Dr. Steve Fennimore



Dr. Steve Fennimore is a Professor of Cooperative Extension and Weed Scientist with the University of California, Davis located at Salinas, CA USA.  Since 1997, Steve has conducted a research and extension program focused on weed management in vegetables, flowers and strawberries in coastal production areas of California USA.  His specialization is in non-chemical weed management for strawberry and vegetable crops.  Projects in his lab include automated weed removal, and steam for soil disinfestation.  Steve grew up on a vegetable farm in western Oregon.  From 1983 to 1993, Steve worked in the Agricultural Chemical industry holding research and development positions in California, Mississippi and Indiana with ICI Americas/Zeneca.  He left industry and returned to graduate school at Purdue University where he received his PhD in weed science in 1997.