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Eastern Broccoli Project


Project Director
Thomas Björkman

Phone: 315-787-2218
Email: tnb1@cornell.edu

Department of Horticulture
Cornell University

Björkman broccoli research page 

 

Participant Affiliations:

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Participants in Eastern Broccoli Project

 

Project Director

Thomas Björkman, Associate Professor of Vegetable Physiology, Department of Horticultural Sciences, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456 tnb1@cornell.edu

 

Principal Investigators

Jeanine Davis, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759 jeanine_davis@ncsu.edu

Mark Farnham, Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS-US Vegetable Laboratory, 2700 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29414 Mark.Farnham@ars.usda.gov

Miguel Gómez, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 mig7@cornell.edu

Phillip Griffiths, Associate Professor of Vegetable Breeding, Department of Horticultural Sciences, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456 pdg8@cornell.edu

Carl Sams, Austin Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 carlsams@utk.edu

 

Key Personnel

Betsy Bihn, Senior Extension Associate, National GAPS Program Coordinator, Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456 eab38@cornell.edu

Tim Coolong, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA 31793 tcoolong@uga.edu

Christy Hoepting, Extension Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension Vegetable Program, Albion, NY 14411 cah59@cornell.edu

Mark Hutton, Associate Professor of Vegetable Crops, Department of Plant, Soil & Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Monmouth 04259 mark.hutton@maine.edu

Dean Kopsell, Professor of Vegetable Crop Physiology, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 dkopsell@utk.edu (2010-2015)

Wythe Morris, Agricultural Consultant, Wytheville, VA swhortagent@gmail.com

James Myers, Baggett-Frazier Professor of Vegetable Breeding, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 myersja@hort.oregonstate.edu

Monica Ozores-Hampton, Associate Professor of Vegetable Horticulture, University of Florida Southwest Research and Education Center, Immokalee, FL 34142 ozores@ufl.edu

Powell Smith, Clemson University Extension Associate, Horticulture Program Team Leader, Lexington, SC jpsmth@clemson.edu

Cheryl Thayer, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, Harvest NY Regional Team, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Buffalo, NY 14216 cbt32@cornell.edu

Brian Ward, Research Scientist, Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center, Charleston, SC 29414 bw@clemson.edu

Lincoln Zotarelli, Assistant Professor, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611 lzota@ufl.edu

Collaborators

Chris Callahan, Assistant Extension Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of Vermont, Bennington. chris.callahan@uvm.edu

R. Allen Straw, Area Specialist, Horticulture, Small Fruit & Specialty Crops, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Glade Spring, VA astraw@vt.edu

Ron Morse, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA morser@vt.edu (2010-2015)

Bejo Seeds, Oceano, CA

Enza Zaden, San Jaun Bautista, CA 95045

Syngenta Seeds, Gilroy, CA

Monsanto Vegetable Seeds, Arroyo Grande, CA

Johnnys Seeds, Albion, ME

Wegmans Markets, Rochester, NY

Cabbage Inc, Westlake, OH

L & M Companies, Raleigh, NC

Appalachian Harvest, Duffield, VA

Lewis Taylor Farms, Tifton, GA

North River Farms, Mills River, NC

Titan Farms, Ridge Spring, SC

Clayton Rawl Farms, Lexington, SC

Light Farms, Laurel Fork, Virginia

W.D. Henry & Sons, Eden, NY

Taylor Farms, Orlando, FL

Dig Inn, New York, NY

 

Project Manager

Jill Eccleston, Research Associate, Department of Horticuture, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456 je11@cornell.edu

 

Eastern Broccoli Project Advisory Board

Mark Overduin, President, Bejo Seeds, Oceano, CA

William Pool, Produce Coordinator, Wegmans Markets, Rochester, NY

William Romig, Produce Development and Post-Harvest Consultant, Mid-Atlantic Perishables Commodity Services, Townsend, DE

Josh Ruiz, Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, CA

James Light, Light Farms, Laurel Forks, VA