Rick Snyder

Rick Snyder

Extension/Research Professor

Greenhouse Vegetables, Vegetable Crops, Mushrooms

Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center



Mailing Address:
Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station
P.O. Box 231
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
Mailing Address:
Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station
2024 Experiment Station Road
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
Research/Extension Assignments:
  • Extension Specialist for greenhouse and field vegetable crops, with focus on greenhouse tomatoes
  • Greenhouse vegetable crops, including hydroponic vegetable production, cultural practices, specialty crops, plastic and degradable mulches, trickle irrigation, cultivar trials

Education:
  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • M.S., Ohio State University
  • B.S., University of Connecticut

Society Membership:
  • Community Relations Council, Mississippi Job Corps, Crystal Springs
  • All-America Selections Committee, Vegetable Judge
  • Mississippi Weed Science Committee
  • American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists
  • Southern Region of American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

Recognitions and Awards:
  • 2012 Blue Ribbon Communication Award, Southern Region ASHS Extension

Publications

  • Snyder, R. G., D. Ingram, M. B. Layton. 2017. Greenhouse tomato grower's glossary. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2364. Download
  • Snyder, R. G. 2016. Tomato troubles: Common problems with tomatoes. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2975. Download
  • Snyder, R. G., K. W. Riggin. 2016. Becoming a certified organic grower. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2454. Download
  • Snyder, R. G., M. B. Layton, R. A. Melanson, P. Harris, J. H. Jarratt, F. Killebrew, J. D. Byrd Jr. 2016. Organic vegetable IPM guide. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2036. Download
  • Hood, K.W., R.G. Snyder, and C. Gholston. 2013. Greenhouse Tomato Budgets for Mississippi. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2766, pp. 1-8. Download
  • Kemble, J., G.E. Boyhan, J.M. Davis, R.L. Hassel, R.G. Snyder, and A.L. Wszelaki. 2012. After 12 Years—The Southeastern Vegetable Crops Handbook and SE Vegetable Extension Workers Meeting. HortScience 47(9):S37.
  • Snyder, R.G. 2012. Outreach for 5,000+ with Fall Flower & Garden Fest. HortScience 47(9):S103-S104.