Stanislaus County
University of California
Stanislaus County


County Farm Advisors, backed by research specialists, search out practical, research-based solutions to a wide variety of challenges -- developing more productive crop varieties, better ways to manage livestock waste, new marketing approaches and more.

Stanislaus Farm Advisors & their specialties: 

  • Kari Arnold:
    Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Walnuts

  • Theresa Becchetti:
    Livestock, Pasture, Weed Identification, and Natural Resources

  • Roger Duncan:
    Almonds, Grapes, Nectarines, Peaches, Pistachios, Plums

  • Emma Fete:

  • Anthony Fulford:
    Nutrient Management and Soil Quality

  • Jennifer Heguy:
    Dairy Science

  • Marsha Campbell Mathews:
    Dairy Manure Nutrient Management
    Field & Forage Crops

  • Jhalendra Rijal:
    Integrated Pest Management

  • Anne Schellman:
    UCCE Master Gardener

  • Zheng Wang:
    Area Vegetable and Irrigation



CA Agriculture


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Stanislaus County
University of California Cooperative Extension
3800 Cornucopia Way, Ste. A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: (209) 525-6800
Fax: (209) 525-6840

Director: Roger Duncan
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