Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

Research, Instruction & Extension for Producing Crops
With Sustainability, Efficiency & Eco-Friendliness
Stacy, Tollefson, CEAC, Arizona,
Professor Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
520-626-9953

Stacy Tollefson is working with Dr. Giacomelli, Dr. Kacira, and Dr. Jensen (emeritus prof). She gained experience as the Greenhouse Manager for Dr. Rorabaugh's teaching greenhouse for 2 years and continues to oversee pest and disease management for that greenhouse and other CEAC projects. She was a USDA National Needs Fellow for 3 years and an NSF GK-12 Fellow for 1 year. Her interests include integrated pest management, organic production methods, aquaponics, and education and outreach. Her research project focuses on the use of compost teas to suppress soil-borne pathogens. She recieved her Ph.D in December 2014. Her teaching responsibilities include PLS 217 Introduction to Hydroponics, PLS 397B Advanced Hydroponics, and ENTO 497C/EIS 597C Greenhouse Pest Management: Methods & Practice.

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