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Grain Legume

Summary Support the sustainability of the California dry bean industry.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Rachael Long (Chair)
Phone (530) 681-7661
Unit: Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
Location: 70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, 95695
Membership List
AES Scientist
Gepts, Paul Department of Plant Sciences
  AES, Geneticist, Distinguished, Professor Crop evolution, genetic conservation, gene flow, molecular evolution, genetics and genomics of beans, breeding of dry beans (lima, garbanzo, common)
Gilbertson, Robert Plant Pathology - CAES
  Professor Seed pathology, virology, insect-transmitted viruses
Roberts, Philip Nematology Department
  Chair, Nematologist & Professor of Nematology Nematode host-parasite relations, genetics and pest management in field and vegetable crops
Weir, William Animal Science
  Professor, Emeritus Comparative nutrition of grazing rumanants and evaluation of nutritive feed source.
CE Advisor
Goodell, Peter Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  Cooperative Extension Advisor Emeritus, IPM Development and delivery of IPM tactics, nematode and insect pest management in field crops, (cotton, alfalfa, melon) developing IPM strategies at the ecological landscape level
Long, Rachael Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor for Field Crops, Pest Management Pest management, agronomy, dry beans, alfalfa, water quality, oil seed crops
Mueller, Shannon Madera County
  Emeritus Agronomy Farm Advisor Agronomy, alfalfa seed, hay production, seed certification, forage crops, pollination and honeybee management, oil seed crop production, and dry beans.
Sanden, Blake Kern County
  Farm Advisor Emeritus (Retired) Irrigation, soil, water, agronomy, blackeyes, sugarbeets, safflower, alfalfa
CE Specialist
Godfrey, Larry Entomology (UCD)
  CE Specialist Extension Entomology Specialist
Non-UC, longlake14, folmstead
Stewart, Robert Department of Plant Sciences
  Program Advisor Seed Certification
Membership Totals
Number of Members12
ANR Members9
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