Dr. Diana Cochran

Assistant Professor and Extension Fruit Specialist, Department of Horticulture
Diana Cochran

In addition to teaching Fruit Crop Production and Management, and Understanding Grape and Wine Science, Diana serves as the state-wide Extension Fruit Specialist and conducts research in viticulture, pomology and hops, with the goal of reducing production costs and optimizing plant establishment. As part of the Northern Grapes project, Diana is evaluating cold climate variety performance; conducting on-farm research and demonstration studies on training systems and canopy and crop load management; and vineyard nutrition studies.

Area of Expertise: 
Horticulture
Contact
515-291-0035
125 Horticulture Bldg.
Ames
Iowa
50011