Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
University of California
Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Staff Directory

Office Information

Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6500
Fax: (559) 646-6593

Director

Photo of Dr Jeffery A. Dahlberg Dr Jeffery A. Dahlberg
Title: Director-UC-ANR-KARE
Specialty: Plant Breeding and Genetics
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6060
Fax: 559-646-6015
Email: jadahlberg@ucanr.edu

 

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Photo of Mary Lu Arpaia Ph.D. Mary Lu Arpaia Ph.D.
Title: CE Subtropical Horticulturist
Specialty: Evaluation of preharvest and postharvest factor on subtropical crop productivity and fruit quality, including rootstock, cultivar, irrigation, pesticide and nutrition management strategies
Address:
Kearney Ag. Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
(559) 646-6561
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6561
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: mlarpaia@ucanr.edu

 

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
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: 559-646-6541
Fax: 559-646-6015
Email: kmbali@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Anthony J Cornel Ph.D. Anthony J Cornel Ph.D.
Title: Associate Entomologist
Specialty: Applied and basic research on mosquitoes related to developing innovative strategies for their control
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6556
Email: ajcornel@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Carlos H Crisosto Ph.D. Carlos H Crisosto Ph.D.
Title: CE Postharvest Physiologist
Specialty: Extension and research on postharvest biology and technology of fruits; fruit quality and deterioration and handling systems
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (530) 752-75496
Email: chcrisosto@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Kent M Daane Ph.D. Kent M Daane Ph.D.
Title: CE Specialist
Specialty: Biological control and IPM of insect pests in perennial crops (almond, grape, stone fruit, olives, pistachios), annual crops (lettuce) and ornamentals (eucalyptus, ornamental).
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research and Education Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: KAC-(559) 646-6522 or UCB Lab-(510) 643-4019
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: kdaane@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Dr Theodore M DeJong Dr Theodore M DeJong
Title: Professor   CE Pomologist-AES   Plant Physiologist-AES
Specialty: Environmental physiology; tree crop physiology; carbon partitioning and crop modeling; pomology; physiology and management of fruit tree crops; peach rootstock development and physiology; dried plum breeding
Address:
Plant Sciences
Mail stop 2
3037 Wickson Hall
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-1843
Email: tmdejong@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Louise Ferguson Ph.D. Louise Ferguson Ph.D.
Title: CE Pomologist
Specialty: Pistachio, olive, citrus, fig and persimmon production; alternate bearing, mechanical pruning, mechanical harvesting, citrus Mandarins, root stocks
Address:
Louise Ferguson
Department of Plant Sciences
3045 Wickson Hall
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (559) 737 3061 (M) 530-752-0507 (O)
Fax: 530-752-8502
Email: lferguson@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Matthew W. Fidelibus Ph.D. Matthew W. Fidelibus Ph.D.
Title: Associate CE Specialist
Specialty: Raisin, table and wine grape production,fruit quality, whole-plant physiology, plant growth regulators, weeds.
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6510
Email: mwfidelibus@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Peter B Goodell Ph.D. Peter B Goodell Ph.D.
Title: Cooperative Extension Advisor, IPM
Specialty: 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
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6515
Email: pbgoodell@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Elizabeth E Grafton-Cardwell Ph.D. Elizabeth E Grafton-Cardwell Ph.D.
Title: Director of Lindcove REC & Research Entomologist UC Riverside
Specialty: Citrus Integrated Pest Management
Notes: Beth Grafton-Cardwell is an extension specialist with UC Riverside Entomology with appointments at both Lindcove REC (559-592-2408 ext 152) and at the Kearney Ag Center (559-646-6591).
Address:
ANR Lindcove Research & Extension Center
22963 Carson Avenue
Exeter, CA 93221
Phone: (559) 592-2408 Ext. 152 & (559) 646-6591
Email: eegraftoncardwell@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Dr David A Grantz Ph.D. Dr David A Grantz Ph.D.
Title: Plant Physiologist & CE Specialist   
Specialty: Air pollution, Ozone, Environmental Crop Physiology, Biofuel Feedstocks
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6599
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: dagrantz@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Themis J Michailides Ph.D. Themis J Michailides Ph.D.
Title: Plant Pathologist and Lecturer
Specialty: Ecology, epidemiology and control of fungal diseases of fruit and nut crops and vines, postharvest diseases, aflatoxin and mycotoxins of nut crops and figs.
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6546
Email: tjmichailides@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Jeffrey P Mitchell Ph.D. Jeffrey P Mitchell Ph.D.
Title: CE Cropping Systems Specialist
Specialty: Vegetable cropping systems, irrigation management, soil quality, organic soil amendments, extension models, postharvest physiology
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6565
Email: jpmitchell@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Alireza Pourreza , Ph.D. Alireza Pourreza , Ph.D.
Title: Assistant CE Advisor
Specialty: Agricultural Engineering
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6577
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: apourreza@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of James J Stapleton PhD James J Stapleton PhD
Title: IPM Plant Pathologist
Specialty: Integrated pest management; alternatives to synthetic chemical products for disease and pest control; solar energy in pest management; soil-plant ecology; pest issues in natural areas; biological, physical, and cultural management of reservoirs of weedy plant propagative materials; seed pathology; sustainable and appropriate pest management technologies
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Center Academic Unit
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6536
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: jjstapleton@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Dr Kris E. Tollerup Dr Kris E. Tollerup
Title: Cooperative Extension Advisor, IPM
Specialty: Almond, Pistachio, Tree Fruit, Grapes
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: 559-646-6527
Email: ketollerup@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Florent Trouillas Florent Trouillas
Title: Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
Specialty: Fruit and Nut Crops
Address:
9240 South Riverbend Avenue
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6566
Email: flotrouillas@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Andreas Westphal Andreas Westphal
Address:
9240 S Riverbend Ave
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: 559-646-6555
Email: andreas.westphal@ucr.edu

 

Larry E. Williams Ph.D.
Title: Professor Plant Physiologist-AES
Specialty: Influences of microclimate on physiological processes of the grapevine; cultural techniques of the grapevine associated with the production of raisins and table grapes; carbon assimilation by and allocation in the vine; effect of senescence on gas exchange characteristics; whole plant physiology
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6558
Email: lewilliams@ucanr.edu

 

Staff

Jorge Aguilar
Title: Laboratory Assistant
Specialty: Viticulture--Fidelibus Lab
Address:
Kearney Ag. Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
(559) 646-6579
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6579
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: joraguilar@ucanr.edu

 

Ivan Aldana
Title: Assistant Custodial Supervisor
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6054
Email: ialdana@ucanr.edu

 

Santiago Aldana
Title: Senior Agricultural Technician
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6023
Email: saldana@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Roberta Barton Roberta Barton
Title: Community Educator
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6509
Email: rbarton@ucanr.edu

 

Dr Lori Berger
Title: Academic Coordinator
Specialty: IPM, Pollinator Protection, MRLs, Environmental Stewardship, Organizational Leadership, Public Policy
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
9240 South Riverbend Avenue
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6523
Email: lberger@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Chuck Boldwyn Chuck Boldwyn
Title: Center Superintendent of Agriculture
Address:
Kearney Ag. Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
559.646.6020
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6020
Fax: (559) 646-6015
Email: cfboldwyn@ucanr.edu

 

Katherine Brisco
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: kkbrisco@ucanr.edu

 

Tom Buzo
Title: Staff Research Associate
Specialty: Nematodes--Westphal Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6550
Email: trbuzo@ucanr.edu

 

Keith Byrum
Title: Programmer
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6560
Email: kcbyrum@ucanr.edu

 

Alan Cary
Title: Safety Coordinator
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6013
Email: awcary@ucanr.edu

 

Doug Cary
Title: Staff Research Associate II
Specialty: Adaskaveg NAVEK LAB and IR-4
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6557
Email: dacary@ucanr.edu

 

Martin Castellanos
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: marcastellanos@ucanr.edu

 

Jesus Ceja
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: jgzceja@ucanr.edu

 

Gabriel Cisneros
Title: Agricultural Technician
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6023
Email: gcisneros@ucanr.edu

 

Rodolfo Cisneros
Title: Lead, Principal Agricultural Technician
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6023
Email: racisneros@ucanr.edu

 

Gwen Conville
Title: Illustrator
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6524
Email: goconville@ucanr.edu

 

Gayle Crisosto
Title: Specialist
Specialty: Postharvest Physiology--Crisosto Lab
Address:
University of California
Department of Plant Sciences, Mail Stop 2, One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-4354
Fax: (530) 752-4568
Email: gmcrisosto@ucdavis.edu

 

Lorene Doster
Title: Junior Specialist
Specialty: Plant Pathology--Michailides Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6598
Email: lbdoster@ucanr.edu

 

Mark Doster Ph.D.
Title: Staff Research Associate
Specialty: Plant Pathology--Michailides Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6585
Email: madoster@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Janie Duran Janie Duran
Title: Office Manager
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6010
Email: njduran@ucanr.edu

 

David Ennes
Title: IR-4 Field Research Director
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6061
Email: djennes@ucanr.edu

 

Dan Felts
Title: SRA IV
Specialty: NAVEK inspection
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6557
Email: dgfelts@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Sandipa Gautam Ph.D. Sandipa Gautam Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Research Entomologist
Specialty: Integrated Management of Citrus Pests of Export Significance
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: 5596466584
Email: sangautam@ucanr.edu

 

Rudy Gonzales
Title: Ag.Supervisor I
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6021
Fax: (559) 646-6056
Email: rrgonzales@ucanr.edu

 

Ping Gu
Title: Staff Research Associate
Specialty: Citrus Entomology--Grafton-Cardwell Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6597
Email: pggu@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Bryan Heyano Bryan Heyano
Title: Senior Agricultural Technician
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6023
Email: bkheyano@ucanr.edu

 

Valeria Hochman-Adler
Title: Post Doctorate Researcher
Specialty: Post Doctorate Researcher -- Daane Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: vhochman@ucanr.edu

 

Joy Hollingsworth
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: joyhollingsworth@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Marcie Holmes-Baker Marcie Holmes-Baker
Title: Office Assistant II
Address:
Kearney Ag. Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6011
Fax: (559) 646-6015
Email: mjholmesbaker@ucanr.edu

 

Lingling Hou
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: llhou@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Robert Johnson Robert Johnson
Title: GIS Progammer/Analyst
Specialty: GIS
Address:
ANR IGIS at Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6062
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: robjohnson@ucanr.edu

 

Mike Kulow
Title: Senior Custodian
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6054
Email: makulow@ucanr.edu

 

Monty Lo
Specialty: Citrus Entomology--Grafton-Cardwell Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: mllo@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Yong Luo Yong Luo
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6585
Email: ygluo@ucanr.edu

 

Zin Thu Zar Maung Ph.D.
Title: SRA-II
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: zin.maung@ucr.edu

 

Andrew Molinar
Title: Staff Research Associate
Specialty: Entomology--Daane Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6520
Email: ajmolinar@ucanr.edu

 

David P. Morgan
Title: Staff Research Associate
Specialty: Plant Pathology--Michailides Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6562
Email: dpmorgan@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Dan Mulligan Dan Mulligan
Title: Principal Agricultural Technician
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6023
Email: drmulligan@ucanr.edu

 

Diana Nix
Title: Administrative Assistant
Specialty: Kearney Faculty Support / Front Desk Coordinator / Concierge
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6500
Email: dlnix@ucanr.edu

 

Mohamed Nouri
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: mtnouri@ucdavis.edu

 

Yuling Ouyang
Title: Staff Research Associate
Specialty: Citrus Entomology--Grafton-Cardwell Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6597
Email: yulouyang@ucanr.edu

 

Andrew Padilla
Title: Physical Plant Mechanic
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6053
Email: padilla@ucanr.edu

 

Dale Pattigan
Title: Assistant Superintendent of Agriculture
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6022
Email: dpattigan@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Becky Phene Becky Phene
Title: Staff Research Associate II
Specialty: Pomology--DeJong Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6521
Email: rcphene@ucanr.edu

 

Mr Ryan David Puckett
Title: Laboratory Assistant
Specialty: Plant Pathology--Michailides Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6549
Email: rdpuckett@ucanr.edu

 

Salvador Rangel
Title: Farm Worker
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6023
Email: salrangel@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Mr Robert Allen Ray Jr Mr Robert Allen Ray Jr
Title: Superintendent of Physical Plant
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6050
Email: raray@ucanr.edu

 

Jesse Reyes
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: jjreyes@ucdavis.edu

 

Mauricio Robles
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: maurobles@ucanr.edu

 

Samantha Rodriguez
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: samrodriguez@ucanr.edu

 

Jesus Salazar
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: jessalazar@ucanr.edu

 

Gaudalupe Sandoval
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: gsandoval@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of James Sievert James Sievert
Title: Staff Research Associate III
Specialty: Subtroptical Horticulture--Arpaia Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6563
Email: jrsievert@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Julie Sievert Julie Sievert
Title: Assistant KARE Program and Facility Coordinator
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6087
Email: jasievert@ucanr.edu

 

Keri Skiles
Title: Staff Research Associate II
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6061
Email: kmskiles@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Duane Soares Duane Soares
Title: Sr. Farm Machinery Mechanic
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6027
Email: dsoares@ucanr.edu

 

Jaclyn Stogbauer
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: jtstogbauer@ucanr.edu

 

Rob Straser
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: rstraser@berkeley.edu

 

Photo of Laura J. Van der Staay Laura J. Van der Staay
Title: KARE Program and Facility Coordinator, IR-4 Field Research Center Director
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6030
Fax: (559) 646-6015
Email: ljvanderstaay@ucanr.edu

 

Hai Bang Van Vu
Title: Laboratory Assistant
Specialty: Plant Physiology--Grantz Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6595
Email: hbvu@ucanr.edu

 

Xingeng Wang
Title: Associate Specialist
Specialty: Biological Control--Daane Lab
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6594
Email: xggwang@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Jeannette E. Warnert Jeannette E. Warnert
Title: Public Information Representative
Specialty: Web content, writing; California Naturalist
Address:
Agriculture and Natural Resources
UC Kearney Research and Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6074
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: jewarnert@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Patrick West Patrick West
Title: Sr. Physical Plant Mechanic
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6052
Email: pjwest@ucanr.edu

 

Fen Westphal
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: fwestphal@ucanr.edu

 

Jose Zuniga
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: jjzuniga@ucanr.edu

 

Retired Faculty

Photo of Walter Joseph Bentley Walter Joseph Bentley
Title: Integrated Pest Management Entomologist, Emeritus
Specialty: Entomology
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6500
Email: wjbentley@ucanr.edu

 

Dr Donald Grimes Ph.D.
Title: Water Scientist, Emeritus
Specialty: Water and Soil Science
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 638-9987
Email: dwgrimes@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Marshall W. Johnson Ph.D. Marshall W. Johnson Ph.D.
Title: IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist, Emeritus
Specialty: Integrated pest management of grapes, stone fruit, almonds and walnuts; biological control of arthropods; pesticide resistance in pests and natural enemies
Address:
UC Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave
559-646-6519
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6519
Fax: 559-646-6593
Email: mwjohnson@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of R. Scott Johnson Ph.D. R. Scott Johnson Ph.D.
Title: CE Pomologist, Emeritus
Specialty: Irrigation, fertilization, fruit thinning, rootstocks and fruit growth of peach, plum, nectarine, apple and kiwifruit; Davis campus specialist
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Email: sjohnson@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Michael V McKenry Ph.D. Michael V McKenry Ph.D.
Title: Emeritus Nematologist and CE Nematology Specialist, Emeritus
Specialty: Field pathogenicity and practical control of nematodes in perennial crops
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6554
Fax: (559) 646-6593
Email: mvmckenry@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Lawrence J. Schwankl Ph.D. Lawrence J. Schwankl Ph.D.
Title: CE Irrigation Specialist, Retired
Specialty: Irrigation engineering, design, operation and management of irrigation systems, soil moisture monitoring, low-volume irrigation
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6500
Email: ljschwankl@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Charles G Summers Ph.D. Charles G Summers Ph.D.
Title: Entomologist
Specialty: Pest management of field and vegetable crops, biology, ecology and management of aphids, aphids as virus vectors
Address:
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Phone: (559) 646-6523
Email: cgsummers@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Beth L Teviotdale Ph.D. Beth L Teviotdale Ph.D.
Title: CE Plant Pathologist, Emeritus
Specialty: Epidemiology and control of deciduous tree nut and fruit crops and olive diseases
Address:
1072 Rorden Avenue
Selma, CA 93662
Phone: (559) 891-1497
Email: blteviotdale@ucanr.edu

 
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