Associate Professor, Agriculture
Tom Baumann is an Associate Professor of Agriculture at UFV. Tom has two masters degrees in plant science with a berry specialization (UBC, JLU). With more than 35 years of horticulture experience, Tom is passionate about agriculture and teaching the next generation of farmers. He has specialized in growing berries and has a particular interest in greenhouse design and function, greenhouse crop development, specialty crops, and plant growth regulators, and fertility management. He leads a consulting business, providing expertise to fruit, vegetable, greenhouse and nursery growers in the Fraser Valley. His areas of research are primarily on food production, as well as herbs, tropicals and novel crops, including medicinal.