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Douglas Horn

Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources Crop & Soil Sciences

Douglas Horn, Rockingham Coop Extension Service, Rockingham County.

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  • 1978: BS  in Agronomy, Virginia Tech
  • 1980: MS in Agronomy - Soil Fertility, Virginia Tech

Work Experience

  • 2014-Present, ANR Extension Agent, Crops & Soils Rockingham, Augusta, Rockbridge, Bath and Highland counties
  • 2007-2014, Premier Sports Fields, Remington, VA  Athletic field maintenance, renovation and construction
  • 2003-2007, IrriTurf, Harrisonburg, VA  Residential and athletic field turf management
  • 1989-2003, D. P. Horn Turf Management, Mt. Solon, VA  Specialized in athletic field maintenance, renovation and construction and assisted with the family farm operations
  • 1980-1989, O. M. Scott & Sons, Marysville, OH  Project Leader for fertilizer research in turf and Specialty Agriculture

Other Information

Doug currently resides on the family farm in Augusta County (Mt. Solon).  He has a strong background in turf management but has maintained ties to agriculture throughout his career.  Doug is a Certified Nutrient Management Planner for turf and a Certified Sports Field Manager.