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My Favorite Extension Methods

Hosted by the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Panel

March 27, 2024
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Full Webinar Recording

Join us in this webinar featuring lightning presentations showcasing valuable extension tools. We'll provide practical demonstrations and explanations on how these tools are used to engage with our clientele. Intended for academics and staff who want training, networking and new extension ideas.

Objectives:

  • To generate durable and accessible resources for professional development of extension and outreach methodology skills.
  • To cross-pollinate ideas between academic discipline social circles within the broader ANR community.

Contacts for more Information

Program: Nicholas Clark

Logistics: ANR Program Support, (530) 750-1361

Agenda

Favorite Extension Methods
Hosted by the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Panel

March 27, 2024
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

11:00 AM

Welcome/Preamble

 

Session I: Collaboration and Facilitation

11:05

Building Local Capacity Through Group Facilitation
Lucy Diekman, Urban Agriculture/Food Systems Advisor, Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties

11:12

Collaborating With Non-Profit Organizations to Engage Farmworkers
Malcolm Hobbs, Staff Research Associate, UCCE Napa County

11:19

Using Fermi Estimation Methods in Your Needs Assessment to Overcome Challenges with Missing Data
Carolyn Rider, Academic Coordinator, Nutrition Policy Institute

11:26

Session I: Collaboration and Facilitation Q&A

11:31

Break
 

Session II: Decision support tools

11:38

California Fertilization Guidelines

Daniel Geisseler, Cooperative Extension Specialist in Nutrient Management
PowerPoint

11:45

Using Weather Data to Demonstrate Spray Drift Risk Conditions
Mark Battany, Water Management and Biometeorology Advisor, UCCE San Luis Obispo County

PowerPoint

11:52

UC IPM Tools You Can Use for Decision Support
Jim Farrar, Director, Statewide IPM Program

11:59

Session II: Decision Support Tools Q&A

 

Session III: Communicating Findings

12:04

Make Your Data Tables Visible to Your Audience
Tom Getts, Weed Ecology & Cropping Systems Advisor, UCCE Lassen County

12:11

Improve Your Writing Using Flesch-Kincaid Readability Ease Tests

Nick Clark, Agronomy and Nutrient Management Farm Advisor, UCCE Kings County

12:18

Podcasting in a Nutshell
Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Crops Farm Advisor, UCCE Madera and Merced Counties

PowerPoint

12:25

Session III: Communicating Findings Q&A

 

Session IV: Hands on Learning

12:30

Practical Considerations for Setting up Demonstration Plots

Sarah Light, Agronomy Farm Advisor, UCCE Sutter-Yuba

12:37

Hands-On Guided Learning Workshops with Insects and Microscopes
Cindy Kron, North Coast Area IPM Advisor, UCCE Sonoma County

12:44

Tools for Engaging Growers in Participatory Research
Monica Cooper, Viticulture Farm Advisor, UCCE Napa County

12:51

Session IV: Hands on Learning Q&A

12:56

Closing

1:00

Adjourn

 

 

Speakers

Lucy Diekmann updated

Lucy Diekmann

Urban Agriculture/Food Systems Advisor, Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties
UC Cooperative Extension, Santa Clara County;
San Mateo- San Francisco County  
lodiekmann@ucanr.edu

 

Malcom Hobbs 

Staff Research Associate
UC Cooperative Extension, Napa 
mbhobbs@ucanr.edu

Carolyn RIder

Carolyn Rider

Academic Coordinator II
Nutrition Policy Institute, Sacramento 
cdrider@ucanr.edu

Daniel Geisseler

Daniel Geisseler

Cooperative Extension Specialist in Nutrient Management
LAWR/PES Building, Davis 
djgeisseler@ucdavis.edu

Mark Battany

Mark Battany

Water Management and Biometeorology Advisor
Cooperative Extension San Luis Obispo County;
Santa Clara County
mcbattany@ucanr.edu

Farrar, Jim updated

Jim Farrar 

Director, Statewide IPM Program
UC ANR Second Street Building, Davis 
jjfarrar@ucanr.edu

Monica Cooper

Monica Cooper 

Farm Advisor-Viticulture
UC Cooperative Extension, Napa
mlycooper@ucanr.edu

Cindy Kron

Cindy Kron 

North Coast Area IPM Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension, Santa Rosa; 
Mendocino, Lake & Napa County 
ckron@ucanr.edu

Sarah Light

Sarah Light 

Agronomy Farm Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba;
Coulsa County   
selight@ucanr.edu

Tom Getts

Tom Getts 

Weed Ecology & Cropping Systems Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension, Lassen County;
Modoc County & Plumas Sierra
tjgetts@ucanr.edu

Nick CLark

Nick Clark 

Agronomy and Nutrient Management Farm Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension, King County;
Tulare & Fresno County  
neclark@ucanr.edu

Phoebe Gordon

Pheobe Gordon

Orchard Crops Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension, Madera County;
Merced County
pegordon@ucanr.edu