Mushrooms Experts

  • David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

    David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

    Professor of Mushrooms

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    Professor of Mushrooms

    Areas of Expertise

    Mushroom cultivation Composting Mushroom nutrition and physiology IPM and Disease Management for Mushroom cultivation Mushroom extension services for the North American mushroom industry IPM and Disease Management for Mushroom cultivation Mushroom extension services for the North American mushroom industry

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  • John A. Pecchia, Ph.D.

    John A. Pecchia, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Expertise

    Composting Compost Utilization Mushroom Cultivation Integrated Pest Management

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  • Kimberly Paley

    Kimberly Paley

    Research Technologist, Beyer Lab

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    Research Technologist, Beyer Lab

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  • Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

    Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

    Professor of Food Science

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    Professor of Food Science

    Areas of Expertise

    Tracking Listeria monocytogenes in produce production, packing, and processing environments Food safety validation of mushroom growing, packing, and processing procedures Farm food safety, Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training Hazards Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Controls (HACCP) training Technical assistance to home and commercial food processors Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

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  • Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch

    Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch

    Extension Educator - Horticulture Team

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    Extension Educator - Horticulture Team

    Areas of Expertise

    Commercial Horticulture (Green Industry, Vegetable, Tree and Small Fruit and, Mushroom Productions) Integrated Pest Management Farm Food Safety - FSMA and GAP Latino Community Outreach Beginning Farmer Conservation Practice

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