Hunter Frame attained his Bachelor of science degree in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences from Virginia Tech in 2007. He then attended the University of Tennessee for his Masters of science where his research focused on nitrogen management in burley tobacco production. Upon graduating from Tennessee in May 2009, Dr. Frame returned to Virginia Tech to pursue his doctorate in soil fertility and nutrient management. His PhD research focused on ammonia volatilization from urea based nitrogen fertilizers in corn and winter wheat production systems. Upon completion of his doctorate in 2012, Dr. Frame accepted the position of Field Crops Agronomist at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension center in Suffolk, VA. Dr. Frame’s research program focuses on nutrient management, cultural practices, and variety testing in Virginia cotton production.