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Dr Jingyi Yang- A soil scientist in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada developing a soil nitrogen model

Jingyi Yang. 2016. Dr Jingyi Yang- A soil scientist in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada developing a soil nitrogen model. Fairchild TV: Mandarin Profile, TV show, Saturday 6pm, Sept 10 2016.

Abstract

Mandarin Profile program is shown on each Saturday by Fairchild TV in Canada that shares amazing stories and heartfelt journeys of Chinese Canadian immigrants becoming successful entrepreneurs. Dr Jingyi Yang at Harrow Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada was selected to have media interview on July 29 2016, and an 8 minute video program was recorded and shown by Fairchild TV’s Mandarin Profile on Saturday 6:00 pm, Sept 10, 2016. The program told the success story of Dr Yang who joined the AAFC as a soil scientist and nutrient modeller since 2000 after he obtained a PhD degree in soil science in England UK. Dr Yang developed a Canadian Agricultural Nitrogen Budget (CANB) model version 1.0-4.0 during last 15 years, and these models have been used to predict two Agro-environmental indicators: Residual Soil Nitrogen (RSN) and Indicator of Risk of Water Contamination by Nitrogen (IROWCN). The results have been published in the AAFC Agro- environmental Indicator series #2, 3 and 4. In addition, Dr Yang also developed an EasyGrapher software for the crop system model, DSSAT software. Currently, the EasyGrapher is being used internationally by thousands of researchers. Dr Yang also published more than 70 publications during last 10 years in the recognized journals. He not only supervises Canadian students, but also supervised coop PhD students under AAFC-China coop PhD program. He was invited many times to China’s academia to give a presentation. Dr Yang have worked continuously for many years, and achieved great success. He certainly becomes a very good soil scientist in agricultural and soil sciences.

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