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Eric Stallknecht

Greenhouse Specialist
Hampton Roads AREC, Virginia Tech
1444 Diamond Springs Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455


PH.D. Horticulture, Michigan State University, 2023.

M.S. Horticulture, The University of Georgia, 2018.

B.S. Horticulture, The University of Georgia, 2015.


Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia. 2016-2018.

Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant, Michigan State University. 2019-2023. 

Assistant Professor - Greenhouse Production Specialist, Virginia Tech. 2023- Present.

My laboratory focuses on management practices to improve ornamental and edible greenhouse crop production. Current projects focus on improving supplemental lighting efficiency with biological-feedback systems, the use of spectrum-shifting shading materials, and greenhouse crop trials.  

The goal of my extension program is to disseminate impactful, research-based information to stakeholders in the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond on the management of greenhouse crops.