Central National Technology Support Center USDA NRCS
501 W. Felix St., FWFC, Bldg. 23, Fort Worth, TX 76115
Born and raised on a cash crop farm in central Michigan, near Owosso, Dr. Lemunyon worked on his uncle's and neighbors' dairy farms. He graduated from Michigan State University and spent two years with the Peace Corps in India developing irrigation and cropping systems. He has worked for USDA SCS/NRCS for near 40 years. Currently, he is involved in developing agronomic parameters for the national cropland assessment of CEAP. Additional efforts are being directed toward conservation farming systems that utilize crop residue for energy production. Also, he is spending time with a hot topic currently in USDA and the animal industry: the management of phosphorus in agricultural systems. He worked three years in Mexico with USDA, developed research projects in Bulgaria and the Dominican Republic, and worked on teams in South America and Europe. He recently translated and published a second soil conservation book from Spanish to English. He received graduate degrees from THE Ohio State University and the University of Rhode Island.