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Livestock & Natural Resources Advisors & Specialists

Livestock and Range Advisors, Specialists

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Edward R. Atwill
Title: Director, Veterinary Medicine Extension
Specialty: Waterborne zoonotic disease, best management practices , microbial food safety, epidemiology
Unit: Veterinary Medicine Extension
Veterinary Medicine Extension
1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive
4207 Vet Med 3B
Davis, CA 95616-8736
Phone: (530) 754-2154
Fax: (530) 752-7181
Email: ratwill@ucdavis.edu
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Roger A Baldwin Ph.D.
Title: Cooperative Extension Specialist: Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution
Specialty: Wildlife Damage and Pest Management
Unit: Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
One Shields Ave, UC Davis
1069 Academic Surge
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-4551
Email: rabaldwin@ucanr.edu
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Sheila J. Barry
Title: County Director Santa Clara / Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, San Francisco Bay Area
Specialty: Rangeland Ecology and Management, Beef Cattle Production, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management,
County: Santa Clara County
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg 1
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-282-3106
Email: sbarry@ucanr.edu
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Theresa A. Becchetti
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Livestock and Natural Resources, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties
County: Stanislaus County
University of California Cooperative Extension
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: (209) 525-6800
Fax: 209-525-6840
Email: tabecchetti@ucanr.edu
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Dr Steven L Berry
Title: CE Specialist Emeritus
Specialty: Dairy management and health; hoof health and lameness in dairy cattle; management , cow comfort and welfare.
Unit: Animal Science
1 Shields Avenue
2241 Meyer Hall
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-1279
Fax: 530-752-0175
Email: slberry@ucdavis.edu
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Philip Brownsey
Title: Rangeland Restoration Academic Coordinator
Unit: Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center
8279 Scott Forbes Road
Browns Valley, CA 95918
Phone: (530) 639-8807
Email: pbrownsey@ucanr.edu
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Leslie J Butler Ph.D.
Title: Specialist in Cooperative Extension
Specialty: Dairy Production, Marketing and Policy, Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, Biotechnology, Technological Change, Public Policy Issues
Unit: Agricultural & Resource Economics
Agricultural & Resource Economics
One Shields Avenue
2117 SS&H
Davis, CA 95616-8512
Phone: (530) 752-3681
Fax: (530) 752-5614
Email: ljbutler@ucdavis.edu
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Van Andrew Butsic
Title: Associate Specialist in Coop Ext.
Specialty: Land Use Science
Unit: Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
University of California, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
130 Mulford Hall, MC 3114
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
Email: vanbutsic@berkeley.edu
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Carol A Collar
Title: CE Specialist
Specialty: Dairy, livestock and forage
Unit: Veterinary Medicine Extension
Veterinary Medicine Extension
One Shields Avenue
1383A Surge III
Davis, CA 95616-8736
Email: ccollar@ucdavis.edu
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Josh S. Davy
Title: Livestock, Range, and Natural Resources Advisor / County Director
Specialty: Livestock, Range and Irrigated Pasture
County: Tehama County
Cooperative Extension Tehama County
1754 Walnut Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone: (530) 527-3101
Fax: (530) 527-0917
Email: jsdavy@ucanr.edu
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Joseph DiTomaso
Title: CE Weed Specialist
Specialty: Non-crop areas, including weeds of rangeland, forestry, rights-of-way, roadside, wetlands, and natural sites and taxomony
Unit: Weed Science Program
Dept. of Plant Sciences, Mail Stop 4
290 Robbins Hall
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 754-8715
Fax: 530-752-4604
Email: jmditomaso@ucdavis.edu
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Mr Morgan P. Doran
Title: UC Cooperative Extension Advisor for Livestock and Natural Resources
Specialty: Livestock, beef cattle, sheep, nutrition, range management, irrigated pastures, grazing systems, ranch water quality.
Unit: Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-666-8738
Fax: 530-666-8736
Email: mpdoran@ucanr.edu
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Daniel J Drake
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Conducts research and educational programs in the areas of livestock, range and pasturing with emphasis on beef cattle, computer application, animal nutrition, particularly trace minerals and general agricultural marketing economics as key areas
County: Siskiyou County
Cooperative Extension Siskiyou County
1655 South Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: (530) 842-2711
Email: djdrake@ucanr.edu
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Sabrina L. Drill Ph.D.
Title: Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus
Specialty: Climate resilience, urban ecology, watershed education, community science and engagement, environmental justice, conservation and restoration of aquatic and wildland habitats and anadramous fishes, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, fire ecology and landscape preparation, land use and conservation planning
County: Los Angeles County
Notes: Covers Los Angeles and Ventura Counties and the California Naturalist Statewide Program
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 3238425399
Email: sldrill@ucanr.edu
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Julie A Finzel
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Animal Science and Rangeland Ecology and Management
County: Kern County
Cooperative Extension Kern County
1031 South Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: 661-868-6219
Email: jafinzel@ucanr.edu
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Larry C Forero
Title: Emeritus: County Director
Specialty: Livestock and Natural resources
County: Shasta County
Cooperative Extension Shasta County
1851 Hartnell Avenue
Redding, CA 96002-2217
Phone: (530) 224-4900
Email: lcforero@ucanr.edu
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William E Frost
Title: CE Advisor, Emeritus
Unit: Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
2801 Second Street
Davis, CA 95618-7774
Email: wefrost@ucanr.edu
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Holly A George
Title: Livestock & Natural Resource- Emeritus
Specialty: Livestock, Multiple Use of Natural Resources & Community Development
Unit: Plumas Sierra
208 Fairground Road
Quincy, CA 95971
Email: hageorge@ucanr.edu
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Dr Melvin George
Title: CE Specialist, Emeritus
Specialty: Range and pasture improvement, grazing management, rangeland water quality, rangeland management practices, ranch planning, and ecological site descriptions.
Notes: Completed Projects (post retirement): History of Rangeland Research, Extension and Teaching History of the Agronomy Department Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands Series Current Projects: Central Coast Annual Rangeland Production Project Red Brome Ecology Project San Joaquin Experimental Range Historic Photo Project
Department of Plant Sciences
One Shields Avenue
Plant and Environmental Sciences Bldg
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Phone: (530) 219-4707
Email: mrgeorge@ucdavis.edu
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Dr Alec C Gerry
Title: Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist in Veterinary Entomology
Specialty: Veterinary Entomology
Unit: Entomology (UCR)
Dr. Alec Gerry
900 University Ave
Department of Entomology, University of California
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951) 827-7054
Email: alecg@ucr.edu
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Dr Elise S Gornish
Title: Cooperative Extension Specialist in Restoration Ecology
Specialty: Restoration of grassland habitats, climate change, plant demography, invasive species management
Unit: Department of Plant Sciences
One Shields Avenue, Mail Stop 1
Davis, CA 95616
Email: egornish@ucdavis.edu
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Dr Shermain Hardesty
Title: Small Farm Program Extension Economist
Specialty: food systems, small farms, marketing, organics, sustainable agriculture
Unit: Small Farm Program
Ag & Resource Economics
One Shields Avenue
3110 SS&H
Davis, CA 95616-8575
Phone: (530) 752-0467
Fax: (530) 752-5614
Email: shermain@primal.ucdavis.edu
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John M Harper
Title: County Director Mendocino & Lake/Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus
Specialty: Sheep & goat production, range cattle production, rangeland, watershed, water quality, computer applications.
County: Mendocino County
Notes: Same as Mailing Address
UCCE-Mendocino County
890 N. Bush Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 463-4495
Fax: 707-463-4477
Email: jmharper@ucanr.edu
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Roger S Ingram
Title: Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, Emeritus
Specialty: Grazing management, fencing, nutrition, economics, livestock, range, land use, low-stress livestock handling, California Grazing Academy
Unit: Placer-Nevada Counties
Cooperative Extension Placer County
11477 E Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603
Email: rsingram@ucanr.edu
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Jeremy J James
Title: SFREC Center Director
Specialty: Range Management
Unit: Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center
8279 Scott Forbes Road
Browns Valley, CA 95918
Phone: (530) 639-8803
Email: jjjames@ucanr.edu
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Dr Royce Larsen E.
Title: Area Natural Resource/Watershed Advisor
Specialty: Water Quality and Non-point Source Pollution on Rangelands. Also, other natural resource issues including: Rangeland Improvements, Noxious Invasive Weeds, Wildland Fires, Grassland Restoration and Endangered Species.
County: San Luis Obispo County
Cooperative Extension San Luis Obispo County
350 N. Main Street, Ste. B
Templeton, CA, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-4106
Fax: (805) 434-4881
Email: relarsen@ucanr.edu
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Stephanie Larson PhD
Title: County Director and Livestock Range Management Advisor
Specialty: Sheep management and production, fiber production, rangeland and natural resource management, water quality
County: Sonoma County
UC Cooperative Extension
133 Aviation Boulevard
Suite 109
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2894
Phone: (707) 565-2621
Email: slarson@ucanr.edu
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David J Lewis
Title: Director, Advisor
Specialty: Water and Watershed Management and Research, Community Development, Sustainable Agricutlure
County: Napa County
UC Cooperative Extension
1710 Soscol Avenue
Suite 4
Napa, CA 94559-1315
Phone: (415) 473-4204
Email: djllewis@ucanr.edu
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David Lile
Title: County Director
Specialty: Livestock / Natural Resources
County: Lassen County
Cooperative Extension Lassen County
707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-8133
Email: dflile@ucanr.edu
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Dr John Maas DVM
Title: CE Veterinarian
Specialty: Beef cattle health and food safety; metabolic diseases; herd health management
Unit: Veterinary Medicine Extension
Veterinary Medicine Extension School of Veterinary Medicine
1331 Surge III
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-3990
Email: jmaas@ucdavis.edu
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Dr Fadzayi E Mashiri Ph.D.
Title: County Director Mariposa, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Mariposa, Merced Counties
Specialty: Rangeland Ecology and Management, Management of Natural Resources, Livestock Management, Weed Management, Grazing Management, Ecosystem Services
County: Mariposa County
Mariposa County
5009 Fairgrounds Road
Mariposa, CA 95338-9435
Phone: (209) 966-2417
Email: fmashiri@ucanr.edu
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Douglas D McCreary
Title: Natural Resource Specialist Emeritus
Specialty: Oak regeneration, woodland management; and agroforestry
Notes: Berkeley Address: Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, 130 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
8279 Scott Forbes Road
Browns Valley, CA 95918
Email: mccreary@berkeley.edu
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Neil K. McDougald M.S.
Title: Natural Resources Farm Advisor, Emeritus
Specialty: Range and livestock
County: Madera County
Notes: Neil McDougald retired effective 3/1/12.
UC Cooperative Extension
145 Tozer St. Suite 103
Madera, CA 93638
Phone: (559) 675-7879 Ext. 207
Email: nmcdougald@ucanr.edu
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Dr Frank M Mitloehner Ph.D.
Title: Professor and CE Specialist
Specialty: Livestock systems air quality; quantification and mitigation of Ag air pollutants
Unit: Animal Science
Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
2151 Meyer Hall
Davis, CA 95616-8521
Phone: (530) 752-3936
Fax: (530) 752-0175
Email: fmmitloehner@ucdavis.edu
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Glenn A Nader
Title: Farm Advisor   Livestock and Natural Resources, Emeritus
Specialty: Livestock, forage crops, range and natural resources
Unit: Sutter-Yuba Counties
Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba Counties
142A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA 95991-5512
Email: ganader@ucanr.edu
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James W Oltjen
Title: CE Specialist
Specialty: Computer decision support software; beef quality assurance; standardized performance analysis for cattle and sheep ranches. Animal management systems; resource use in animal agriculture; beef cattle growth.
Unit: Animal Science
Department of Animal Science
2153 Meyer Hall
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-5650
Fax: 530 752-0175
Email: jwoltjen@ucdavis.edu
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Scott Oneto
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Agriculture, master gardener program, rangeland management, weed science
Unit: Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
12200B Airport Road
(209) 223-6834
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6834
Fax: 888-764-9669
Email: sroneto@ucanr.edu
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Devii R Rao
Title: San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Rangeland Ecology and Management, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management, Conservation of Biological Diversity, Watershed Protection and Management.
County: San Benito County
Cooperative Extension San Benito County
3228 Southside Road
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: 831-205-3125
Email: drorao@ucanr.edu
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Carissa Koopmann Rivers
Title: County Director/Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
County: Siskiyou County
Cooperative Extension Siskiyou County
1655 South Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: 530-842-2711
Fax: 530-842-6931
Email: ckrivers@ucanr.edu
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Peter H Robinson
Title: CE Specialist
Specialty: On-farm animal management systems; on-farm implementation of strategies to reduce the environmental impact of cows.
Unit: Animal Science
Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8521
Phone: (530) 754-7565
Email: phrobinson@ucdavis.edu
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Dr Leslie M Roche Ph.D.
Title: Cooperative Extension Specialist
Specialty: Rangeland Management
Unit: Department of Plant Sciences
UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences
1232 PES
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-5583
Email: lmroche@ucdavis.edu
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Laura K Snell
Title: County Director and Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Livestock & Natural Resources
County: Modoc County
Cooperative Extension Modoc County
202 West 4th Street
Alturas, CA 96101
Phone: (530)233-6400
Email: lksnell@ucanr.edu
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Jeffery W. Stackhouse
Title: Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor
County: Humboldt County Office
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503-6998
Phone: 707-445-7351
Email: jwstackhouse@ucanr.edu
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Dr Carolyn L Stull
Title: Animal Welfare CE Specialist, Emeritus
Specialty: Agricultural animal welfare program; trasport stress, starvation in animals, best management practices
Unit: Veterinary Medicine Extension
Veterinary Medicine Extension
1 Shields Ave, University of California, Davis
1337 Surge III
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 304-1529
Email: clstull@ucdavis.edu
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Jim Sullins
Title: Farm Advisor, Emeritus
Specialty: Livestock, Range and Natural Resources, Public Policy, Community Development
County: Tulare County
Cooperative Extension Tulare County
4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
Phone: (559) 684-3309
Email: jlsullins@ucanr.edu
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Kenneth W Tate
Title: Professor and Russell L. Rustici Rangeland Watershed Science Specialist in Cooperative Extension
Specialty: rangeland management, livestock grazing, water quality, riparian areas, restoration, soil health
Unit: Department of Plant Sciences
Plant Sciences, Mail Stop 1, One Shields Ave
3132 Plant and Environmental Sciences Building
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Phone: (530) 754-8988
Fax: 530-752-4361
Email: kwtate@ucdavis.edu
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Alison Van Eenennaam Ph.D.
Title: CE Specialist Animal Biotechnology and Genomics
Specialty: Animal genomics, biotechnology, beef cattle, genetic engineering, animal breeding
Unit: Animal Science
Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
2113 Meyer Hall
Davis, CA 95616-8521
Phone: (530) 752-7942
Fax: (530) 752-0175
Email: alvaneenennaam@ucdavis.edu
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Rob Wilson
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Pest managment in vegetable and field crops; Potato variety development; Production of potatoes, onions, peppermint, and small grains
Unit: Intermountain Research & Extension Center
ANR Intermountain Research & Extension Center
2816 Havlina Road
PO Box 850
Tulelake, CA 96134
Phone: (530) 667-5117
Email: rgwilson@ucanr.edu