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researcher , Education educator

David Dwight Baltensperger, American education educator, researcher. Recipient Research award, Gamma Sigma Delta, 1998, Nebraska Hall Agricultural Achievement, 2000.

Background

Baltensperger, David Dwight was born on December 28, 1953 in Kimball, Nebraska, United States. Son of Dwight Doane and Josephine A. (DeCamp) Baltensperger.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1976. Master of Science, University Nebraska, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, New Mexico State University, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor University Florida, Gainesville, 1981-1986, associate professor, 1986-1989, University Nebraska, Scottsbluff, 1989-1995, professor agricultural science, 1995—2006. Head department soil and crop science Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, since 2006. Adjunct associate professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1988-1989.

Adjunct professor University Wyoming, 2003. Consultant American Seed Trade Association, Washington, 1986.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.

Membership

Advisory Talbot Councils Advisory Board, Gainesville, 1986-1988. Chairman Terwilliger School Advisory Council, Gainesville, 1988-1989, Gering Booster Club, 2000-2002. Fellow American Society Agronomy (finance committee since 1989), Crop Science Society of America.

Member Soil and Crop Science Society Florida (secretary, treasurer 1988-1989), Southern Breeders Work Group (secretary, president, past president 1987-1989), American Forage and Grassland Council (Japan Travel award 1985), Agronomy Soils (advisory Gainesville chapter 1985-1988).

Connections

Married Jeanne R. Larson, May 29, 1976. Children: Stacey R., Robert D., Katie S.

father:
Dwight Doane Baltensperger

mother:
Josephine A. (DeCamp) Baltensperger

spouse:
Jeanne R. Larson

child:
Stacey R. Baltensperger

child:
Robert D. Baltensperger

child:
Katie S. Baltensperger