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Expertise: Carol is the Extension Educator for Northeast Clark County. Her areas of interest are agricultural economics and fostering local agriculture and other enterprises as a means for enhancing economic and community development.
Programs: Small Business Support, Growing Local Grown, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Economic Evaluation of Alternative Low-Water-Use Crops.
Expertise: Lindsay’s expertise is in agriculture and livestock systems. She has experience and training in animal science, meat science, microbiology, food safety, consumer education, and crisis communication. Additionally, she has extensive knowledge and expertise with various social media platforms. She also manages the Community Garden and is on the Greenhouse Project Board.
Programs: Social Media Marketing and Promotion for Small Businesses
Specialist, Alternative Crops and Forage
Expertise: Jay Davison's major interests are livestock grazing as an environmental management tool, evaluating low water use, high-value alternative crops suitable for producers, invasive weed control, and forage production/harvest strategies.
Programs: Alternative Crops, Domestic Water Quality, Invasive Weed Management, Livestock Grazing For Vegetation Management, Rangeland Management Education For Native American Producers In Nevada, Wildfire Fuels Management/Post Fire Rehabilitation
Coordinator, Native American Programs
Expertise: Staci Emm is the Mineral County Extension Educator. She develops programs in community development, natural resources and youth development to facilitate the sustainability of rural communities.
Programs: 4-H, Community Development through Vegetation Management, Agriculture and Natural Resources Sustainability, Relationship building with American Indians.
Expertise: Steve Foster works in the fields of agriculture, natural resources, sustainable agriculture and youth development. In addition, Steve is a certified crop advisor with hands-on experience in livestock production. As an Extension Educator in Pershing County, he addresses critical needs/issues with educational programs and training.
Programs: Agricultural production, Nevada Youth Range Camp, Pesticide Education, Beef Management, Alternative Agronomic Crops Production and Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program (Herds and Harvest).
Expertise: Holly's program areas are developing a local food industry in Nevada and assisting the county in economic, workforce, youth and community development.
Community Based Instructor
Expertise: Jessica Harris has worked for the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension for over two years as a Community Based Instructor.
Programs: Veggies for Kids — SNAP-Ed Nutrition Program, Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program (FRTEP), Statewide SNAP-Ed Network and Marketing Project, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program.
Expertise: Steve Lewis works in the fields of natural resources, community development, sustainable agriculture and youth development. As an Extension Educator in Douglas County, he addresses critical needs/issues with training and assessment.
Programs: Carson Valley Water Quality Education Program, Compost Your Combustibles, Leadership Douglas County, Sage Grouse Conservation, Water Quality Education, Western Nevada Flood Education Program
|Ormerod, Kerri Jean|
Water, Climate, & Drought Hazards Program Leader/ Assistant Professor
Expertise: Kerri Jean Ormerod is the Program Leader in Water, Climate, & Drought Hazards. Her primary areas of expertise are human-environment interactions, water governance, landscape monitoring and socio-cultural components of risk perception.
Programs: Water, Climate, & Drought Hazards, Nevada Co-coodinator for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network
Administrative Assistant II
Expertise: Ev serves as reception and administrative support responsible for various day-to-day activities along with assisting and directing visitors and conference/meeting attendees. She provides radon testing kits and accepts soil samples, plant, weed or insect identification intake. She also supports the Human Resource team.