|Prescott College Affiliation||Alumni|
|Area of Study||Environmental Studies, Agroecology emphasis|
|Area of Expertise||Weed Ecology, Cover Crops|
|Current Job||Research Scientist for USDA-ARS Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab|
Steven Mirsky is a Research Ecologist for the USDA-ARS in the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory, USDA-ARS-BARC Beltsville, Maryland. He conducts agro-ecological research in organic and sustainable cropping systems. His research focuses on evaluating cropping system sustainability including agronomic and environmental criteria. Steven conducts research on evaluating the multifunctional role of cover crops (weed control and Nitrogen scavenging and fertility) and their integration into agroecosystems for soil, crop, and weed management. Steven received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University.