Gary R. Bachman

Extension/Research Professor

Specialty: Ornamental and urban horticulture

Coastal Research and Extension Center


Mailing Address:

1815 Popps Ferry Road
Biloxi, MS
39532

Physical Address:

1815 Popps Ferry Road
Biloxi, MS
39532

Contact:

Email:grb26@msstate.edu
Phone: (228) 388-1375

Education:

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University
  • M.S., Clemson University
  • B.S., Clemson University

Research/Extension Assignments:

  • Develop an aggressive horticulture program relevant to Mississippi and the upper Gulf of Mexico and targeted at both youth and adult audiences
  • Host of Southern Gardening

Society Memberships:

  • American Society for Horticultural Science
    • Vice-President, Extension Division
  • Southern Region-American Society for Horticultural Science
    • o Immediate Past President
  • International Plant Propagators Society-Southern Region
  • Mississippi Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Southern Nursery Association
  • Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Certifications:

  • Certified Professional Horticulturist
  • Accredited Green Roof Professional

Awards:

  • 2016 Booker Mims Excellence in Plant Agriculture Programs, Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2016 Audio Recording (Regional Winner), Communication Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2016 Publication (Regional Winner), Communication Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2016 Published Photo and Caption (Regional Winner), Communication Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2016 Video Presentation (Regional Winner), Communication Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2016 State Communicator of the Year, Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2016 State Specialist Communicator of the Year, Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2015 Franklin T. Burns Outstanding Extension Community Resource Development Award, Mississippi State University Extension
  • 2015 State Specialist Communicator of the Year, Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2015 Leaflet Extension Division Education Materials Award, American Society for Horticultural Science
  • 2015 Audio Recording (National Winner), Communication Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Publications

2016
Mahmoud, B.S.M., E.T. Stafne, C.E. Coker, G.R. Bachman, N. Bell. 2016. Implementing good practices programs to encourage production of high-quality, safer produce in Mississippi. Journal of Extension 54(4). Download
2015
Bauske, E. M., G. R. Bachman, T. Bewick, L. Bradley, D. Close, R. Durham, M. H. Meyer. 2015. The Case for a National Strategic Plan for Consumer Horticulture Research, Education, and Extension. HortTechnology 25(4):477-479. Download
2014
Bachman, G., G.C. Denny, and E.T. Stafne. 2014. Mississippi Medallion Plants: 2014. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Information Sheet 1988, Mississippi State University. Download
2010
Coker, C.E., G. Bachman, C.A. Boyd, P.B. Blanchard, E. Bush, and M. Gu. 2010. Coastal roots: Connecting students with sustainability in Mississippi and Louisiana. HortTechnology 20(3):499-502.
2010
Mahmoud, B.S., G. Bachman, R.H. Linton. 2010. Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella enterica and Shigella flexneri on spinach leaves by X-ray. Food Microbiology 27(1):24-28. Download
2010
Rozum, J.D., D.E. Kopsell, G.R. Bachman, B.R. Wiegand, J.C. Sedbrook, R.L. Rhykerd. 2010. Impact of selected cultural practices on seedling growth of Maclura pomifera, osage orange. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 103(1):1-12.
2008
Reed, S.M., G. Bachman, W.E. Davis. 2008. ‘Duet’ Beautyberry. HortScience 43(3):933-934.
2007
Bachman, G.R., J.D. Metzger. 2007. Growth of bedding plants in commercial potting substrate amended with vermicompost. Bioresource Technology 99(8):3155-3161. Download
2007
Bachman, G.R., J.D. Metzger. 2007. Physical and chemical characteristics of a commercial potting substrate amended with vrmicompost produced from two different manure sources. HortTechnology 117(3):336-340.
2007
Meteer, A.L., G.R. Bachman, B.R. Wiegand, R.L. Rhykerd. 2007. Impact of vermicompost on growth of two native Illinois prairie plants in biodiesel contaminated soil. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 100(1):3-11.
2006
Bachman, G.R., M.J. McMahon. 2006. Day and night temperature differential (DIF) or the absence of far-red light alter cell elongation in ‘Celebrity White’ petunia. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 131(3):309-312. Download