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 Professor: Agronomy Specialist

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

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

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
  • Organic and sustainable agriculture

Title  /  Areas of Expertise

Extension Assistant Professor: Plant Pathologist

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: Community Economic Development Specialist

  • Farm business management
  • Community development

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 Entomologist & Research Professor

  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Bilogical Control
  • Saffron Production
  • Insect Pest Identification

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