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Smart, Alexander "Sandy"
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South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University
Box 2170
Brookings, SD 57007

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Grassland Management - Instructor


Dr. Smart has taught and conducted research in rangeland ecology at South Dakota State University since 2001.  He specializes in studying grazing systems, prescribed fire, interseeding grasses and legumes, and climate variability on grasslands of South Dakota. Dr. Smart has a B.S. in soil science and an M.S. in Agronomy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in range management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 


Ph.D. in Agronomy with emphasis in Range Management, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2001 
M.S. in Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992  
B.S. in Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989