Dr. Clain Jones is Montana State University's Soil Fertility Extension Specialist. His work focuses on educating and providing technical assistance to extension agents, producers and crop advisers across Montana. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry at Montana State University in 1998, his M.S. in Environmental Engineering and Science at the University of Washington in 1988 and his B.S. in Agricultural Engineering at Cornell University in 1986. Clain's career interests include evaluating the processes that control nutrient availability and educating extension agents, crop advisers, farmers, ranchers, and homeowners on soil fertility issues. Currently, his research focuses on nitrogen and phosphorus availability in both no-till and tilled systems.