Caven Halsey

Physical Science Technician

USDA-ARS Northwest Agroecosystem Research Unit
Pullman, WA

Phone: (509)334-3180


Caven grew up in Eastern Oregon surrounded by agriculture.  He attended BMCC for a degree in diesel and heavy equipment technology.  He later attended the University of Idaho for a B.S. in Geology.  His graduate studies at the University of Idaho were in soil physics.

Skills and Expertise

Soil sensors, MET sensors, field sampling and equipment.

Role in the CAF-LTAR

To support research by NSAR and assist with collaboration between USDA and research universities.

Current Research Projects

  • Characterization of Cook Agronomy Farm soils
  • Supporting all field operations

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