Paul G. Carter
Telephone: (509) 382-4741
Paul Carter joined WSU Extension in 2005 serving Columbia County Extension Office as Director and Educator. In 2011 he completed affiliate status with CPAAS as a remote sensing and dryland precision agriculture specialist. From Purdue University, he earned his B.S. (1974) in Agriculture Mechanization, M.S. (1999) in Agronomy Soil Science, and completed Ph.D. (2005, all but dissertation) Agronomy Remote Sensing. While completing degrees at Purdue University, he worked as a staff member with the Laboratory for the Applications of Remote Sensing (LARS).Paul’s Extension programs in agriculture include precision technology applications, soil nutrition, and weed management. He participates in many of the state’s agriculture organizations including Sec/Treas of the Washington State Crop Improvement Association. Internationally, he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Precision Agriculture and presents at international conferences. Paul has initiated local Precision Farming seminars in Columbia County, presented at Lincoln-Adams, Garfield, and Walla Walla counties in Washington and Morrow county in Oregon. His leadership has impacted the adoption of precision technologies in the dryland wheat production area of Washington State.