Lydia English is the strategic initiatives coordintor at Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI). She works to increase the number of acres of cover crops and small grains in Iowa and across the Midwest. More generally, she is interested in combining the principles of ecology and agriculture to create diversied cropping systems. Prior to working at PFI, Lydia was a graduate research assistant in the department of Agronomy at Iowa State University where she worked for Dr. Matt Liebman.
MS in Sustainable Agriculture and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 2020
Iowa State University
BA in Biology, 2013