Constantine Alberga Campbell
Campbell completed his bachelor’s at Ontario Agricultural College and his PhD in soil science at University of Saskatchewan after which he joined one of the Agriculture Research Centres as a research scientist where he later became a principal research scientist and head of the Soils and Environment Section. He was also later appointed Adjunct Professor in Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan. His research advanced the knowledge of soil fertility and soil organic matter decline which helped to make dryland farming more productive in Saskatchewan. He optimized methods to reverse soil degradation and made contributions in agricultural knowledge and practices such as nitrogen cycling, crop rotations, conservation tillage systems, boron toxicity, optimum fertilizer use and many more. He was appointed member of the Order of Canada in 1997, Saskatchewan Order of Merit in 1998, and was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1999 among other awards and honours.