Martin Burger
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Martin Burger

Research Manager, Russell Ranch

3140 Plant & Environmental Sciences Building
Davis , CA 95616
Work: (530) 752-1552


Martin Burger, an agroecologist with a background in soil science and plant physiology, has been named research manager of the UC Davis Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems (SAFS) project, an ASI affiliate. The SAFS project has looked at reduced tillage, the use of cover crops, drip irrigation and other sustainable farming practices for almost 20 years. Its main project site is UC Davis' Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility, which is also home to the campus Long-Term Research in Agricultural Systems experiment. Burger, who was a post doctoral researcher at UC Davis, is working with more than 20 SAFS principal investigators and UC Cooperative Extension farm advisors, more than a dozen farmers, and other researchers, graduate and undergraduate students.