Cooperative Extension

The Department of Plant & Microbial BiologyCooperative Extension Specialist Peggy Lemaux (Center) provides a unique public education program as part of the California Cooperative Extension Service.

Peggy G. Lemaux serves as the Department’s Cooperative Extension Specialist in Biotechnology.

In addition to operating her own research lab, Lemaux also performs many speaking engagements and public education programs. She maintains an excellent website,, devoted to educational resources focused broadly on issues related to agriculture, crops, animals, foods and the technologies used to improve them. The site features:

  • Biotechnology Information
  • Resources for Researchers and Educators
  • Helpful Links
  • Scientific Database
  • Resources
  • Biotechnology News