Thomas Ford

Extension Educator


    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



    About Me

    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.


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