Analysis & Training Senior Scientist
Heather Estrada has been part of the natural farming group for the previous 20 years, as a scientist, professor, grower, and advocate. She has labored with transitioning and licensed natural farmers within the area, performed natural crop and weed analysis, and has spent a lot of her profession educating college students in regenerative natural farming rules and practices.
Heather began her natural agriculture profession in Edmonton, Canada, finding out and researching natural wheat breeding and agronomy. She graduated from the College of Alberta (BS, Crop Science; PhD, Plant Science) after which moved to Kalispell, Montana to work as a cropping methods analysis agronomist with Montana State College. Heather switched her profession focus to training in 2012, taking over the position of faculty professor and Agriculture program director at Flathead Valley Group School in Kalispell. Whereas there, she created diploma packages and curriculum, began a working academic vegetable farm on the faculty campus, and taught courses equivalent to plant science, soil nutrient administration, built-in pest administration, sensible farm manufacturing, and constructing group meals methods.
Heather is wanting ahead to bringing her expertise and fervour for analysis and training to OFRF, and hopes to make a significant contribution to the lives of farmers by means of her work.