TOMPKINS, Research & Management Consulting
203 Redstone Hill - Plainville, CT 06062
CHARLES F. GILBERT
1974 UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
B.S. Natural Resources,
College of Agriculture and
1975 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
Graduate Student in Agronomy
1980 UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
Southwestern, Americus, Georgia
Courses in Economic Botany and Statistics
1982 LEES COLLEGE, Jackson, Kentucky
Courses in Surfacing Mining and Reclamation Technology
1988 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, Lexington, Kentucky
Courses in Plant Breeding and Genetics
1991 to TOMPKINS RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
Present Environmental & Agricultural Associate
Responsible for Aquatic, Oceanic, and Natural Resource Matters
Site review and soil analysis of residential, commercial, and industrial development.
Advise on environmental impact, wetlands, soil review, and plant and wildlife species.
1991 to NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF
Present AGRICULTURE, - Washington, D.C.
Compile agricultural statistical data on farm production, consumption, water quality,
labor, and aquaculture in Kentucky for:
Kentucky Agriculture Statistics Service
USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service
1986-1990 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ("USDA")
1980-1989 MANAGER OF USDA PLANT MATERIALS CENTER AND
AGRONOMIST, - Quicksand, Kentucky
Special assignment to Lexington State Office to use my combined interdisciplinary
knowledge and experience in plant science & soils to rescue a Wetlands Mapping
Project that was 6 months behind schedule. Supervised employees to prepare
detailed wetland maps for 19 counties in western Kentucky using high altitude
infrared photography, soil maps, topographic maps, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
data, and ground data.
Overall responsibility for Plant Materials Center, plant selection and breeding
work with trees, shrubs, grass and legume species. I was a co-developer in the
selection and screening of RHIZO kura clover released in 1989. Supervised a
staff of six employees and managed research facilities on 40 acres when four
commercially named plant cultivars were released. Responsible for producing
breeders seed and foundation seed. Prepared annual reports and published
articles in scientific journals.
Received USDA Certificate of Merit in 1983. Maintained cooperative relationships
with state, federal agencies and University Agricultural experiment stations.
1978-1980 ASSISTANT MANAGER OF USDA PLANT MATERIALS CENTER
Served as assistant manager for a 324 acre USDA research facility. Responsible for
conducting plant testing and screening studies for a variety of species of plants
for use in the Southeast. Supervised eight employees.
1978-1980 SOIL CONSERVATIONIST IN USDA SOIL CONSERVATION
SERVICE, - Storrs, Connecticut
Worked in several county field offices in Connecticut & Rhode Island.
Assisted farmers in developing conservation plans. Provided service to farmers
in designing ponds, waterways, diversions, and other erosion control practices.
Reviewed site development plans for soils, wetland, and environmental impact,
storm water management, and erosion control.
American Registry of Certified Professionals in Agriculture, Crops, and Soils
Certified Crop Scientist
Certified Soil Scientist
Charles F. Gilbert
U. S. Postal Address
P.O. Box 688
Campton, KY 41301
Phone (606) 666-7161
FAX Number (606) 666-7161
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