Robert Hadad is a vegetable specialist with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Vegetable Program, working in the westernmost counties of New York State. His efforts are designed to provide growers with the best cultural methods to grow crops and to market them successfully through research and educational programming. He primarily works with fresh-market vegetables, both retail and wholesale, and covers organic production.
A major component of his work is in food safety, assisting famers to meet the demands of food industry buyers, interpret federal regulations, and help insure consumer confidence in our region’s food products.
Robert has a B.S. in horticulture from the University of Rhode Island and a M.S. from the University of Kentucky in Crop Science.