the nation while helping educate future scientists, farmers, society and policymakers. In her work, Katie is continually striving to enhance her understanding of the critical challenges currently facing agriculture and society and improve agricultural management practices of farmers facing production challenges.
As a research scientist and wife of a Southern High Plains farmer, Katie is more involved and dedicated to addressing the challenges of sustainable agriculture and how they affect society. Research conducted in the soil chemistry and fertility program at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Lubbock, Texas, is designed to evaluate alternative soil and nutrient management practices that will improve the economic and environmental sustainability of agriculture production. She received her bachelor's degree in chemistry from Sam Houston State University and her master's degree and doctorate from Texas A&M University in soil science.