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Name

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Email

Name

Juan Alvez

Juan Alvez

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Research Associate

  • Sustainable agriculture and environment
  • Grazing management
  • Agroecology
  • Ecosystems services
  • Conservation and green markets
  • Find me on LinkedIn

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

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

Working across disciplines to better understand food system concerns

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

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor: Agricultural Engineering

  • 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

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor: Farm Business Management Specialist

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

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

Name

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 Professor: Agronomy Specialist

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

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Assistant Professor: Community Development

  • Community Development
  • Municipal Governance
  • Workforce Development

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Research Assistant Professor and Farming and Climate Change Program Coordinator

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Water management in agriculture
  • Climate change
  • Nutrient fate and transport
  • Agricultural hydrology
  • Soil and water resource engineering
  • Alternative treatment for agricultural wastewaters

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Vegetable and Berry Specialist

  • Commercial horticulture
  • Soil health
  • High tunnel production
  • Organic and sustainable agriculture

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Associate Professor: Plant Pathologist

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Professor: Community Economic Development Specialist

  • Farm business management
  • Community development

CALS/Extension Faculty

Terence Bradshaw

link goes to CALS profile page
Research Assistant Professor: Plant & Soil Science
  • Tree Fruit & Viticulture Specialist
  • Horticulture
  • Integrated Pest Management

terence.bradshaw@uvm.edu

Margaret Skinner

Margaret Skinner

link goes to CALS profile page
Research Professor: Plant & Soil Science
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Biological Control
  • Saffron Production
  • Insect Pest Identification
margaret.skinner@uvm.edu

RSENR/Extension Faculty

Kris Stepenuck

Kristine (Kris) Stepenuck

link goes to RSENR profile page
Extension Assistant ProfessorWatershed Science, Policy & Education
  • Watershed science
  • Impacts of land use on water quality
  • Community science
  • Community engagement
kris.stepenuck@uvm.edu