Gary FisherUSI Smart Primary Contact
Coordinates USI Smart activities with universities and the public. Helps manage soil and plant lab operation and ensure lab Quality Control program.
Marion ShierAgronomist / Extension Resource/ CCA
Marion is a Midwest native with a B.S. in Agronomy from Missouri Western State and M.S. in Agronomy from University of Illinois in addition to 33 years of agronomy experience working for University of Illinois Extension. Marion is a field agronomist for United Soils and the USI Smart Extension resource.
Corey LaceyLaboratory Manager / Program Director
Corey Lacey has a undergraduate in Soil Science from the University of Arkansas, a Masters in Agriculture Science and Soil Fertility from Illinois State University, and is finishing a Doctorate in Soil Fertility from Purdue University. In addition, Corey has over a decade of experience conducting soil and plant tissue analysis and advising farmers about their soil fertility needs. Currently, Corey is the Lab Manager at United Soils and assists with the USI Smart Program.