Plant Diagnostician and Diagnostics Coordinator
I run the WSU Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic based in Pullman. My work at the clinic is centered on the timely identification of plant pests, pathogens, and disorders using visual and microscopic examinations, pathogen culturing, virus identification via ELISA, molecular diagnosis, and utilizing WSU subject experts. I can assist you with identifying the cause of plant diseases and disorders that are affecting your small grains, oilseeds, and other crops, and provide you with relevant management options.
Phone: 509-335-3292 or 509-335-0619
Regional Extension Agronomist – Agriculture and Precision Farming
My extension program focuses on soil quality, grain production and precision methods for dryland small grain production systems in eastern Washington. I can assist you with your soil quality and nutrient questions, including questions on soil sampling methods, crop rotations, tillage systems, or other cultural practices that may be used in small grain production systems.
Phone: 509-382-4741 or cell 509-520-2719
My research program focuses on integrated insect pest management in wheat and legume production systems in Washington. I can assist you with your insect control questions, including cultural and biological controls for insect pests in small grain production systems in eastern Washington.