Gurbir Singh Dhillon is the Research Scientist at Farming Smarter. Gurbir is responsible for designing innovative research programs focused on improving the sustainability and productivity of crop production systems especially in the south Alberta region, as well as in improving soil health and environmental services of agroecosystems. He coordinates research grant applications for new programs, and publication of project reports and peer-reviewed manuscripts for ongoing research programs at Farming Smarter. Before joining Farming Smarter, he studied soil organic matter dynamics and sequestration using synchrotron-based spectroscopic techniques in his postdoctoral and Ph.D. programs both at the University of Saskatchewan. He did his M.Sc. in Soil Science from University of Delaware (USA) studying soil carbon exports in runoff water during storm events.