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
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.
|Ormerod, Kerri Jean|
Living With Drought Program Leader/ Assistant Professor
Expertise: Kerri Jean Ormerod is the Living With Drought program leader. Her primary areas of expertise are human-environment interactions, water governance, landscape monitoring and socio-cultural components of risk perception.
Programs: Living With Drought, Nevada Co-coordinator for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network
Expertise: Brad has a background in Rangeland Resource Management, with expertise in grazing management, plant-animal relationships, vegetation management and change, sage-grouse issues, fire and fuels management and noxious weeds.
Programs: Nevada Range Management School, Humboldt County Noxious Weed Program, Humboldt County Rangeland Resource Program
Expertise: Sherm Swanson's interests are vegetation in streams and rivers, channel and floodplain form, hydrology management, watershed processes, rangeland vegetation management, livestock grazing, invasive weeds, wildlife and adaptive management.
Programs: Riparian Programs