517-353-3542, cell: 517-282-3557
Vicki has been an organic field crop and vegetable outreach specialist at Michigan State University since 2002. As a member of the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, she is the “go to” person to provide farmers and educators with assistance with all aspects of organic production, certification - even those just beginning to farm. An important piece to organic production is soil. Morrone can assist with questions on soil health and how to build healthy soil. She came to this position with a variety of technical and research experiences in organic and sustainable agriculture with a focus in integrated pest management, cover crop use, soil building, and compost use. She has served farmers across the globe, from Niger and Malawi in Africa to Central California, Pennsylvania and Michigan in the US. Vicki holds a Master of Science degree in Plant Pathology and Extension.
Journal/Trade Magazine Article
Growing organic raspberries using season extension offers a great opportunity to extend the production season and harvest high quality berries.
March 10, 2017
The reporting session is an annual opportunity held during Agriculture and Natural Resource Week. The program continues to enrich and expand the knowledge necessary for organic production.
The Social Science of Agrifood System Development: International, Institutional and Individual Perspectives at MSU
October 20, 2016
CRFS hosts a seminar: The Social Science of Agrifood System Development: International, Institutional and Individual Perspectives at MSU. Presenting: Dr. Andrea Allen – Associate Director of CASID