Name

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Email

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Assistant Professor: Plant Pathologist

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Farm Financial Management Specialist

  • Farm management
  • Agricultural extension
  • Rural community development

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Assistant Professor: Agricultural Engineer

  • Systems and process engineering
  • Thermal processes and heat transfer
  • Greenhouse energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Oilseed processing and farm-scale biodiesel production
  • Harvest and post-harvest processing equipment and systems
Suggested Topics for Comment

Biodiesel, biomass heating, controls, greenhouse energy, hops processing, oilseeds, post-harvest, refrigeration

Name

 Ellen Rowe

Ellen Rowe

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor: Community and Leadership Development Specialist

  • Community leadership
  • Community development
  • Building community collaborations
  • Group development and facilitation
  • Volunteer development
  • Public policy education
  • Strategic planning
  • Professional development for youth development professionals

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Maple and Farm Safety Specialist

  • Maple sugaring production, management and marketing
  • Farm safety for all ages
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Vt. AgrAbility Project (VocRehab for farmers)
  • Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS)
Suggested Topics for Comment
  • Vt. AgrAbility Project (VocRehab for farmers)
  • Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS)
  • General farm safety issues; Disabilities
  • Educational programming for youth

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Agronomy Specialist

  • Soil quality and nutrient management
  • Grain production
  • Organic farming
  • Forages
  • Hops
  • Oilseed crops
  • Biofuel production
     

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor: Agronomy Specialist Field Crops and Nutrient Management

  • Agriculture crop production and water quality protection
  • Farm management planning
  • Precision agriculture
Suggested Topics for Comment
  • Precision agriculture using GPS for farm profitability
  • Nutrient management to keep Lake Champlain clean

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Assistant Professor: Watershed Science, Policy and Education and Lake Champlain Sea Grant Program Leader

Impacts of land use on water quality, citizen science and volunteer monitoring, understanding outcomes of monitoring and community outreach efforts

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor; Director, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture; Nutrition Specialist

  • Food Security
  • Food Access
  • Farm to School
  • Nutrition Education Theory and Practice
  • Food Systems

Name

Lisa Chase

Lisa Chase

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Natural Resources Specialist and Director of the Vermont Tourism Research Center

  • Community development
  • Tourism and recreation
  • Food systems
  • Environmental conflict management

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Assistant Professor: Farm Business Management Specialist

  • Farm financial analysis
  • Farm business planning
  • Project and program management
  • Applied food systems research

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Community Economic Development Specialist

  • Farm business management
  • Community development

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor: Food Safety Specialist

  • Risk communication and risk management of hazards in foods
  • Food safety programs and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Identification and typing of bacterial foodborne pathogens
  • Microbial source tracking and traceability
  • Food safety regulations

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Agronomy Specialist

  • Agronomy
  • Forage crops
  • Forage quality
  • Pasture management
  • Soil fertility
  • Weed management
  • Turf management

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Vegetable and Berry Specialist

  • Commercial horticulture
  • Soil health
  • Organic and sustainable agriculture