Richard Ferguson is a Professor of Soil Science and Interim Head of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Ferguson’s BS is from Friends University, and MS and PhD degrees are from Kansas State University. His research focuses on site-specific nutrient management and improving nitrogen use efficiency of irrigated cropping systems. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on site-specific crop management and spatial variability of soil. He also has coordinated Extension educational programs in Nebraska focused on improving nitrogen use efficiency of irrigated corn and minimizing nitrate loss to groundwater. Dr. Ferguson is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America, and associate editor of the Journal of Precision Agriculture.