Northeastern Society of Agricultural Research Managers

 

 

Station Report

NeSARM

Name of Station: Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm

Name of Member: Steven P. McKay     Member Since: 1995

Address: Cornell University

Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm

133 Fallcreek Road

Freeville, NY 13068

Business Phone #: (607)844-8167 FAX #: (607)844-8167

Home Phone #: (607)533-4587 E-Mail Address: spm8@cornell.edu

Station Census: 1 Number of Staff: 2.5

Number of Acres Involved in Research: 60 Total Number of Acres: 200

Square Footage in Greenhouse: 2,400 on site

Research:

Research Extension & Teaching experiments and field trials on various

vegetable crops. Emphasis on weed control. Other work on growing

methods, cultural practices and evaluation on variety types and breeding

lines.

Pertinent Information:

Farm managed and operated by Fruit & Vegetable Science Department.

At present, most interesting work includes Plant Pathology late blight

evaluations on potatoes and tomatoes. Additional cooperation with

Entomology & Plant Breeding Departments.

 

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Last Updated 2/20/2011