Mace Bauer UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Service
Commercial Agronomy and Horticulture Agent
971 W. Duval St. Ste 170
Lake City, FL 32055
Mace joined the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Service in 2013 after twelve years in other positions with the University of Florida. His first position with UF was in Fort Pierce, FL researching Flatwoods Citrus to develop soil-specific rootstock recommendations. In 2006 Mace took a position with the BMP Implementation Team working throughout the Suwannee Valley to assist farmers with adoption of  advanced irrigation and nutrient management practices and conservation tillage. This position allowed the installation of many field trials and demonstration plots including advanced irrigation management, nutrient application methods, cover crop selection and management, slow release fertilizers and other water and nutrient management practices. Other relevant work experience included working as a corn scout in Southwest Kansas and a cotton scout in Tennessee during summers in college.
Mace is a graduate of University of Missouri with a M.S. Degree in Agronomy. His thesis focused on variable -rate corn seeding and measuring/mapping the soil characteristics of importance in VR seeding. He received a Bachelors Degree  in Agronomy from Missouri State University.
Mace lives in Lake City with his wife and daughter.  
Cornfield April 14 2013

 The “County Agent’s” Daughter

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