Our address is:

P.O. Box 330
290 University Dr.
Biglerville, PA 17307

Phone: 717-677-6116
Fax: 717-677-4112

  • Director, Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC)
  • Professor of Agricultural Economics

Areas of Expertise

  • Farm Management
  • Risk Management
  • Production Economics
  • Tree Fruit Research Entomologist
  • Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management for Tree Fruit, Taxonomy and Natural History of Bees & Biological Control, Orchard Community Ecology & Ecotoxicology, Conservation Biological Control, Invasive Species Insecticide and Native Biological Control, Pesticide Evaluations
  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechanization and Automation for Specialty Crops
  • Robotic Solutions for Agricultural Applications
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Electro-Hydraulic Control System
  • Field Technician (Orchard Worker and Machine Operator)
  • Senior Extension Associate

Areas of Expertise

  • Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
  • Extension Tree Fruit Entomologist
  • Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Insect plant interactions
  • Integrated pest management
  • Biological control
  • Tree fruit insect pests
  • Insects rearing
  • Laboratory and field bioassays
  • Invasive insect pests
  • Pesticide resistance
  • Associate Research Professor, Tree Fruit Pathology

Areas of Expertise

  • Apple and pear diseases
  • Peach, cherry, other stone fruit diseases
  • Integrated tree fruit disease management
  • Field Technician (Orchard Worker and Mechanical Operations)
  • Professor of Pomology

Areas of Expertise

  • Tree fruit production
  • Orchard management systems
  • Crop load management of tree fruit
  • Fruit tree pruning and training
  • Field Technician (Orchard Worker and Machine Operator)