Emelie Swackhamer

  • Extension Educator, Green Industry
Emelie Swackhamer
Penn State Extension Montgomery County, 1015 Bridge Rd., Suite H
Collegeville, PA 19426-1179
Work Phone: 610-489-4315
Fax: 610-489-9277

Areas of Expertise

  • Horticulture
  • Diagnosis of Plant Problems
  • Lycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly)
  • Estimating and Bidding for Landscape Installation
  • Green Infrastructure

Emelie is a Horticulture Extension Educator at the Montgomery County Extension office.  She holds a B.S. degree in Plant Science from The Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. in Plant Pathology from the North Carolina State University.

Her programs focus on the green industry including diagnosis of plant problems, plant identification and selection, estimating and bidding for landscape installation, green infrastructure and pesticide safety education. She is serving as the team leader for green industry extension programming. 

Emelie is also a source of information and programming on the new invasive insect Lycorma delicatula, the spotted lanternfly.