75% Extension appointment. Responsible for plant pathology educational programs for rice, small grains, feed grains, sugarcane, ornamentals, turf grasses and forages.
25% Research appointment. Crop loss assessment (plant disease losses) for sheath blight of rice, leaf rust of wheat and common rust of sugarcane.
Teaching Experience: PLHL 4014 - Disease of Economic Crops (small grains and feed grains sections).
PLHL 7051 - Plant Pathology for Extension Agricultural Agents
Miscellaneous Professional Activities: Past-President, Southern Division, American Phytopathological Society, 2000-2001 President, Southern Division, American Phytopathological Society, 1999-2000 Vice President, Southern Division American Phytopathological Society, 1998-1999 Plant Disease Losses Committee (five terms), American Phytopathological Society, Chairman 1993 and 2005 Extension Committee, American Phytopathological Society Committee
Assignments (University, Experiment Station and Departmental): Council of Faculty Advisors (LSU AgCenter representative to the LSU Board of Supervisors) Council of Faculty Advisors representative to the Board of Regents Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Chancellor’s Oversight Committee Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Faculty Advisory Council Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Director Search Committee Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service Promotion Committee Louisiana Cooperative Extension Advisory Committee Process Review Task Force Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service Master Farmer Initiative Co-Chairman Horticultural Department Head Search Committee Chairman of the advisory committee for agricultural agents seeking education in Plant Pathology and Weed Science (Agent Specialization) Rice Variety Recommendation Committee Small Grain Variety Recommendation Committee Cool-Season Pasture and Forage Variety Recommendation Committee Warm-Season Pasture and Forage Variety Recommendation Committee Feed Grains Variety Recommendations Committee Extension Water Quality Committee Water Quality Evaluability Assessment Committee LSU Agricultural Center Annual Conference Extension Annual Conference Chairman Extension Annual Conference Banquet Chairman Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology’s Committee on Graduate Admissions and Standards
Professional Organization Committees: Plant Disease Losses Committee (five terms), American Phytopathological Society,Chairman 1993 and 2005 Extension Committee, American Phytopathological Society Louisiana Plant Protection Association International Society of Plant Pathology Mid-south Association of Wheat Scientists, Chairman Rice Technical Working Group SERA-IEG 3 IPM, Secretary, 2002 SERA-IEG 3 IPM, Chairman-Elect and Local Arrangements Coordinator, 2003 SERA-IEG 3 IPM, Chairman, 2004 Southern IPM Center Advisory Committee Southern IPM Center Personnel Hiring/Review SubcommitteeProfessional Society Memberships: American Phytopathological Society Louisiana Plant Protection Association International Society of Plant Pathology Mid-south Association of Wheat Scientists Rice Technical Working Group SERA-IEG 3 IPM
Louisiana Cooperative Extension Award (1996) in recognition of excellence in planning and implementing statewide education programs
Distinguished Service Award for Specialists (1997) from the Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association.
Distinguished Service Award (1997) from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
Book and Book Chapter Contributions Hollier, C. A. 2003. Integrated pest management. Pages 337-344 in: Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises. CRC Press, Boca Raton , FL. 413 pp.
Hollier, C. A., Hershman, D. E., Overstreet, C. and Cunfer, B. M. 2000. Management of wheat diseases in the southeastern United States: an integrated pest management approach. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. 44 pp.
Hollier, C. A. (ed). 1999. Louisiana rice production handbook. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. LCES Publication Number 2321. 116 pp.
Groth, D. E., Rush, M. C. and Hollier, C. A. 1999. Disease management. Pages 51 - 85 in: Louisiana Rice Production Handbook. Louisiana State University.
Abstracts in Proceedings Holcomb, G. E. and Hollier, C. A. 2003. Daylily rust: a new disease for Louisiana. (Abstr.) Louisiana Plant Protection Association Proceedings. (In press).
Hollier, C. A. and Groth, D. E. 2000. Characteristics of rice blast epidemics in Louisiana. (Abstr.) Proceedings of the Rice Technical Working Group 28:70.
Semi-Technical Articles Hoy, J. W., Grisham, M. P. and Hollier, C. A. 2000. The rust outbreak of 2000. Sugar Bulletin 78(11): 25 - 27.
Other Whitam, H. K., Hollier, C. A. and Overstreet, C. 2004. 2004 Plant disease control guide (electronic). LCES 1802. 185 pp.