Paul LumCalifornia Agricultural Specialist
Paul promotes healthy soils farming practices through training and outreach to farmers, landowners, and the general public in California. Before joining AFT, Paul worked as the irrigation specialist for Solano Irrigation District where he provided technical assistance to farmers, facilitated grower workshops, and developed grant proposals. He is a past president of the Solano County Farm Bureau and currently serves as the vice president of the Solano Resource Conservation District, the secretary of the Board of Directors for the Solano Land Trust, and serves on the Solano Flood Control Advisory Committee. Paul has owned his own farming operation near Vacaville, California, for over 30 years and has experience with a diversity of crops and an intimate knowledge of operational and financial decision making for farmers. He graduated from the University of California, Davis with a degree in plant science and agronomy.