Thomas Ford

  • Senior Extension Educator
  • Districts 7, 11, 12 & 13
Thomas Ford
401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 220
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Work Phone: 814-472-7986

Areas of Expertise

  • Greenhouse Production
  • Nursery Production
  • Landscape Management
  • Turf Management
  • Tree Fruit Production
  • Vegetable and Small Fruit Production
  • Hydroponic Production
  • Specialty Cut Flower Production
  • Grape Production
  • Hops Production


  1. B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Maryland at College Park, MD
  2. MBA from Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD

Tom has worked for over 32 years with Cooperative Extension in Maryland, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. During his career he has worked intensively with vegetable and fruit growers, greenhouse and nursery operators, landscape and turf professionals and area farmers with their production and pest management issues.

Tom is a native of Central Maryland and resides with his wife, Laura and their four sons in Duncansville, PA. Tom has a B.S. degree in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Maryland and a MBA from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, MD. Tom currently serves as a Commercial Horticulture Educator with Penn State Extension and is housed in the Cambria County Extension Office in Ebensburg, PA.