Speakers

2018 Meeting

Dr. Debbie Villalon,  (STC)  President SAES

John Goolsby,  (USDA) Secretary SAES

72th  Annual meeting of the

 Subtropical Agriculture and Environments Society – Speakers

  1. Barry Goldsmith, NOAA, ‘Meteorological update for LRGV agriculture
  2. Shad Nelson,’ Advancing Student Learning Opportunities in the Agricultural and Biological Sciences through Hispanic Serving Institutional Collaborations
  3. Hugh Conway, APHIS, Mexican Fruit Fly –’Aerial release of Mexican fruit fly by Drone (UAV)
  4. Robert Miller, ‘Areawide management of Cattle Fever Tick in Puerto Rico
  5. Randy Stanko, ‘Utilization of Hair Sheep as an alternative small ruminant in South Texas
  6. Larry Smith,’ Update on Boll Weevil Eradication in the LRGV and Tamualipas’
  7. Sonja Swiger, Extension, ‘CDC center for excellence in vector borne disease
  8. Ninfa Ramos, ‘Development of Some Strategies for the Control of Spodoptera sp.

 

 

 

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2017 Meeting

Dr. Don Thomas, (on the left) (USDA)  President SAES

John Goolsby, (on the right) (USDA) Secretary SAES

71th  Annual meeting of the

 Subtropical Agriculture and Environments Society – Speakers

  1. Barry Goldsmith, (not pictured), NOAA, Meteorological update for LRGV Agriculture
  2. Christopher Gabler, (not pictured),(UTRGV Brownsville) ‘Impacts of climate change on coastal ecosystems in south Texas and beyond’                                  
  3.  John Thomas, (not pictured),(UTRGV – Edinburg) ‘Evaluation of a Novel Animal Model for Zika Virus’
  4. Evan Braswell, (second from left),(USDA-APHIS) ‘Development of a CRISPR-based anti microbial for HLB‘; Braswell SAES 2017 Abstract
  5. Ismael Badillo,(second from the right), (AgriLife) ‘Forging new tools for the war against Bactericera cockerelli and “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’
  6. Andrew Chow, (middle), (TAMUK) ‘Development and  field evaluation of a system for autodissemination of entomopathogenic fungi to control the Asian citrus psyllid on residential citrus’; Chow SAES 2017 Abstract
  7. Tripti Vashisth( not pictured) (Univ. of Florida-IFAS) ‘Citrus Production under Huanglongbing prevalent’