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Meet our new Visiting Scholar from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Du Jiaxing (Jacky)

By Dr. Rafiq Islam
SWBR Program Leader

Du Jiaxing (Jacky), a new short-term exchange scholar (2-months) from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) from the Heilongjiang (Jiamusi branch) has recently joined the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources Program at The Ohio State University South Centers. 

Jacky is a researcher at the Sustainable Agriculture Research Institute of the CAAS-Jiamusi, having worked on no-till equipment since 2015. He is also a graduate student pursuing his Ph.D. degree. 

Under the supervision of Dr. Rafiq Islam and Wayne Lewis, he will be working on no-till equipment, cover crop planting, and other features of climate-smart agriculture.