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Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
UCCE Farm Advisor
(209) 953-6120


Rachael Long
Rachael Long
UCCE Farm Advisor
Field Crops, Pest Management

(530) 666-8734


Nicholas Clark
Nicholas Clark
Assistant CE AdvisorAdvisor
Agronomic Cropping Systems

(559) 852-2744


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Dr Paul Gepts
Title: AES, Geneticist, Distinguished, Professor
Specialty: Crop evolution, genetic conservation, gene flow, molecular evolution, genetics and genomics of beans, breeding of dry beans (lima, garbanzo, common)
Department of Plant Sciences - Section of Crop & Ecosystem Sciences / MS1
1 Shields Avenue
1242 PES
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Phone: (530) 752-7743
Fax: 530-752-4361
Email: plgepts@ucdavis.edu
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Robert L. Gilbertson
Title: Professor
Specialty: Seed pathology, virology, insect-transmitted viruses
Plant Pathology
One Shields Avenue
354 Hutchison Hall
Davis, CA 95616-8680
Phone: (530) 752-3163
Email: rlgilbertson@ucdavis.edu
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Michelle Leinfelder-Miles Ph.D.
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Crop Production, Soil and Water Resources, the Delta
Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
2101 East Earhart Avenue, Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95206
Phone: 209-953-6100
Email: mmleinfeldermiles@ucanr.edu
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Sarah E Light
Title: Agronomy Farm Advisor
Specialty: Alfalfa/Hay, Beans, Wheat, Corn, Sorghum, Sunflower, Safflower, Hemp, Soil Health, Cover Crops, Agronomy, Annual Cropping Systems in the Sacramento Valley.
Sutter-Yuba UC Cooperative Extension
142A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 822-7515
Fax: (530) 673-5368
Email: selight@ucanr.edu
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Rachael Long
Title: Emeritus Farm Advisor for Field Crops, Pest Management
Specialty: Pest management, agronomy, dry beans, alfalfa, water quality, oil seed crops
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood St
Woodland, CA 95695
Email: rflong@ucanr.edu
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John Palmer
Specialty: Seed Certification
Department of Plant Sciences
One Shields Avenue
1210 Plant and Environmental Sciences Bldg
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Phone: 530-752-9824
Email: jcpalmer@ucdavis.edu
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Philip A Roberts
Title: Chair, Nematologist & Professor of Nematology
Specialty: Nematode host-parasite relations, genetics and pest management in field and vegetable crops
1463 Boyce Hall
Phone: (951) 827-7332
Email: proberts@ucrac1.ucr.edu
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Cassandra Swett
Title: CE Specialist
Specialty: Vegetable and field crop pathology
Plant Pathology
One Shields Avenue
354 Hutchison Hall
Davis, CA 95616-8680
Email: clswett@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
ANR Intermountain Research & Extension Center
2816 Havlina Road
PO Box 850
Tulelake, CA 96134
Phone: (530) 667-5117
Email: rgwilson@ucanr.edu

    Alexander Mkandawire 

Alexander Mkandawire

    Title: Certified Seed Program Representative

    Specialty: Asparagus, Bean, Chickpea, Corn

    Phone: 530-752-6868

    Email: abmkandawire@ucdavis.edu