Christy HoeptingExtension Vegetable Specialist
CCE Orleans County
12690 Rt. 31
Albion, NY 14411
Areas of Interest
On-farm Field Research and Pesticide Training
Broccoli, Cabbage, Garlic, Onions
During her bachelor degree studies at the University of Guelph, ON, Canada, Christy Hoepting held several positions focusing on soil quality and muck crop research. Her focus shifted to onions during her master degree studies with her thesis written on Pesticide Interaction in the Management of Onion Maggot and Onion Smut. Christy joined the Cornell Vegetable Program in 2001. Today, much of Christy's time is spent in the field conducting valuable research on onions, cabbage, garlic, and broccoli. She was the 2016 Excellence-in-IPM award winner and recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Accomplishments in Extension/Outreach award from Cornell CALS.
Watch a 2 minute video on Christy's work in our region.
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