College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Vernon Grubinger, Ph.D.


Vernon Grubinger Extension Professor, Lecturer

  • Ph.D. Vegetable Crops, Cornell University
  • M.S. Agronomy, Cornell University
  • B.S. Plant and Soil Science, University of Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise
Commercial Horticulture, Soil Health, Organic and Sustainable Agriculture.

Extension Professor, Vern Grubinger is the vegetable and berry specialist at the University of Vermont. He also serves as coordinator of USDA’s Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), which annually awards nearly $4 million in grants to researchers, educators and farmers across the 12 Northeast states. Vern also provides leadership to the eXtension Farm Energy community of practice.

Contact Information
Email: Vernon.Grubinger@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 257-7967 11 University Way, Suite 4, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Office Hours: by appointment

Website: Vermont Veg and Berry Page

I teach the following courses:

Commercial Vegetable & Berry Production

Renewable Energy on Farms

Sustainable Agriculture


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