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  • Daniel H. Putnam, Ph.D.
  • Program Leader-Agricultural Productivity (Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Location:Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
Phone:(530) 752-8982
Fax:(530) 752-4361
Specialties:Extension Specialist, Alfalfa and forage crops systems, forage quality and utilization, alternative field crops, cellulosic energy crops switchgrass, miscanthus crop ecology
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  • Michael R. Davis, Ph.D.
  • Cooperative Extension Plant Pathologist
Location:Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis
Phone:(530) 752-0303
Fax:(530) 752-5674
Specialties:Diseases of vegetable field crops
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  • G. Stuart Pettygrove, Ph.D.
  • Cooperative Extension Soils Specialist
Location:LAWR (Land, Air, and Water Resources), University of California, Davis
Phone:(530) 752-2533
Fax:(530) 752-1552
Specialties:Soil fertility, Compost, Land Application of Wastes and Wastewater, Precision Agriculture, Manures
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  • Peter H. Robinson, Ph.D.
  • Cooperative Extension Dairy Nutritionist
Location:Animal Science, University of California, Davis
Phone:(530) 754-7565
Fax:(530) 752-0175
Specialties:Onfarm animal management systems onfarm implementation of strategies to reduce the environmental impact of cows.
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  • Becky B. Westerdahl
  • Cooperative Extension Specialist & Professor
Location:Nematology CAES, University of California, Davis
Phone:(530) 752-1405
Specialties:Applied nematology, integrated pest management
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  • Robert E. Wilson
  • Intermountain REC Director/Farm Advisor
Location:ANR Intermountain Research Extension Center, Tulelake, CA
Phone:(530) 667-5117
Fax:(530) 667-5265
Specialties:weed managment in potatoes, onions, mint, forages, and rangewildlands
Central Valley North
Sarah Light
  • Sarah Light
  • Area CE Agronomy Advisor
Location:Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba Counties
Phone:(530) 822-7515
Specialties: Alfalfa/Hay, Beans, Wheat, Grains, Corn, Sorghum, Barley, Sunflower, Safflower, Oil Seed (canola, soybean), Pseudo-cereal (buckwheat, chia, quinoa, amaranth)
Rachael Long
  • Rachael F. Long
  • UC Farm Advisor
Location:Yolo County
Phone:1 (530) 666-8734
Fax:1 (530) 666-8736
Specialties:Insect Pest Control, Agronomic Practices, Integrated Pest Management, Bat Biology, Organic Alfalfa
Central Valley South
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  • Khaled M. Bali
  • Irrigation/Water Management Advisor
Location:Cooperative Extension Imperial County, Holtville, CA
Phone:(760) 352-9474
Fax:(760) 352-0846
Specialties:Irrigation and water management, soil salinity, drainage, infiltration, water quality, TMDL, biosolids
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  • Nicholas Clark
  • Assistant CE Advisor
Location:Cooperative Extension Kings County
Phone:(559) 852-2788
Specialties:Agronomic Cropping Systems and Nutrient Management
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  • Jay Gan
  • Cooperative Extension Water Quality Specialist and Professor of Environmental Chemistry
Location:Environmental Sciences, Riverside, CA
Phone:(951) 827-2712
Fax:(951) 827-3993
Specialties:Environmental risks and mitigation practices of pesticides, water and air quality issues related to pesticide uses, IPM practices, Lab Techniques
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  • Michelle Leinfelder-Miles Ph.D.
  • Farm Advisor
Location:Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
Phone:(209) 953-6100
Specialties:Crop Production, Soil and Water Quality, the Delta
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  • Shannon C. Mueller, Ph.D.
  • Farm Advisor
Location:Cooperative Extension Fresno County, Fresno, CA
Phone:(559) 456-7261
Fax:(559) 456-7575
Specialties:Agronomy, alfalfa seed, hay production, seed certification, forage crops, pollination and honeybee management, oil seed crop production, and dry beans
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  • Blake L. Sanden
  • Irrigation & Agronomy Farm Advisor
Location:Cooperative Extension Kern County, Bakersfield, CA
Phone:(661) 868-6218
Fax:(661) 868-6208
Specialties:Irrigation, soil, water, agronomy, blackeyes, safflower, alfalfa
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  • Charles G. Summers, Ph.D.
  • Entomologist
Location:Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, CA
Phone:(559) 646-6564
Fax:(559) 646-6593
Specialties:Pest management of field and vegetable crops, biology, ecology and management of aphids, aphids as virus vectors
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  • Oli Bachie
  • Imperial County Director
Location:UC Cooperative Extension - Imperial County
Phone:(442) 265-7700
Specialties:Agronomy / Field Crops