Agriculture Development Branch Staff Directory-Crops

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Table of Contents

  1. Field Crops
  2. Greenhouse, Agroforestry and Specialty Crops
  3. Horticulture Crops
  4. Horticulture Technology
  5. Access OMAFRA

Program Areas: Field Crops / Greenhouse, Agroforestry and Specialty Crops / Horticulture Crops / Horticulture Technology

OMAFRA's Crop staff deliver research, technology and information through timely technical factsheets and publications, field and pest updates, newsletters, conferences, workshops, tours and demonstration trials. Our website offers an extensive range of free information about these resources. Visit us online to learn about soil management, integrated pest management and other services within each program area.

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Field Crops

Deanna Németh
Manager, Guelph
1 Stone Road West, 3rd Floor
Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-827-6878
Fax: 519-826-3567
Email: deanna.nemeth@ontario.ca

Vacant
Cropping Systems Specialist, Kemptville

PO Box 2004, 59 Ministry Road K0G 1J0
Fax: 613-258-8392

Areas of Focus:

  • Crop rotation and field crop management systems, their interaction and impact on production in the short and long term
  • Contact for the Ottawa-Rideau, Eastern Valley and Quinte Regional Soil and Crop Improvement Associations
  • Lead of the yearly Eastern Ontario Crop Diagnostic Day and Eastern Ontario Crop Conference

Tracey Baute
Entomologist-Field Crops, Ridgetown
University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Agronomy Building
PO Box 400, 120 Main Street East N0P 2C0
Telephone: 519-360-7817
Fax: 519-674-1564
E-mail: tracey.baute@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects to validate/determine practical integrated insect management solutions
  • Monitor for and implement strategies for new invasive species and develop management strategies
  • Member of the Canadian Corn Pest Coalition

Sebastian Belliard
Soil Management Specialist-Field Crops (Bil), Kemptville
PO Box 2004, 59 Ministry Road K0G 1J0
Cell: 613-301-0897
Fax: 613-258-8392
E-mail: sebastian.belliard@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Soil management for field crops
  • Best management practices to maintain or improve soil health
  • Co-chair of Southwest Agricultural Conference

Horst Bohner
Soybean Specialist, Stratford

63 Lorne Avenue East - Suite 2B N5A 6S4
Telephone: 519-272-4827
Fax: 519-273-5278
E-mail: horst.bohner@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production techniques for soybeans including variety, tillage, disease and fertility management
  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects on crop management issues
  • Contact for Heartland Regional Soil and Crop Improvement Association

Christine Brown
Field Crops Sustainability Specialist , Woodstock

Unit A, 401 Lakeview Drive N4T 1W2
Cell: 519-533-3358
Fax: 519-539-5351
E-mail: christine.brown1@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Manure management for field crops
  • Tools for Nutrient Management Planning (i.e. NMAN2)
  • Best management practices for, and principles of nutrient/manure management
  • Editor of Publication 811, Agronomy Guide for Field Crops

Michael Cowbrough
Weed Management-Field Crops, Guelph

University of Guelph N1G 2W1
Telephone: 519-824-4120 ext. 52580
Cell: 519-820-2336
Fax: 519-763-8933
Email: mike.cowbrough@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects on weed management issues
  • Develop weed management systems for field crops
  • Weed management issues
  • Editor of Publication 75, Guide to Weed Control

Joanna Follings
Cereals Specialist, Stratford

63 Lorne Avenue E., Suite 2B N5A 6S4
Cell: 519-400-7124
Fax: 519-273-5278
Email: joanna.follings@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and management information for cereal production systems
  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects on crop management issues
  • Wheat performance database and selection techniques

Jake Munroe (A)
Soil Management Specialist-Field Crops, Woodstock

Unit A, 401 Lakeview Drive N4T 1W2
Cell: 519-301-0548
Fax: 519-273-5278
E-mail: jake.munroe@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Soil management for field crops
  • Best management practices to maintain or improve soil health

Ian McDonald
Crop Innovations Specialist, Guelph

University of Guelph N1G 2W1
Telephone: 519-824-4120 ext. 56707
Cell: 519-239-3473
Fax: 519-763-8933
E-mail: ian.mcdonald@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects on precision agriculture
  • Best management practices for the implementation of precision agriculture
  • Co-ordinate applied research projects addressing field crop production or related issues
  • Project design and analysis, tracking, reporting and communications of research and field trial results
  • Chair of Farm Smart and Farm Smart Expo

Meghan Moran
Canola and Edible Bean Specialist, Stratford

63 Lorne Avenue E., Suite 2B N5A 6S4
Cell: 519-546-1725
Fax: 519-273-5278
Email: meghan.moran@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production, marketing and management information on dry beans and canola
  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects on crop management issues
  • Co-edit Crop Budgeting Aids
  • Editor of Crop Talk Newsletter

Vacant
Soil Fertility Specialist-Field Crops, Stratford

63 Lorne Avenue East - Suite 2B N5A 6S4
Fax: 519-273-5278

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects on soil fertility management issues
  • Develop sustainable soil fertility practices including impacts on nutrient management planning and phosphorus use
  • Nitrogen management tools and practices

Christine O'Reilly
Forage and Grazier Specialist, Lindsay

322 Kent Street West, K9V 4T7
Cell: 705-341-4899
Fax: 705-324-1638
Email: christine.oreilly@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and storage strategies to improve the productivity and profitability of forages
  • Benefits of forages and grazing within cropping systems
  • Forage production and grazing systems in northern Ontario

Ben Rosser
Corn Specialist, Guelph
Crop Science Building, University of Guelph N1G 2W1
Telephone: 519-824-4120 ext. 54865
Cell: 519-400-2522
Fax: 519-763-8933
Email: ben.rosser@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and management information for corn production systems and precision agriculture
  • Corn hybrid performance database and selection techniques
  • Tillage and production systems for corn to reduce soil erosion potential and improve fertilizer use efficiency
  • Nitrogen utilization in corn

Albert Tenuta
Pathologist-Field Crops, Ridgetown

University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Agronomy Building
PO Box 400, 120 Main Street East N0P 2C0
Cell: 519-360-8307
Fax: 519-674-1564
E-mail: albert.tenuta@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Pathology for field crops, including emerging issues, control strategies and new technologies in pathology
  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects to validate/determine practical disease management solutions
  • Editor of Publication 812, Field Crop Protection Guide

Greenhouse, Agroforestry and Specialty Crops

Holly Dolan
Manager (A), Guelph
1 Stone Road West, 3rd Floor
Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
Cell: 226-971-3164
Fax: 519-826-3567
E-mail: holly.dolan@ontario.ca

Chevonne Dayboll
Greenhouse Floriculture Specialist, Vineland
Box 7000, 4890 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland Station L0R 2E0
Telephone: 905-562-4141 ext 179
Cell: 289-241-2817
Fax: 905-562-3413
E-mail: chevonne.dayboll@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Floriculture crop production and marketing information for greenhouse production systems including energy, climate, water and fertilizer management
  • Collaborative research and demonstration projects

Evan Elford
New Crop Development Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, 1283 Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Telephone: 519-426-4509
Cell: 519-420-9343
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: evan.elford@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and marketing information for new, non-traditional, specialty crops including value added processes (predominately edible horticultural specialty crops such as ethno-cultural vegetables, haskap, hops and quinoa, etc.)
  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects related to specialty new crop development

Melanie Filotas
Horticulture IPM Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, 1283 Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Telephone: 519-426-4434
Cell: 519-428-4340
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: melanie.filotas@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • IPM programs for specialty crops, with a focus on herbs, lavender, ginseng, hops and specialty berries
  • Sweet potato production and pest management
  • Pest management solutions for new, transitional or low acreage crops
  • Collaborate on research projects pertaining to IPM of specialty crop pests

Sarah Jandricic
Greenhouse Floriculture IPM Specialist, Vineland

Box 7000, 4890 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland Station L0R 2E0
Telephone: 905-562-4141 ext 106
Cell: 905-687-1277
Fax: 905-562-3413
E-mail: sarah.jandricic@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Integrated pest management (IPM) of insects and plant diseases in greenhouse flower crops
  • Collaborative research projects on novel IPM strategies
  • Optimizing biological control of insect pests in commercial operations

Vacant
Greenhouse Vegetable Specialist, Harrow

Greenhouse and Processing Crops, Harrow Research Station
2585 County Road 20 N0R 1G0
Fax: 519-738-4564

Areas of Focus:

  • Greenhouse vegetable crop production (growing systems, water and fertilizer management, energy, root zone and micro-climate management) and marketing information for greenhouse vegetable production systems
  • Collaborate on greenhouse vegetable production and energy research and demonstration projects
  • Co-editor of Publication 836, Growing Greenhouse Vegetables

Todd Leuty
Agroforestry Specialist, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-835-5872
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: todd.leuty@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and marketing information for trees on farms including maple syrup production and sugar bush management, Christmas trees, commercial tree nut orchards, forest-grown crops, intercropping, biomass production, hardwood plantations, riparian buffers, windbreaks, shelterbelts
  • Collaborate on research and demonstration projects

Jennifer Llewellyn
Nursery and Landscape Specialist, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-835-5873
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: jennifer.llewellyn@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and marketing of commercial nursery crops
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs for nursery and landscape crops
  • Collaborate on nursery-landscape related research projects
  • Editor of Publication 383, Nursery and Landscape Plant Production and IPM

Cara McCreary
Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Specialist, Harrow

Harrow Research Centre
2585 County Road 20 N0R 1G0
Cell: 519-981-2851
Fax: 519-738-4564
E-mail: cara.mccreary@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • IPM programs for commercial greenhouse vegetable crops, including biological controls
  • Collaborate on research projects to address pest management priorities
  • Co-editor of Publication 371, Growing Greenhouse Vegetables

Mahendra Thimmanagari
Bio-Products Specialist, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-212-7984
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: mahendra.thimmanagari@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Identify opportunities for industrial uses of crops of bio-products (e.g. bioenergy, biofuels, biomaterials, biochemicals)
  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects
  • Provide knowledge translation and technology transfer on latest developments in bioproducts
  • Barriers affecting the commercialization of bioproducts

Jim Todd
Industrial Crops Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Telephone: 519-426-3823
Cell: 519-688-5016
Fax: 519-426-1142
E-mail: jim.todd@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Identify new industrial, medicinal and biofuel crop opportunities and markets
  • Provide agronomic advice related to crop diversification

Sean Westerveld, Ph.D.
Ginseng and Medicinal Herbs Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Telephone: 519-426-4323
Cell: 519-420-7440
Fax: 519-426-1142
E-mail: sean.westerveld@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Commercial ginseng, lavender and herb production
  • Nutraceutical and functional food potential for ginseng and medicinal herbs
  • Collaborate on ginseng, lavender and herb research trials
  • Editor of Publication 847, Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng and Publication 848, Guide to Ginseng Production

Horticulture Crops

Jessica MacKinnon
Manager (A), Guelph
1 Stone Road West, 3rd Floor
Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-830-6507
Fax: 519-826-3567
E-mail: jessica.mackinnon@ontario.ca

Kathryn Carter
Fruit Crop Specialist, Vineland

Box 8000, 4890 Victoria Avenue North L0R 2E0
Telephone: 905-562-1639
Cell: 905-687-1280
Fax: 905-562-5933
E-mail: kathryn.carter@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production, management and marketing of tender fruit and grapes
  • Evaluate new cultivars and production systems
  • Orchard and vineyard cover crop and water management systems
  • Establishment and cost of production
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology

Travis Cranmer
Vegetable Crops Specialist, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-835-3382
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: travis.cranmer@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production and IPM of fresh market and processing vegetable crops including cole crops, onions, garlic, celery and leafy vegetables
  • Provide IPM training and guidance to delivery personnel
  • Liaise with Fresh Vegetable Growers of Ontario and Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers
  • Produce resource materials including ONvegetables.com and Ontario Crop IPM
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology
  • Editor of Publication 838, Vegetable Crop Protection Guide

Jennifer DeEll
Fresh Market Quality Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Telephone: 519-426-1408
Cell: 519-410-1806
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: jennifer.deell@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Conduct research to enhance the quality of fresh market produce
  • Investigate new postharvest storage technologies for fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Improve postharvest handling, storage and packaging systems for fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology

Amanda Green
Tree Fruit Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Telephone: 519-426-1102
Cell: 226-931-4098
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: amanda.green@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production, management and marketing of apples and pears
  • Evaluate new cultivars and production systems
  • Establishment and cost of production
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology

Kristy Grigg-McGuffin
Horticulture IPM Specialist, Simcoe
Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Cell: 519-420-9422
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: kristy.grigg-mcguffin@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Evaluate new technologies for managing pests of apples and pears
  • Transfer new IPM guidelines to growers
  • Develop and adopt new pest management techniques and pest alert systems
  • Identification and management of new and emerging pests in Ontario orchards
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology
  • Co-editor of Publication 360, Guide to Fruit Production

Wendy McFadden-Smith
Horticulture IPM Specialist, Vineland

Box 8000, 4890 Victoria Avenue North L0R 2E0
Telephone: 905-562-3833
Cell: 905-932-8965
Fax: 905-562-5933
E-mail: wendy.mcfadden-smith@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Pesticide resistance management
  • Development of risk reduced pesticide usage within an IPM system for tender fruit and grapes
  • Efficacy of new strategies including conventional, organic, biological treatments and cultural controls
  • Biology and epidemiology of pathogens and insect pests to optimize control measures
  • Produce resource materials including ONfruit blog and Ontario Crop IPM
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology

Erica Pate
Fruit Crop Specialist, Simcoe
Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Cell: 519-410-0624
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: erica.pate@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus

  • Production, pest management and marketing of berry crops
  • Spotted wing drosophila monitoring and management
  • Management practices for day-neutral strawberries
  • Ontario Berry Grower Newsletter and Berry Bulletin
  • Edit Publication 360, Guide to Fruit Production

Andrew Wylie (A)
Vegetable Crops Specialist, Ridgetown

University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Agronomy Building
PO Box 400, 120 Main Street East N0P 2C0
Cell: 519-401-5890
Fax: 519-674-1564
Email: andrew.c.wylie@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Crop production and integrated pest management for sweet corn, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, squash, beans, peas and asparagus
  • Conduct on-farm demonstration trials pertaining to fertilizer use efficiency and integrated pest management
  • Conduct training sessions, webinars and workshops
  • Produce resource materials including ONvegetables.com and Ontario Crop IPM
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology
  • Editor of Publication 839, Ontario Field Vegetable Guide

Cassandra Russell (A)
Vegetable Crops Specialist, Ridgetown
University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Agronomy Building
PO Box 400, 120 Main Street East N0P 2C0
Cell: 519-350-7134
Fax: 519-674-1564
E-mail: cassandra.russell2@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Production, IPM and marketing decisions for fresh market and processing vegetable crops including tomatoes, peppers, sugar beets, table beets, eggplant and chicory
  • Liaise with consultants, agribusiness, Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers, Fresh Vegetables of Ontario, Sugar Beet Growers, processors and researchers on production issues
  • Assist in focusing resources and efforts to strategic priorities in these crops
  • Assess new techniques and technologies relating to production and IPM issues
  • Produce resource materials including ONvegetables.com and Ontario Crop IPM
  • Organize and participate in meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology

Tyler Blauel
Vegetable Specialist, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-766-5337
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: tyler.blauel@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Conduct research and on-farm demonstration trials that will enhance the production and quality of potatoes, carrots, radishes, horseradish, turnips, parsnip and rutabagas
  • Assess new techniques and technologies relating to production and IPM issues
  • Develop and deliver timely information, tools and advice to assist in production, IPM and marketing decisions for potatoes, carrots, radishes, horseradish, turnips, parsnip, and rutabagas
  • Liaise with Ontario Potato Board, Ontario Fresh Vegetable Growers' Association, crop consultants, agribusiness and researchers as a resource person on production issues
  • Organize meetings and events to engage producers and industry participants and to transfer leading edge technology

Horticulture Technology

Joanne Handley
Manager, Guelph
1 Stone Road West, 3rd Floor
Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-835-5893
Fax: 519-826-3567
E-mail: joanne.handley@ontario.ca

Denise Beaton
Crop Protection Specialist, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-400-3636
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: denise.beaton@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Invasive alien species for both horticulture and field crops
  • Represent OMAFRA on provincial, national and international organizations that deal with pest control products and plant health
  • Liaise with industry, provinces, federal government and other countries on issues related to plant health, and pest control products

Katie Goldenhar
Pathologist - Horticulture
University of Guelph, Edmund Bovey Building N1G 2W1
Cell: 519-835-5792

Telephone: 519-824-4120 ext 58910
Fax: 519-767-0755

Email: katie.goldenhar@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Identification, detection and management of plant diseases for the horticulture industry
  • Represent OMAFRA on provincial, national and international organizations dealing with plant disease issues
  • Development of a Plant Health Strategy for Ontario Agriculture
  • Verifies and validates new disease management techniques and technology for the Ontario Horticulture Industry

Jim Chaput
Minor Use Co-ordinator, Guelph

1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-546-2482
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: jim.chaput@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Co-ordinate activities related to preparation and submission of emergency uses and minor use label expansions of pest control products in the province of Ontario
  • Minor use of pest control products
  • Represent OMAFRA on provincial, national and international organizations that deal with minor use issues
  • Facilitate the collection and prioritization of crop-pest minor use priorities for Ontario

Jason Deveau
Application Technology Specialist, Simcoe

Box 587, Blueline Road and Highway 3 N3Y 4N5
Cell: 519-209-1883
Fax: 519-428-1142
E-mail: jason.deveau@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on research to evaluate and integrate new technologies for agriculture inputs
  • Work to reduce pesticide wastage and off-target contamination
  • Research and develop methods to spray crops consistently
  • Develop and deliver new educational materials relating to application technology
  • Represent OMAFRA on provincial, national and international organizations that deal with policies relating to agricultural inputs

Hannah Fraser
Entomologist - Horticulture
, Guelph
University of Guelph, Edmund Bovey Building N1G 2W1
Telephone: 519-824-4120 ext 52671
Cell: 905-708-8014
Fax: 519-767-0755
E-mail: hannah.fraser@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on research to evaluate and integrate new solutions for pest management
  • Prevent the introduction and facilitate the eradication or management of insect pests and/or associated diseases

Vacant
Soil Fertility Specialist - Horticulture, Guelph

School of Environmental Sciences, Alexander Hall
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East N1G 2W1
Fax: 519-837-0756

Areas of Focus:

  • Soil fertility and tissue nutrition guidelines for horticulture crops
  • Soil and tissue reports for horticulture crops
  • Sources, application and timing of macro and micronutrients
  • OMAFRA Soil Team
  • OMAFRA Soil Laboratory Accreditation Program

Cora Loucks
Surveillance Coordinator & Data Analyst, Guelph
1 Stone Road West, 1st Floor N1G 4Y2
Cell: 519-546-8245
Fax: 519-826-4964
E-mail: cora.loucks@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Data analysis
  • Plant health
  • Surveillance

Vacant
Horticulture Sustainability Specialist, Vineland

Box 8000, 4890 Victoria Avenue North L0R 2E0
Fax: 905-562-5933

Areas of Focus:

  • Best management practices for horticulture producers and principles of nutrient/manure management
  • Evaluating new production techniques and technologies for the management of nutrient materials to identify

Kristen Obeid
Weed Management Specialist - Horticulture, Harrow

Greenhouse and Processing Crops, Harrow Research Station
2585 County Road 20 N0R 1G0
Telephone: 519-738-1232
Cell: 519-965-0107
Fax: 519-738-2929
E-mail: kristen.obeid@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborate on applied research and demonstration projects to validate/determine practical integrated weed management solutions for horticulture production systems
  • Address and monitor weed management issues in horticulture production systems
  • Prioritize and aid in identifying minor use weed management solutions in horticulture crops

Anne Verhallen
Soil Management Specialist Horticulture, Ridgetown

University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Agronomy Building
PO Box 400, 120 Main Street East N0P 2C0
Cell: 519-359-6707
Fax: 519-674-1564
E-mail: anne.verhallen@ontario.ca

Areas of Focus:

  • Field demonstration trials in cover crops, soil quality and irrigation scheduling
  • Provide technical support in the area of wind erosion control, compaction, irrigation scheduling and other soil management issues related to the production of horticultural crops
  • Editor of the Cover Crop Best Management Practices book

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