Extension and Outreach Team

 

Tim Martinson's headshotTeam Leader: Timothy Martinson, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University
630 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456
tem2@cornell.edu

Tim is the outreach team leader for VitisGen2. He serves as senior extension associate with the statewide viticulture extension program, based at Cornell Agritech in Geneva, NY.

 

Matthew Clark headshot, holding a bin of grapesMatthew Clark, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
1970 Folwell Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
clark776@umn.edu

Matthew is the leader for the Grape Breeding and Enology Project at the University of Minnesota. For VitisGen2, the Clark lab collects data on traits that can be measured locally, including cluster compactness, berry color, disease and pest resistance, and fruit quality.

 

Michelle Moyer's headshotMichelle Moyer, Assistant Professor, Washington State University
24106 N. Bunn Road, Prosser, WA 99350
michelle.moyer@wsu.edu

Michelle assist with development of extension materials (articles, factsheets, newsletters, webinars, workshops) related to how best adopt and use disease- resistant hybrid varieties in whole-farm pest management.

 

Janet van Zoeren's headshotJanet van Zoeren, Viticutlure extension support specialist, Cornell University
630 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456
jev67@cornell.edu

Janet provides web design and updates, write articles about team findings and publications, and generally helps the VitisGen program reach a broader audience.

 

Keith Streigler's headshotKeith Striegler (collaborator), Grower Outreach Specialist, E.&J. Gallo Winery
21280 N. Kennefick Rd., Acampo, CA 95220
keith.striegler@ejgallo.com

Keith’s participation in the VitisGen2 Project will consist of assisting with publication of articles on the Project; publicizing Project webinars, publications, etc. to CA wine grape growers; distribution of Project publications to CA wine grape growers; and assist with scheduling, securing support, and logistics for Project meetings, field days, etc. in CA.