Curriculum Vitae

Lecturer

Education

Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Horticulture, AS 2000
University of Massachusetts, Plant and Soil Science, B.S., 2002
University of Massachusetts, Education, MEd., 2008

Experience

Lecturer and program director for UMass Student Farm, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, 2013 to present
Extension Specialist/Educator, Sustainable Farming for Vegetable and Specialty Crops, University of Massachusetts Extension Agriculture and Landscape Program, 2009-2013
Research & Extension Technician, University of Massachusetts Extension Agriculture and Landscape Program, 2002-2009
Pesticide Education Office manager and educator, University of Massachusetts Extension Agriculture and Landscape Program, 2003-2006

Publications, Reports, Proceedings & Chapters

Hazzard, R., A. Brown & P. Westgate. Using IPM in the Field: Sweet Corn Insect Management Field Scouting Guide. UMass Extension publication. Color. 18 pp.

Hazzard, R., A. Brown & P. Westgate. Using IPM in the Field: Sweet Corn Insect Management Recordkeeping Book. UMass Extension publication. 30 pp.

R. Hazzard, editor, Cavanagh, A., Brown, A., co-editors. Vegetable Notes (UMass Extension Vegetable Program Newsletter), Volume 18-20, Issues 1-20, 2007-2012.

A.Brown. Carrots for Winter Sales: Varieties, Planting Dates and Post-Harvest Care New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference Proceedings, pages 122-125, December 2013

Journal Publications

Hazzard, R., A. Cavanagh and A. Duphily (Brown). 2006.  EFFICACY OF FURROW AND FOLIAR MATERIALS TO CONTROL STRIPED CUCUMBER BEETLE IN CUCUMBER, 2005.  Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 31, Report E24.

Cavanagh, A., Hazzard, R., Brown, A. 2011. EFFICACY OF THREE OMRI LISTED MATERIALS, ALONE AND IN COMBINATION, FOR CONTROL OF STRIPED CUCUMBER BEETLE IN CUCUMBER, 2009. Arthropod Management Tests 2011, Vol. 36, #E28.

Cavanagh, A., Hazzard, R., Brown, A. 2011. EFFICACY OF THREE OMRI LISTED MATERIALS, ALONE AND IN COMBINATION, FOR CONTROL OF COLORADO POTATO BEETLE IN EGGPLANT, 2009. Arthropod Management Tests 2011, Vol. 36, #E31.

Current Courses

  • Managing the Student Farm I: Planning for Production  (STOCKSCH 397SF, 2 credits, spring semester)
  • Student Farming Enterprise Farm Practicum (STOCHSCH 398E, 3-6 credits, spring Semester)
  • Managing the Student Farm II: Harvesting, Marketing and Finance  (STOCKSCH 497SF, 2 credits, fall semester)
  • Student Farming Enterprise Farm Practicum (STOCHSCH 498E, 3-6 credits, fall Semester)
  • Gardenshare faculty sponsor (STOCKSCH 298G, 2 credits, spring and fall semesters)