The Man Behind the Science

Stan Baker, Ph.D. Crop and Soil Science from Oregon State University, has been featured on hundreds of lawn and garden radio and television shows throughout the United States for his vast experience in growing great lawns even in tough soil. Stan gained his experience consulting and supplying cool- and warm-season grass seeds to commercial companies, golf courses and sod farms throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He is a member of the Grains, Feeds, Oil Seeds and Planting Seeds Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee to the USDA and USTR in Washington D.C.

Stan's specialties include soil and crop science, the germination and establishment of grasses in salt-affected soils using brackish and recycled irrigation water and water quality issues in regards to crops and soils.