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Greg Peck

November 8, 2016

Greg Peck
Greg Peck

Greg Peck, assistant professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Horticulture Section
Academic focus: sustainable fruit production
Previous positions: interim director, Cornell Nutrient Analysis Lab, 2010-11; assistant professor of horticulture, Virginia Tech, 2011-15
Academic background: B.A., comparative religion, University of Vermont, 1994; M.S., horticulture, Washington State University, 2004; Ph.D., horticulture, Cornell University, 2009
Last book read: “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman
In his own time: Family is a big part of what I do outside of work. Despite our busy schedules, we have dinner together almost every night. I also like to downhill ski (I’m hoping it’ll get cold soon) and I run, bike and swim for exercise and stress reduction
Current research project(s): Much of my current research is focused on developing production systems for growing hard cider apples. I also have several projects related to understanding the microbiome of orchard soils.
What most excites you about Cornell: The ability to work with great colleagues and students.