Suzanne's Project Team

Meet the Suzanne’s Project Leadership Team
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Dr. Robin G. Brumfield, Ph.D.
Professor and Specialist in
Farm Management,
Rutgers, the State University of
New Jersey
Dr. Robin G. Brumfield is a Professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and has been the Farm Management Extension Specialist at Rutgers since 1988. She is internationally known for her work in horticultural economics and has given over 100 talks in twelve countries. In her 24 years at Rutgers, she has been P.I. or Co-P.I. on grants totaling over $10 million. She has published over 150 articles, including 40 refereed journal articles and 47 conference proceedings. Her Greenhouse Cost Accounting Program is the standard in the greenhouse industry. She wrote the marketing and business management chapters for the best-selling textbook, Greenhouse Operations and Management by Dr. Paul V. Nelson. Before joining Rutgers University, she was Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Floriculture at The Pennsylvania State University for five years.

Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
55 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520
Phone: 848-932-9130
Fax: 732-932-8887

Dr. Burhan Özkan, Ph.D.
Professor in the Department
of Agricultural Economics, Advisor to the Rector and
Coordinator for the Bologna Process Coordination Office
at Akdeniz University
Dr. Burhan Özkan has been working in agricultural economics for the last 28 years and has extensive management experience and expertise in farm management. He has been involved in many international projects, one of which is related to determining the roles and status of women in vegetable farming systems in Turkey. Dr. Özkan has authored over 180 publications, including 100 refereed journal articles. He is founder of the Department Agricultural Economics at the Akdeniz University and chaired the Department for more than 15 years. He served as the Director of the Life Long Learning Center of Akdeniz University and is a member of the Education Working group at the Higher Education Council Of Turkey. Currently, he is advisor to the Rector and coordinator of the Bologna Process at Akdeniz University.

Dept. of Agricultural Economics
Faculty of Agriculture
Akdeniz University
Phone: +90 (242) 310-6012


Jenny S. Carleo
Agricultural Agent

Jenny Carleo has been working with the Annie’s Project Team as the coordinator for the South Jersey class since 2010. Her work also emphasizes cut flower research, farm business management and agritourism. Jenny is the manager of the grant for the 2012 Annie’s Project to be held in three locations in New Jersey.

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Cooperative Extension of Cape May County
Location/UPS: 355 Courthouse-So. Dennis Road
Mailing: 4 Moore Rd. DN-703
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-465-5115

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