Annie works with Associate Professor and Viticulture Extension Specialist, Patty Skinkis. She has two Horticulture degrees, a B.S. from The Ohio State University and an M.S. from Oregon State University. Prior to working in the Viticulture Lab, she worked for 12 years as a Faculty Research Assistant in sweet cherry research and vegetable breeding. She has a love for agriculture and the people who gravitate toward it. Annie is excited to join the Viticulture team and looks forward to contributing toward the fine-tuning of industry practices that foster vineyard sustainability and improved fruit quality.