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 Expert  726615

Expert in Agricultural, Environmental, Biological, and Ecological Services, such as Herbicides, Soils


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Mexico (NM)
USA
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

Listed with other top experts in: 

Litigation Expert Specialty Areas

Plant Physiology, Bioassay Tissue Sampling Pesticide/Herbicides/Insecticide/Fungicide Misuse Herbicide Spray Drift / Vaporization Soil, Plant, and Weed Issues GIS, GPS and Spacial Analysis Multispectral Imagery and Photography Crop Loss Due to Neglegence from Contaminants Ecological and Agricultural Cropping Systems Environmental Assessments Deposition Experienced Area of Coverage - US and Canada Corporation Evaluation

Some Past Cases Have Included;

Malathion misuse on Cotton, Texas. Triclopyr herbicide drift Tobacco, Kentucky. Thiophanate-methyl fungicide misuse on melons, Arizona. Tomato spotted wilt disease on Tomatoes, Arkansas. Fungicide resistance on Cucurbits, Georgia. Pheromone misuse on Cotton, New Mexico. Herbicide volitalization on Invasive Weeds, Nevada. Herbicide drift on Vineyards, Minnesota. Crop failure of dryland Corn, Kansas. Herbicide damage Melons, Arizona. Crop loss in Apple orchards, California.

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agricultural engineering

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agricultural pest

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agricultural pesticide

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agricultural research

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agriculture

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agronomy

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biological pesticide

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carbamate pesticide

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carbamate pesticide environmental effect

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crop damage

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experimental agriculture

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farming

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herbicide

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herbicide environmental effect

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insecticide

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insecticide environmental effect

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insecticide toxicity

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pesticide

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pesticide application equipment

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pesticide biodegradation

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pesticide disposal

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pesticide environmental effect

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pesticide reduction

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soil

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soil agriculture

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sustainable agriculture


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: El Paso, Texas;  and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2006   PhD   Agronomy   New Mexico State University  
1988   MS   Entomology, Plant Pathology and Weed Science   New Mexico State University  
1984   BS   Rangeland Science   Sul Ross State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to 2009

 

New Mexico State University

 

Extension Plant Sciences

 

Assitant Professor

 

• Oversee all aspects of; Seed Certification for the state of NM, field inspections for certification of Noxious Weed Free Forage program, compliance with regulations of the Insect Resistance Management (IRM) program for GMO's and act as a verifier for Carbon Credits compliance in NM. • Chair the New Mexico Cotton Task Force • Organized the 2009 Cotton Conference • Manage budgets, and all operations of programs throughout the state. • Inspect and approve forage and seed crops for certification. • Work collectively with New Mexico Department of agriculture to maintain the genetic quality of foundation and improved varieties of seed. • Facilitate regulations and guidelines for seed production and certification. • Interact with growers, field men and processors to educate, inform and collaborate with, and to comply with standards set by NM seed law. • Work closely with an advisory committee to best utilize the programs strengths.

1989 to 2006

 

New Mexico State University

 

Entomology Plant Pathology and Weed Science

 

Senior Research Research Specilaist

 

• Conduct all field and lab research in cotton, pecans, alfalfa, chile and others. • Teach, mentor, train, undergraduate and graduate students in research efforts. • Supervise masters and doctoral students' thesis work and professional staff. • Promote, research findings through extension and publication, and various avenues. • Lead and conduct all field and lab research, design, implementation and reporting. • Manage budgets, salaries, equipment, supplies, and miscellaneous expenses. • Write and submit proposals, journal articles and publications. • Instructor and guest lecturer for undergraduate and graduate courses. • Participate on student mentoring and recruitment programs and committees.

2009 to 2014

 

New Mexico State University

 

Agricultural Experiment Station

 

Assistant Director Campus Farms Operations

 

Administrator, Assistant Director of Campus Farm Operations, New Mexico State University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Las Cruces, Present • Superintendant of operations for two campus agricultural experiment stations, facilities, personnel and research at the Leyendecker and Fabian Garcia Science Centers • Research, extension and production activities include, forage crops, cotton, peppers, peanuts, corn, chile, onions, pecans, algae, aquaculture, turf, grapes and others. • Coordinate with local, state and regional commodity associations, advisory groups and research faculty • Manage budgets, seek funding opportunities, oversee and assist implementation of research projects and collaborate with extension, research and local groups • Develop operation plans for new innovative research projects such as; biofuels, solar energy, varietal plant improvements, nutrient and water efficiency studies, herbicide and pesticide evaluation, and aquaculture • Serve as the point person to channel all efforts and directives for campus farm operations and to improve facilities and create new techniques for operations • Serve as Director of New Mexico Seed Certification programs, the states seed certifying agency • Create long and short term visions for the centers in collaborative efforts with faculty and department and commodity advisory groups.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Malathion misuse on Cotton, Texas
  • Triclopyr herbicide drift Tobacco, Kentucky
  • Herbicide volitalization on Invasive Weeds, Nevada
  • Crop failure of dryland Corn, Kansas
  • Herbicide drift on Vineyards, Minnesota.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Malathion misuse on Cotton, Texas. Triclopyr herbicide drift Tobacco, Kentucky. Thiophanate-methyl fungicide misuse on melons, Arizona. Tomato spotted wilt disease on Tomatoes, Arkansas. Fungicide resistance on Cucurbits, Georgia. Pheromone misuse on Cotton, New Mexico. Herbicide volitalization on Invasive Weeds, Nevada. Herbicide drift on Vineyards, Minnesota. Crop failure of dryland Corn, Kansas. Herbicide damage Melons, Arizona. Crop loss in Apple orchards, California. Numersous depositions
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on crop damage following aerial spraying for litigation.
  • Expert in herbicide contaminiation issues for litigation involving contaminated soybeans.
  • Forestry expert for consulting on Auburn - Toomers Corner Oak Tree poisening.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

 

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