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My name is Clebson Gonçalves and I am the UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Diversified Agricultural Systems Area Advisor for Lake and Mendocino counties. My educational background consists of studies focused on plant production, crop protection, and weed science. My past research focused on conventional and organic pest management in diversified agricultural systems.
I have a Bachelor's degree in Agronomy (focused on plant pathology), a Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Agronomy (plant production/weed science) from Brazil in addition to a Master's degree in Crop & Soil Science (turfgrass/weed science) from Auburn University.
My research, interests, and crop responsibilities center around important pomological...
UC Davis will host the Aquatic Weed School 2022 on October 31-November 1, 2022 at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center on the UC Davis campus. The Aquatic Weed School is an intensive two-day course focusing on issues associated with developing weed management strategies in a variety of aquatic ecosystems. The course provides a rare opportunity for professionals to efficiently update their understanding of aquatic weeds and interact with experts in this field. The Aquatic Weed School is designed for those involved in consulting, research, and management of aquatic weed systems throughout the western United States. The topics are presented...
Position: Agronomy and Weed Management Advisor Applied Research and Extension (AP#22-06) Merced
Location: This position will be headquartered in the UCCE Merced County office in Merced, CA but will also serve Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties.
Closing date: September 26, 2022
Job Description: https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2220
UC ANR is hiring an Agronomy and Weed Management Advisor located at UCCE Merced, in Merced, CA. For more information and how to apply, follow...
'Herbicide Injury" tutorial builds on popular website
A cartoon character that looks suspiciously like a Department of Plant Sciences professor leads an animated, online tutorial that recently won a 2022 Gold Award from the Association for Communication Excellence. UC Davis weed experts Kassim Al-Khatib and Brad Hanson worked with the University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program to create “Diagnosing Herbicide Injury,” which debuted in October 2021 on Extension Foundation Campus.
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The Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis, seeks an Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension in Invasive Weed and Restoration Ecology. Faculty in the Department are engaged in developing and disseminating comprehensive basic and applied knowledge regarding all aspects of plant sciences related to managed and natural ecosystems. This position fills a key gap in research and Extension leadership in weed management and ecological restoration in rangelands, wildlands and natural areas.
Rangelands, wildlands and natural areas span about 75% of California's land area and provide critical economic benefits and ecological services. The spread of weedy and invasive plants...