Floriculture Area of
      Expertise (AoE)

 
 

Programs and Meetings

 

Other Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greenhouse Crop Extension Personnel at MSU

 

 

Michigan State University Extension has a strong relationship with the floriculture industry in the state.  Several MSU faculty and staff with floriculture extension responsibilities serve the industry (below).  Additional MSU faculty and staff provide support to the floriculture industry through research, teaching, and related outreach programs.


Dr. Erik Runkle, Professor

Extension Specialist, floriculture production
MSU Department of Horticulture

(517) 353-0350
runkleer@msu.edu
 

Dr. Bridget Behe, Professor
Marketing Specialist
MSU Department of Horticulture
(517) 353-0346
behe@msu.edu

Dr. Jan Byrne
Plant Diagnostician
MSU Diagnostic Services
(517) 355-3504
byrnejm@msu.edu

Mr. Aluel Go
Extension Specialist, agriculture engineering
MSU Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering
(517) 353-0643
goaluel@egr.msu.edu

Mr. Jeremy Jubenville

Extension Educator, greenhouse/floriculture crops

MSU Extension, Southwest Michigan

(269) 383-8830

jubenvi3@msu.edu

Ms. Heidi (Wollaeger) Lindberg
Extension Educator, greenhouse/nursery crops
MSU Extension, West Michigan

(616) 994-4701
wollaege@anr.msu.edu


Dr. Roberto Lopez, Assistant Professor

Extension Specialist, controlled-environment production
MSU Department of Horticulture

(517) 353-0342
rglopez@msu.edu

Dr. Mary Hausbeck, Professor
Extension Specialist, floriculture diseases
MSU Department of Plant Pathology
(517) 355-4534
hausbec1@msu.edu

Dr. W. Garrett Owen

Outreach Specialist, greenhouse/floriculture crops serving Western Michigan

MSU Department of Horticulture

(248) 347-3860, Ext. 202

wgowen@msu.edu


Dr. David Smitley, Professor
Extension Specialist, floriculture insect pests
MSU Department of Entomology
(517) 355-3385
smitley@msu.edu

 

 

Additional faculty with floriculture expertise

Dr. Art Cameron, Professor

Director, MSU Horticulture Gardens

MSU Department of Horticulture
(517) 353-0338

cameron@msu.edu

 

Dr. Ryan Warner, Associate Professor

Floriculture crop physiologist

MSU Department of Horticulture
(517) 353-0344

warnerry@msu.edu


 
 

 
 

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