Crops, Organic Crops, Pest Management, Soil Health
Specific Areas of Expertise:
Crop production, vegetables, fruit and nut production, less-toxic pest-control methods
Martin Guerena is a sustainable agriculture specialist with the National Center for Appropriate Technology, where he provides information to farmers, ranchers, and agriculture educators on sustainable farming practices and pest-control methods. Most recently, he served as the Integrated Pest Management Specialist for the City of Davis, California. He is a licensed Pest Control Advisor and has experience as a teacher, farm manager, and extension agent with the University of Arizona.
Master of Science in Agriculture, California Polytechnic State University
Bachelor of Science in International Agricultural Development with a specialization in plant science, University of California, Davis
Featured Publications and Presentations:
Strawberries: Organic Production
Managing Soils for Water: How Five Principles of Soil Health Support water Infiltration and Storage.
Beneficial and Pest Birds: Vertebrate IPM Tip Sheet
Pandemic Adaptation in Marketing at Fiery Ginger Farm [PODCAST]
A Conversation with Amigo Bob [PODCAST]