Chris has a B.S. and M.S. in Biology and more than 25 years of experience in greenhouse production of horticulture crops, including owning and operating greenhouse operations, and 17 years of experience in research and extension/outreach. He currently serves as Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist for Greenhouse and Specialty Crops at Virginia State University with responsibility for leading and managing the state-wide extension program in the area of protected culture of horticulture crops. His current areas of research and extension work include: hydroponics, greenhouse management, vegetable production, irrigation, high tunnel crop production and aquaponics. Chris has been co-principle investigator on more than $1,000,000 in grant funded projects in the last 10 years and co-authored more than 10 extension and journal publications. Chris can be seen monthly on the TV show Real Virginia on the gardening segment “From the Ground Up”.
Christopher (Chris) Mullins, South Chesterfield
Assistant Professor, Extension Specialist, Virginia State University