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Dr. Clain Jones
Extension Soil Fertility Specialist

Room 807 Leon Johnson Hall
PO Box 173120
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3120
(406) 994-6076
Fax: (406) 994-3933

Dr. Clain Jones is Montana State University's Soil Fertility Extension Specialist. His work focuses on educating and providing technical assistance to extension agents, producers and crop advisers across Montana. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry at Montana State University in 1998, his M.S. in Environmental Engineering and Science at the University of Washington in 1988 and his B.S. in Agricultural Engineering at Cornell University in 1986. Clain's career interests include evaluating the processes that control nutrient availability and educating extension agents, crop advisers, farmers, ranchers, and homeowners on soil fertility issues. His Extension activity and research focus on cropland soil acidification, improving nitrogen management in dryland cropping systems, and nitrogen fixation potential in pulses for environmental and economic sustainability.