Vegetable Crops

Dr. Jeanine Davis

Associate Professor And Extension Horticultural Specialist

New crop development. Sustainable production of medicinal herbs, vegetables and specialty crops. Ginseng, goldenseal, bloodroot and ramps. Organic vegetable production.

Areas of Expertise
Organic Farming
Vegetable Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Ed Estes

Professor Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Departmental Extension Leader

Vegetable farm management and marketing; post-harvest handling of fruits and vegetables; specialty and alternative crop outreach. Works with commercial vegetable producers.

Areas of Expertise
Agricultural Economics
Vegetable Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Greg Hoyt

Professor And Extension Soil Science Specialist

Alternative conservation management systems for crops grown on erodible mountain soils. No tillage management for vegetables, tobacco and corn.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Tobacco
Vegetable Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Jonathan Schultheis

Professor Of Horticultural Science

Watermelons, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, gourds and squash. Sweet potato production, breeding and genetics.

Areas of Expertise
Vegetable Crops
Colleges
CALS