Blaire Colvin is a student in the Agronomy Department at the University of Florida and is majoring in Plant Science with a specialization in Agronomy. Blaire is a senior and plans on graduating in May 2013.
She has been involved with research on peanut, cotton, potato, castor bean, and sesame dealing with water use, irrigation scheduling, reduced tillage, and maturity evaluation. She is currently working on an undergraduate thesis on developing a digital method for evaluating peanut maturity with Dr. Diane Rowland of the UF Agronomy Department.
She is the current president of the Agronomy-Soils Club, the public relations chair of Alpha Zeta Agricultural Honors Fraternity, has served as the president of Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority, and is a College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Ambassador.
She plans on going to graduate school after graduation in agronomy. Her goal is to become a professor at an academic institution.