As assistant director, Georgine Yorgey supports CSANR’s integrated research and extension efforts across the topic areas of the Center, ranging from organic farming to climate change to small farms.
Georgine also carries out active extension and research in the areas of climate friendly farming, waste to fuel technologies, and natural resources.
Areas of interest include:
- climate change impacts on regional water, carbon, and nitrogen cycling,
- recovery of energy, nutrients, and other products from organic wastes,
- climate change and regional agriculture, and
- stakeholder engagement for climate modeling efforts.
A native of Oregon, Georgine earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Biology from Swarthmore College. She has previously worked for The Rodale Institute in Kutztown, PA and East New York Farms!, a youth and community food justice project in Brooklyn, NY.