Rick Snyder

Extension/Research Professor

Specialty: Greenhouse Vegetables, Vegetable Crops, Mushrooms

Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center


Mailing Address:

Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station
P.O. Box 231
Crystal Springs, MS
39059

Physical Address:

Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station
2024 Experiment Station Road
Crystal Springs, MS
39059

Contact:

Email:rick.snyder@msstate.edu
Phone: (601) 892-3731

Research/Extension Assignments:

  • Extension Specialist for greenhouse and field vegetable crops, with focus on greenhouse tomatoes
  • Greenhouse vegetable crops, including hydroponic vegetable production, cultural practices, specialty crops, plastic and degradable mulches, trickle irrigation, cultivar trials

Education:

  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • M.S., Ohio State University
  • B.S., University of Connecticut

Society Memberships:

  • Community Relations Council, Mississippi Job Corps, Crystal Springs
  • All-America Selections Committee, Vegetable Judge
  • Mississippi Weed Science Committee
  • American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists
  • Southern Region of American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

Awards:

  • 2012 Blue Ribbon Communication Award, Southern Region ASHS Extension

Publications

2013
Hood, K.W., R.G. Snyder, and C. Gholston. 2013. Greenhouse Tomato Budgets for Mississippi. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2766, pp. 1-8. Download
2012
Kemble, J., G.E. Boyhan, J.M. Davis, R.L. Hassel, R.G. Snyder, and A.L. Wszelaki. 2012. After 12 Years—The Southeastern Vegetable Crops Handbook and SE Vegetable Extension Workers Meeting. HortScience 47(9):S37.
2012
Snyder, R.G. 2012. Outreach for 5,000+ with Fall Flower & Garden Fest. HortScience 47(9):S103-S104.