Jared Spackman

PhD 2020
MS 2018
Dr. Fabián Fernández
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 2020
  • MS, University of Minnesota, 2018
  • BS, Brigham Young University – Idaho, 2014


Jared is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Barley Agronomy at the University of Idaho. He researches sustainable irrigated and dryland barley production strategies with emphasis on soil nutrient management for yield, end-use quality (malt, feed and food), plant health, and soil and water quality.

Select Publications

Doctoral thesis: Fate Of Pre-Plant And Split-Applied 15Nitrogen Enriched Urea In Corn

Master's thesis: Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate, Source, And Application Timing Effects On Soil Nitrogen And Corn Yield

Awards and Honors

  • George Rehm Nutrient Management Fellowship, 2019. (1 of 2 awards)
  • College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Science Graduate Student Board Professional Development Grant, 2018; 2019.
  • Minnesota’s Discovery, Research, and InnoVation Economy Global Food Ventures Fellowship, 2018-2019. (1 of 8 awards)
  • Hueg-Harrison Fellowship, 2018-2019. (1 of 2 awards)
  • Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists Scholarship, 2015; 2019. (1 of 2 awards)
  • Baker Kuehnast Travel Scholarship, 2018.