Chad Poole

Research Assoc

Professional Engineer (P.E.)
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Ph.D. 2015

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

NC State University

M.S. 2006

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

NC State University


Biological and Agricultural Engineering

NC State University

Research Description

A member of the Bio & Ag Agricultural Water Management Group conducting field and simulation hydrologic modeling.


Effects of drainage water management on crop yields in North Carolina
Poole, C. A., Skaggs, R. W., Cheschier, G. M., Youssef, M. A., & Crozier, C. R. (2013), Journal of Soil & Water Conservation, 68(6), 429-437.

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Development and testing of soybean management protocols for a new “SMART” water management system for increased soybean yield and quality while minimizing water use and production cost
NC Soybean Producers Association, Inc.(4/01/15 - 3/31/18)
Testing an Alternative Drainage System for Corn Production in NC to Maximize Crop Yield and Water Use
Corn Growers Association of NC, Inc.(2/01/15 - 1/31/18)
Development and promotion of drainage water management systems adapted to maximize crop production in response to climate variability
US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture(1/01/16 - 12/31/17)
Effective Management of Drainage and Sub-Irrigation to Increase Crop Yield and Profit
International Farming Corporation, LLC(12/15/14 - 12/14/17)
Demonstration and evaluation of effective drainage water management for conserving water, increasing crop yields and profits and improving water quality
Environmental Defense Fund(4/01/13 - 10/31/16)
Automated Water Control Structures for Increased Soybean Yield and Quality
NC Soybean Producers Association, Inc.(4/01/12 - 3/31/15)
Automated Water Control Structures For Increased Water Use Efficiency on Agricultural Drained Lands
US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)(9/15/11 - 9/30/14)
Evaluation of Management Practices to Reduce Nitrogen Losses from Subsurface Drained Lands Receiving Liquid Animal Waste
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)(1/01/10 - 9/30/13)