Carlos B. Pires is a doctoral student in the Department of Agronomy at Kansas State University. Carlos’s studies focus on testing agricultural practices to improve soil health at the farm level. He is conducting state-wide on-farm studies to measure and communicate the environmental benefits of different agricultural practices. On the outreach and extension side, he has organized and participated in soil health field days to raise awareness on the importance of making agriculture more resilient and sustainable. Carlos is the founder of Agro Connection Podcast and YouTube channel, which focuses on connecting Brazilian and American agriculture.