Nitrogen and Irrigation Initiative
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Nitrogen and Irrigation Initiative

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PI and Leadership

Photo of Khaled M Bali Ph.D. Khaled M Bali Ph.D.
Title: Irrigation Water Management Specialist
Specialty: Irrigation and water management, irrigation systems, soil salinity, drainage, infiltration, water quality, TMDL, biosolids
Unit: Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: 559-646-6541
Fax: 559-646-6015


Photo of Dr Samuel Sandoval Solis Dr Samuel Sandoval Solis
Title: Associate Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist in Water Resources
Specialty: Water Resources Management, Environmental Flows, Agricultural Water management, Risk Analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis, Science Communication
Unit: Land, Air & Water Resources
One Shields Avenue
135 Veihmeyer
Davis, CA 95616
Fax: (530) 752-1552


Rachel M Shellabarger
Title: Academic Coordinator
Unit: California Institute for Water Resources
1111 Franklin St.
Oakland, CA 94607-5200
Phone: (530) 400-7134


County Advisors

Photo of Michael D Cahn Michael D Cahn
Title: Farm Advisor, Irrigation and Water Resources
Specialty: Irrigation & Water Resources
County: Monterey County
Notes: University of California, Cooperative Extension, Monterey County 1432 Abbott St Salinas CA 93901
Cooperative Extension Monterey County
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: (831) 759-7377
Fax: 831-758-3018


Photo of Mae Culumber Mae Culumber
Title: Nut Crops Farm Advisor
County: Fresno County
Cooperative Extension Fresno County
550 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 210-B
(559) 241-7515
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: 559-241-7526


Photo of Aparna Gazula Aparna Gazula
Title: Small Farm Advisor
Specialty: Vegetable Production, Nutrient Management, Small Farms
County: Santa Clara County
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg 1
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-282-3127


Photo of Phoebe Gordon Phoebe Gordon
Title: Orchard Crops Farm Advisor
Specialty: Madera County: Almonds, pistachios, stone fruit, figs Merced County: Pistachio and figs
County: Madera County
Notes: Mobile: (559) 825-7632
UC Cooperative Extension
145 Tozer St. Suite 103
Madera, CA 93638
Phone: (559) 675-7879 ext. 7209


Photo of Mohammad Yaghmour Mohammad Yaghmour
Title: Area Orchard Systems Advisor
County: Kern County
Cooperative Extension Kern County
1031 South Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: (661) 868-6211


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