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Grace Monger

Associate Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resource, Environmental Horticulture

Grace serves as the Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent in Nelson County. She was raised on a small beef cattle operation and is a product of the Rockingham County 4-H and FFA programs. Even though she comes from a long line of cattle and dairy farmers, Grace has a horticulture background and a passion for plant health. She is responsible for the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program and Extension Master Gardener Program in Nelson County. Grace is a resource for all landowners in Nelson County and especially enjoys connecting farmers to other farmers!

Bachelors of Science in Environmental Horticulture, Virginia Tech 2021
- Plant Health Sciences Minor
- Viticulture Minor

Professional Associations:
The American Phytopathological Society
Virginia State Horticultural Society

Research Interests:
- Vineyard Disease Modeling
- Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management
- Invasive Species Ecology and Management