Dr William Jiang joins Black Earth as Research Director to Advance R&D Capabilities

Posted by Luke Serbina

Jul 16, 2015 5:07:00 AM

William Jiang Black EarthBlack Earth is pleased to announce a new Research Director for Product & Market Development: Dr. William Jiang.

Dr. Jiang has spent his entire career advancing the state-of-knowledge regarding soil fertility across a range of roles and markets. He began with a Ph.D. in Crop Nutrition from the prestigious China Academy of Agricultural Sciences, where his dissertation explored the spatial and temporal variations of soil micronutrients. Dr. Jiang then went on to lead a major global Joint Venture’s specialty product development for the China market. Since then Dr. Jiang has continued to pioneer the development of precision agriculture solutions for leading agricultural companies such as Cargill, Mosaic, Simplot, and G-Mac.

“We are excited to have a person of William’s caliber and expertise lead our product development agenda,” states Black Earth President, Lee Talbert. “As a Ph.D. candidate, William was working Precision Agriculture before it became fashionable, and over the following decades has demonstrated sustained vision and success on the topic. Black Earth will benefit from William’s scientific depth, global experience, and genuine collaborative temperament.”

Welcome aboard, Dr. William Jiang!

Topics: applied research, soil fertility