Richard Godwin is a globally recognized researcher and a reference in soil science. Dick’s work has resulted in an improved understanding of soil - machine systems; the development of improved soil engaging tools and methods, soil and water management, waste management and the application of precision farming techniques to practical agriculture.
Currently he is mentoring the work at Harper Adams University (UK) on controlled traffic and low ground pressure farming, which is demonstrating significant improvements in crop yield. In addition to his teaching and research roles, he has spent considerable time transferring the principles to designers, advisors and farmers. A graduate of the National College of Agricultural Engineering and the University of Illinois he undertook post-doctoral work at Macdonald College.