Bachelor of Earth Science (Waikato University)
Master of Soil Science (Waikato University)
Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management Certificate
Research interests & activities
- Environmental Management
- Sustainable Agriculture
- Farm systems nutrient analyst
- Soil Science
- 2008: Sir Theodore Riggs award for top Soil Science Masterate Thesis
Watkins, N.L., Schipper, L.A., Sparling, G.P., Thorrold, B. and M. Balks. (2013) Multiple small monthly doses of dicyandiamide (DCD) did not reduce denitrification in Waikato dairy pasture.
Watkins, N and Shepherd, M. (2014). A compendium of New Zealand pasture farmlet experiments measuring N leaching. In: Nutrient Management for the farm, catchment and community (Eds L.D. Currie and C.L. Christensen).
http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html. Occasional Report No. 27. Fertiliser and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.