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James Quinn

James Quinn
HORTICULTURE SPECIALIST, COLE COUNTY, EAST CENTRAL REGION
Cole County MU Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Road
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-634-2824
Fax: 573-634-5463
Email: quinnja@missouri.edu


Counties served: Boone, Callaway, Cole, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Pulaski

Areas of work

All areas of Horticulture

Integrated Pest Management- Greenhouses, High Tunnels, Home Fruit Plantings, and Vegetable Crops

Vineyard Plantings- Initial Site Considerations

Master Gardener Program

Good Agricultural Practices/Food Safety

Involvemetn with Missouri Vegetable Growers Association and Produce Auctions in Missouri

Professional background

Education

1985 - 1987     M.S.    Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN, College of Agriculture    Major: Horticulture

1981 - 1983     B.S.    University of California at Davis – College of Agriculture           Major: Plant Science

Employment

Regional Horticulture Specialist, University of Missouri Extension faculty, 12-month appointment. 2006 to present

Extension Associate Department of Horticulture, University of Missouri, Columbia;  September 2003 to May 2006.

Crop Specialist for the Jefferson Institute, Columbia, MO, 65203; February 1999 to July 2003. 

Farm Director and Regional Supervisor for Quality Botanical Ingredients, Newark, NJ,

Sales Manager and Grower for the Willow Run Farms, Belleville, MI, 48111; December 1987 to August 1996.

Research Assistant for Campbell’s Institute of Research & Development, CA, 95618; March 1983 to December 1984.

 Professional Associations- National

American Agronomy Society  Certified as Professional Agronomist, 2001 to Present. 

 American Society of Horticulture Science  Membership, 1985 to Present.  

National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Member 2007 to Present

James Quinn

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Thursday, September 4, 2014