Specialists Form Sustainability Research Coalition

Faculty from Purdue University, the University of Maine and the University of New Hampshire have joined together to tackle sustainable issues facing growers.

Purdue’s Jennifer Dennis and Roberto Lopez, Maine’s Stephanie Burnett and New Hampshire’s Brian Krug will combine their research and Extension efforts to help growers make informed decisions when it comes to sustainable production practices.

Issues the group will address are irrigation, crop production and energy efficiency, plant nutrition and the marketing of local, sustainable and organic floriculture crops.

Group members can be contacted at the following places:

Jennifer H. Dennis
Purdue University
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture & Agricultural Economics
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010
jhdennis@purdue.edu

Roberto G. Lopez
Purdue University
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010
rglopez@purdue.edu

Stephanie E. Burnett
The University of Maine
Department of Plant, Soil & Environmental Sciences
5722 Deering Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5722
sburnett@main.edu

Brian A. Krug
The University of New Hampshire
Cooperative Extension
Spaulding Hall
38 College Road
Durham, NH 03824-3544
brian.krug@unh.edu

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