Lenawee County Extension Office
Vegetable Extension Educator
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Marissa is a vegetable production educator covering multiple counties in southeast Michigan. She is based in Lenawee County.
Marissa works with vegetable growers, regardless of size or target market, to develop and maintain production strategies that are profitable and sustainable. This work includes crop scouting, pest identification, organizing educational programming, developing resources, and conducting on-farm research. Marissa is also involved in educational efforts around on-farm produce safety and Food Safety Modernization Act compliance. She has a B.A. from Luther College (Decorah, IA) in Biology and English, and an M.S. in Entomology from Michigan State University.
Home gardeners should call the gardening hotline at 888-MSUE4MI (888-678-3464) or submit a question to Ask an Expert.