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News Articles Generated from the Jose Fernandez Memorial Chair

Sponsored Talks by the Jose Fernandez Chair

Lecture Series

  • Dr. Corbett . CEO of AWhere. 2007. Next Generation Mapping: Sharing and Utilizing Interactive maps

  • Dr. Jeanne Schneider, Research Meteorologist ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory, 2007. Integration of Climate Variability and Forecasts into Risk-Based Management Tools for Agriculture also sponsored by the NMSU Water Task Force.

Seminars

  • Dr. Corbett . CEO of AWhere. 2007. Next Generation Mapping: Agro-climatological examples and AWhere

  • Dr. Jiftah Ben-Asher, Professor with the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.2008. Effect of Global Warming on the Secondary Factor Affecting Water Use Efficiency and Irrigation Management.

Classroom presentations

  • Dr. Corbett. CEO of AWhere. 2007. Use of AWhere. Presented to ES 470 Fall 2007

  • Dr. Sammis. New Mexico State University . 2006 and 2007. Construction of a hoop house. Presented to Plant and Environmental Science Department Horticulture 100 class. Laboratory included the construction of a hoop house. See the pictures of students building the hoop house.

  • Dr. Jim Berry Emeritus-Western State College Colorado. 2006. Sociology and Volunteers. Presented to ES470 Spring 2006.

Mr. Maimbo Malesu Presentations

Dr. Michael K. O'Neill, 2010 Jose Fernandez Chair, hosted an international lecture on water and food scarcity in Nairobi, Kenya presented by Dr. Malesu.

Maimbo Malesu, Coordinator for the Water Management Unit with the World Agroforestry Centre based in Nairobi, Kenya, visited New Mexico State University to give two guest lectures about water and food scarcities and their mitigation in Africa. He presented a Lowenstein Lecture, arranged through the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, entitled Overcoming Food Crises: Rainwater Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Lecture Part 1 of 2 and Lecture Part 2 of 2

Dr. Malesu's second lecture was with the PES Graduate Student Seminar Series. It was entitled "Sustainable Agricultural Production in Africa: Overcome Water Management Challenges from Local to Regional Scales."