Dr. Brian Jackson
Associate Professor & Director at North Carolina State University
Dr. Brian E. Jackson is an Associate Professor and Director of the Horticultural Substrates Laboratory at NC State University. Brian is a Professor and Director of the Horticultural Substrates Laboratory at NC State University. He currently holds an 85% Teaching and 15% Research Appointment. Brian teaches 4 to 5 courses per year and his research program focuses on the development and utilization of soilless growing media in horticultural crop production systems. Brian writes and speaks frequently about various topics and current developments in the growing media industry. He also works very closely with the Growing Media industry in North America and around the globe to develop new soil products for the professional and retail market.
North Carolina State University ... Horticultural Science Department
Since 1901, the faculty, staff and students of the Department of Horticultural Science have been providing innovative teaching, research and outreach to the citizens of North Carolina, the nation, and the world. Our research and extension programs are recognized worldwide for their contributions to applied horticultural production and to discovery science. We generate and extend knowledge about fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, and landscape design for the purpose of increasing food security and food safety, sustaining the environment, enhancing economic vitality, and improving the quality of life for individuals and their communities.