Steve Fennimore, Ph.D.

Steve Fennimore is a Cooperative Extension Specialist and Weed Scientist with the University of California at Davis located at a field station in Salinas, CA.  Since 1997, Steve has conducted a research and extension program focused on weed management in vegetable crops, cut flowers and strawberries.  Dr. Fennimore works extensively on physical weed control tools such as intelligent cultivators as well as steam for soil disinfestation. He helped the California strawberry industry transition away from methyl bromide fumigation, towards safer use of existing fumigants and strawberry production without fumigants. Steve is a member of the Weed Science Society of America where he is a member of the editorial board for Weed Technology, and current chair of the Extramural Grants Committee. He is Past President of the California Weed Science Society.