New members appointed to SFS panel
New members have been appointed by VP Allen-Diaz to the advisory panel for the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative, announced Rose Hayden-Smith, initiative leader.
Members of the Sustainable Food Systems panel are
Roberta Cook, UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis, food safety, distribution and marketing
David Doll, UCCE advisor in Merced County, nut crops and urban forestry
Cindy Fake, UCCE advisor in Placer and Nevada counties, horticulture and small farms
Matt Fidelibus, UCCE specialist in the department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis, located at Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, wine, raisin and table grapes
Carol Frate, UCCE advisor in Tulare County, agronomy
Christy Getz, UCCE specialist in the department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley, food systems
Bob Hutmacher, UCCE specialist in the department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis and director of West Side Research and Extension Center, agronomy and cotton
Ermias Kebreab, professor in the department of Animal Science at UC Davis and Sesnon Endowed Chair, sustainable agriculture
Mark Lubell, professor in the department of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis, water policy
Neil McRoberts, professor in the department of Plant Pathology at UC Davis, plant disease epidemiology
Tom Tomich, professor in the department of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis, W. K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute, director of the statewide Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, sustainable agriculture and community development
Bart Weimer, professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis, director of BGI@UC Davis and faculty coordinator for the Office of Research
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