Faculty & Staff


Dr. Christopher Ray, Interim Director
Dr. Anthony Keinath, Professor of Plant Pathology
Dr. Richard Hassell, State Extension Vegetable Specialist, Professor of Horticulture
Dr. Merle Shepard, Professor Emeritus of Entomology

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Robert Dufault, Professor Emeritus of Horticulture
Dr. James Rushing, Professor Emeritus of Horticulture/Posthavest Physiology
Dr. Gloria McCutcheon, Professor Emeritus of Entomology
Dr. Wilton Cook, Professor Emeritus of Horticulture/Vegetable Production

Administrative Staff

Peggy Carlile, Administrative Specialist

Technical Support Staff

Dr. Brian Ward, Horticulture
Hal Hanvey, Farm Manager
Justin Cannon, Farm Crew
Michael Hospelhorn, Farm Crew
Mark Schaffer, Core Technician
Ginny DuBose, Core Technician
Manning Rushton, Core Technician