|John Nowlin has been a faculty member in the College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University since 2018 and currently holds the rank of Assistant Professor. Prior to A-State, John worked as a Lecturer for UNC Greensboro, in Greensboro NC. Before that, he worked for nineteen years in the industrial woods industry. John is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he ported in twenty-five countries in six years of service.
The mission of the College of Agriculture at A-State is, “to discover, develop, and disseminate knowledge in agricultural and environmental systems to serve and benefit our students, the agricultural community and society. “
Their vision is “to be the leading College of Agriculture in the Mid-South through collaborative research and experiential learning, providing exploratory and entrepreneurial educational opportunities that foster sustainable production of food and fiber for the world’s growing population.”
Dr. Nowlin contributes to these goals by teaching in A-State’s Agricultural Systems Technology program where students can learn about applying GIS, remote sensing, and global navigation satellite systems to practice precision agriculture. Dr. Nowlin has been a GISP since 2015 and has published scholarly articles in national and international scientific journals. His academic research focuses on physical site suitability, niche agricultural site selection, agricultural water conservation, and micro-topographic analysis.
Expires on 8/1/2025 – Full Term