People in Horticulture
The Horticulture Section serves professionals, students and citizens of New York State, the nation, and the world, by generating and extending knowledge about fruits, vegetables and landscape plants, for the purpose of sustaining the environment, enhancing economic vitality, and improving the quality of life of individuals and their communities.
Chair: Justine Vanden Heuvel
justine [at] cornell.edu
Chair's Assistant: Michele Blackmore
mb2525 [at] cornell.edu
135 Plant Science Building
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
Hedrick Hall - Cornell AgriTech
635 West North Street
Geneva, New York 14456
Director of Graduate Studies
hortgrad [at] cornell.edu
Graduate Field Assistant
jeb527 [at] cornell.edu
Tenured and Tenure-track Faculty, Senior Research Associates, Senior Extension Associates, and Senior Lecturers
These faculty have primary affiliations with other SIPS sections and Cornell units or with USDA-ARS
Staff members support research scientists, maintain greenhouses and research fields, and manage administrative functions
Horticulture by the numbers
50+ Horticulture courses
Horticulture faculty contribute to more than 50 courses and support independent research projects and internship opportuities.
Leroy Creasy ’60, M.S. ’61, whose research on the health benefits of grapes and red wine has spurred decades of public interest and scientific inquiry, died June 15 in Aurora, New York.