The Department of Agronomy and Soil Science at Visayas State University in Leyte, Philippines joins the global community of more than 60,000 soil scientists in celebrating the World Soil Day today, December 5.
Our soil science program at VSU is now more than 30 years old. It produced the first batch of BSA (Soil Science) graduates in 1980. It is now among the top soil science programs in the Philippines.
Dr. Leticia S. Sonon, University of Georgia, USA
Dr. Marife D. Corre, University of Goettingen, Germany
Dr. Nilda R. Burgos, University of Arkansas, USA
Dr. Sergio M. Abit Jr., Oklahoma State University, USA
Dr. Joel Bandibas, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST), Japan
Dr. Constancio Asis, Jr., Philippine Rice Research Institute (Philrice)
Dr. Ian A. Navarrete, University of Goettingen, Germany
Mr. Marco Rodel J. Aragon, Del Monte Philippines (First Placer, 2007 Board Exam for Agriculture)