Benjamin Davies

439 Borlaug Hall
1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
+1 612 625 8733


M.S. Texas A&M, College Station, TX - Soil Science (2014); B.S. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - International Agriculture & Rural Development (2010).



Benjamin is half American and half Danish but grew up in Africa and Asia before coming to the USA for university. He also served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Kingdom of Lesotho from 2010-2012 working as a Community Health & Economic Development advisor.


Currently, Benjamin is a PhD student studying the effects of different Nitrogen rates and the timing of these applications on soil health and corn growth and yield. His other research interests are international agricultural development, conservation agriculture & soil fertility management.

Benjamin Davies