David Huggins

Fallow fields in the northwest

Dave Huggins is a Co-director of the Northwest Climate Hub and Soil Scientist with the Agricultural Research Service, Northwest Sustainable Agroecosystems Research in Pullman, Washington. Dave received both his Masters and Ph.D. from the State University of New York (SUNY). His research activities include soil C dynamics, N use efficiency, precision agriculture, soil health and conservation farming systems. Dave has authored/co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and 18 book chapters with over 100 different scientists representing 15 disciplines. Dave is past Chair of the Soil Science Society of America, Soil and Water Management and Conservation Division, and currently the Principle Investigator of the R.J. Cook Long-Term Agroecological Research (LTAR) site, as well as Chairman of the Latah Soil and Water Conservation District, Moscow, Idaho.


USDA Northwest Climate Hub Co-director
Soil Scientist
Assistant Professor
Phone Number
USDA Northwest Climate Hub
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Washington State University
Focus Area
Soil science
Dryland cropping systems
Soil health