University of Waikato

The University of Waikato manages one of three NZAGRC Student Scholarship schemes (the others are managed by Massey and Lincoln universities) and has links back to the NZAGRC science programme.


Congratulations to Dr Jack Pronger

Jack Pronger has completed his PhD defence to become a fully fledged scientist.

Jack submitted his PhD investigating the water use and water use efficiency of mixed pasture swards at Troughton farm. 

Jack has taken up a position at Landcare Research, Hamilton and is working on soil carbon starting with looking at the effects of irrigation in collaboration with Paul Mudge.

Jack was supported by NZAGRC's Student Scholarship Programme and also received funding from Flower Trust, University of Waikato and DairyNZ and was supervised by Louis Schipper, Dave Campbell and Mike Clearwater.


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