Susan Scheufele completed the requirements for an M.S. degree in plant pathology from Cornell University in 2013. Her research was supervised by Helene Dillard and was on sustainable disease management of Alternaria leaf spot on cruciferous crops. Before coming to Cornell, Sue earned her B.A. degree in 2006 in Forest Ecology and Geology, at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. While in Ithaca, Sue was a frequent shopper at the Ithaca Farmer’s Market, and enjoyed visiting organic farms and CSAs. Her hobbies include pottery, cooking, gardening, bicycling, reading, sewing and knitting. Sue is currently conducting agricultural research and working with vegetable growers as part of the University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension vegetable team in Amherst, MA.