Jeff Mitchell is a Cooperative Extension Cropping Systems Specialist in the Department of Plant Sciences Science at the University of California, Davis. He came through UC Davis for both his Master’s and PhD degrees. He has had the good fortune to work with California’s Conservation Agriculture Systems Innovation Center which currently has over 2,200 university, farmer, Natural Resource Conservation Service, public agency, and private industry members and affiliates.
Before beginning his graduate studies, he was a teacher and served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana, in Southern Africa. He also teaches courses on agronomic and vegetable crop systems at the University of California, Davis.