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UC ANR Associate Editors

The Associate Editors (AEs) are ANR Advisors and Specialists who have been appointed by the ANR Associate Vice President to manage the ANR Publications technical peer review process. Each AE manages peer review for a particular subject matter area. Besides coordinating technical peer review, the Associate Editors can provide advice to authors and help navigate the overall publishing process.

Here is the current roster of Associate Editors:

Associate Editor Chair

Photo of Janet S Hartin Janet S Hartin
Title: Area Environmental Horticulture Advisor
Specialty: Environmental horticulture, urban greening, climate-ready trees, "Trees for Tomorrow" arboriculture, irrigation needs of landscape plants
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (951) 313-2023
Email: jshartin@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Agronomy Sciences

Photo of Sarah E Light 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.
Address:
Sutter-Yuba UC Cooperative Extension
142A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 822-7515
Fax: (530) 673-5368
Email: selight@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Dr Daniel H Putnam Dr Daniel H Putnam
Title: Cooperative Extension Specialist, Agronomist in the AES
Specialty: Alfalfa and forage crops systems, forage quality and utilization, alternative field crops, cellulosic energy crops (switchgrass, miscanthus) crop ecology.
Address:
MS #1 One Shields Avenue
2240 Plant & Environmental Sciences Building. UC Davis
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Phone: (530) 752-8982
Fax: (530) 752-4361
Email: dhputnam@ucdavis.edu

 

Associate Editor for Animal, Avian, and Veterinary Sciences

Photo of Richard A Blatchford Ph.D. Richard A Blatchford Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Cooperative Extension Small to Large Scale Poultry Specialist
Specialty: Husbandry, Behavior, and Welfare
Address:
Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8521
Phone: 530-752-8763
Email: rablatchford@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Julie A Finzel Julie A Finzel
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Animal Science and Rangeland Ecology and Management
Address:
Cooperative Extension Kern County
1031 South Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: 661-868-6219
Email: jafinzel@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Environmental Horticulture

Photo of Janet S Hartin Janet S Hartin
Title: Area Environmental Horticulture Advisor
Specialty: Environmental horticulture, urban greening, climate-ready trees, "Trees for Tomorrow" arboriculture, irrigation needs of landscape plants
Address:
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (951) 313-2023
Email: jshartin@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Food and Nutrition

Karina Diaz Rios
Title: CE Nutrition Specialist
Specialty: nutrition education, eating behavior, cross-cultural adaptation, measurement validation
Address:
University of California, Merced
5200 N. Lake Road
251A Social Sciences & Management
Merced, CA 95343
Email: kdiazrios@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Farm Management and Economics

Photo of Mehdi Nemati Mehdi Nemati
Title: Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy
Specialty: Environmental and Water Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Applied Econometrics
Address:
UC Riverside School of Public Policy,
Interdisciplinary South 4109
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: 9518279368
Email: mehdin@ucr.edu

 

Associate Editors for Land, Air, and Water Sciences

Photo of Mallika Arudi Nocco Mallika Arudi Nocco
Title: Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
Specialty: Soil-Plant-Water Relations; Irrigation Management
Email: manocco@ucdavis.edu

 

Associate Editor for Natural, Marine, and Freshwater Resources

Associate Editors for Pest Management—Agricultural

Photo of Brenna J. Aegerter Ph.D. Brenna J. Aegerter Ph.D.
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Vegetable Crops, Plant Pathology
Address:
2101 East Earhart Ave, Suite 200
Stockton, CA, CA 95206-3924
Phone: 209-953-6114
Fax: (209) 953-6128
Email: bjaegerter@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of David R Haviland David R Haviland
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Entomologist and Pest Management. Advise in identification and control of Pest.
Address:
Cooperative Extension Kern County
1031 South Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: 661-868-6215
Email: dhaviland@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Pest Management—Urban

Photo of Dr Andrew M Sutherland BCE Dr Andrew M Sutherland BCE
Title: Urban Integrated Pest Management Advisor
Specialty: urban (household & structural) IPM of insects and other arthropods
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-499-2930
Email: amsutherland@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Pomology, Viticulture, and Subtropical Horticulture

Photo of Larry J Bettiga Larry J Bettiga
Title: Viticulture Farm Advisor
Specialty: Wine grape production, canopy management, pest management, rootstock and clonal evaluation.
Address:
Cooperative Extension Monterey County
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: (831) 759-7361
Email: lbettiga@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Postharvest Technology and Biology

Photo of Dr Irwin Ronaldo Donis-Gonzalez Ph.D. Dr Irwin Ronaldo Donis-Gonzalez Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor of Cooperative Extension in Postharvest Engineering
Specialty: Postharvest Engineering
Address:
3024 Bainer Hall, One Shield Av.
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 5307528986
Email: irdonisgon@ucdavis.edu

 

Associate Editors for Spanish-Language Materials

Photo of Maria de la Fuente Ph. D. Maria de la Fuente Ph. D.
Title: Farm Advisor & Master Gardener Advisor Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
Specialty: Mushrooms, compost, specialty vegetables, nursery crops, plant pathology and soil microbiology. Urban Horticulture and Master Composter Program UCCE Santa Clara.
Address:
Cooperative Extension Monterey County
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: (831) 759-7358
Fax: 831-758-3018
Email: medelafuente@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for Vegetable Crops

Photo of Mr C. Scott Stoddard Mr C. Scott Stoddard
Title: County Director and Farm Advisor  Vegetable Crops and Soils
Specialty: Soil fertility and soil conservation, tomatoes, melons, sweetpotatoes, weed management
Address:
Cooperative Extension Merced County
2145 Wardrobe Avenue
Merced, CA 95341-6445
Phone: (209) 385-7403
Email: csstoddard@ucanr.edu

 

Associate Editor for 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Photo of Steven M Worker PhD Steven M Worker PhD
Title: 4-H Youth Development Advisor
Specialty: Educational research; design and research of out-of-school (informal) learning environments; positive youth development; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
Address:
Cooperative Extension Marin County
1682 Novato Boulevard
Suite 150-B
Novato, CA 94947
Phone: (415) 761-1020
Email: smworker@ucanr.edu

 
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