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Waste Management and Compost

 
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Maria de la Fuente (Chair)
Phone (831) 759-7358
E-Mail medelafuente@ucanr.edu
Unit: Monterey County
Location: Cooperative Extension Monterey County
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, 93901
 
Membership List
 
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
AES Scientist
Menge, John Plant Pathology
  Professor   Emeritus   Plant Pathologist Mycorrhizal studies; soil microbial investigations; fungal diseases of citrus
van Kessel, Chris Department of Plant Sciences
  Emeritus Professor, Department of Plant Sciences Agronomy, soil fertility, nutrient cycling, cropping systems, international agriculture.
CE Advisor
Aguiar, Jose Indio Office
  Farm Advisor Vegetable crops and small farms
Andris, Harry Fresno County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus Pomology, tree fruits, plums, nectarines, peaches, fig, apples, apricots, cherries, kiwis, pears, persimmons, pomegranates, prunes
Arana, Marit UCCE San Joaquin County
  Livestock and Natural Resource Advisors Dairy
Barry, Sheila Santa Clara County
  County Director Santa Clara / Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, San Francisco Bay Area Rangeland Ecology and Management, Beef Cattle Production, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management,
Bender, Gary San Diego North County Office
  Farm Advisor-Emeritus Subtropical horticulture, deciduous fruit trees, irrigation, water quality, pest management, root rot and pathology of avocados and citrus, avocado canopy management
Bendixen, Warren UCCE, Santa Barbara County
  Farm Advisor
Brittan, Kent Sacramento County
  Emeritus Farm Advisor for Field Crops Small grains, corn and biofuel crops
Cahn, Michael Monterey County
  Farm Advisor, Irrigation and Water Resources Irrigation & Water Resources
Crane, Sharon Kern County
  Office Services Technician Process Newsletters, Meeting Announcements, and Research Papers for Advisors.
de la Fuente, Maria Monterey County
  County Director Monterey - Farm & Master Gardener Advisor Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties Mushrooms, compost, specialty vegetables, nursery crops, plant pathology and soil microbiology. Urban Horticulture and Master Gardener Program Santa Clara.
Downer, A. James Ventura County
  Advisor Pathology of landscape ornamentals , Phytophthora Root Rot, Mulches, Potting soils, Palm horticulture, climate ready trees, arboriculture, Master Gardener Advisor.
Faber, Ben Ventura County
  Advisor Soils and water, avocados and minor subtropicals in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.
Frate, Carol Tulare County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus Alfalfa, dry beans, sugarbeets, corn, plant pathology
Gaskell, Mark San Luis Obispo County
  Emeritus - Farm Advisor Specialty crops, small fruit crops, vegetables, sustainable agriculture, small farms in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.
Grant, Joseph San Joaquin County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus walnuts, cherries, olives, miscellaneous fruits; fruit crops, integrated pest management
Guerrero, Juan Imperial County
  Area Livestock Farm Advisor, Emeritus Livestock; alfalfa and irrigated pasture; feedlot cattle; waste management; biosolids
Harivandi, M. Ali Alameda County
  Environmental Horticulturist, Emeritus Turfgrass, Soils, and Water
Holtz, Brent San Joaquin County
  County Director and Farm Advisor Pomology, deciduous tree fruits and nuts, plant pathology
Laemmlen, Franklin San Luis Obispo County
  Farm Advisor - Emeritus Vegetable crops (leafy greens, parsley, asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, celery, carrots, nappa, bok choy, cilantro, spinach, squash, peppers (bell), plant pathology, nematology, entomology, farm safety, plant problem diagnosis, cut flowers
Le Strange, Michelle (Missy) Tulare County
  Farm Advisor Emeritus Vegetable crops, turf & landscape management, weed management (vegetable crops, turf and ornamentals), Master Gardener Program Advisor
Markegard, Gary Humboldt County Office
  Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor/County Director Livestock, range, wildlife, recreation
Mathews, Marsha Stanislaus
  Farm Advisor field crops, weed control
Mellano, Valerie San Diego North County Office
  Acting County Director, Environmental Issues Advisor Water quality, waste management, land use, urban-rural interface, biotechnology
Munk, Daniel Fresno County
  Farm Advisor Irrigation, crop nutrient management and cotton production systems
O'Connell, Neil Tulare County
  Retired Farm Advisor Citrus, Avocado
Retired - Baameur, Aziz Small Farm Program
  Retired Emeritus, Farm Advisor Small Farms, cultivar evaluation, nutrient management, irrigation, specialty crops, vegetables, Asian vegetables, Small Farms
Sanden, Blake Kern County
  Farm Advisor Emeritus (Retired) Irrigation, soil, water, agronomy, blackeyes, sugarbeets, safflower, alfalfa
Smith, Richard Monterey County
  Farm Advisor, Vegetable Crop Production & Weed Science Vegetable Crop Production & Weed Science
Takele, Etaferahu Riverside County
  County Director/Area Advisor Farm Management/Agricultural Economics Area Advisor - Farm Management /Agricultural Economics - Production economics, decision-making at the farm level, integrated input management, risk managementSubtropical Fruit Crops (Citrus, Avocados) Vegetable crops, Field CropsRiverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Imperial, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Los Angles, Orange and Ventura.
Vossen, Paul Sonoma County
  Farm Advisor - Emeritus (Sonoma & Marin Counties) Fruits / Vegetables / Marketing Tree fruits and nuts, vegetable crops, small farm specialty crops; marketing, Master Gardener Program, organic - sustainable production, olive oil, chestnuts, apples
CE Specialist
Atwill, Edward Veterinary Medicine Extension
  Director, Veterinary Medicine Extension Waterborne zoonotic disease, best management practices , microbial food safety, epidemiology
Bali, Khaled Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  Irrigation Water Management Specialist Irrigation and water management, irrigation systems, soil salinity, drainage, infiltration, water quality, TMDL, biosolids
Crohn, David Environmental Sciences
  Associate Professor of Environmental Science   Extension Biological Systems Engineer Biological systems for municipal waste management, nonpoint source pollution, design of land application systems, water resource management, surface water quality.
Goldman, George Agricultural & Resource Economics & Policy
  CE Specialist   Emeritus Regional economic models, community resource development
Hartz, Timothy Department of Plant Sciences
  CE Vegetable Crops Specialist Improved management regimes for commercial vegetable production, cultural practices for warm-season vegetable crops
Meyer, Deanne Animal Science
  CE Specialist Livestock waste management
Mitchell, Jeffrey Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  CE Cropping Systems Specialist Vegetable cropping systems, irrigation management, soil quality, organic soil amendments, extension models, postharvest physiology
Wu, Laosheng Environmental Sciences
  Professor   CE Water Management Specialist Soil physics, vadose-zone hydrology, water quality, water management
Other ANR
Meyer, Roland Land, Air & Water Resources
  CE Soils Specialist Emeritus Soil fertility-plant nutrition, efficiency of fertilizer use, pollution of environment by waste products and fertilizers, application of fly ash and other wastes on forest and agricultural lands, water quality evaluation and concerns, soil-water-plant nutrient interactions and their effect on plant growth
Smith, Cole Santa Clara County
  Staff Research Associate III Composting Education, Program Administration, Organic Waste Amendment Research and Management, Community based learning
Van Horn, Mark Agricultural Sustainability Institute
  Director, Student Farm
Warnert, Jeannette Communication Services and Information Technology
  Communications Specialist Writing
Non-UC
Hendricks, Lonnie UCCE, Merced County
  Farm Advisor Pomology
Roberts, Bruce
  J.G. Boswell Chair of Agronomy
Valencia, Jesus UCCE Stanislaus County
  CE Advisor Production
Membership Totals
Number of Members60
ANR Members57
Non-ANR3
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