B.S. in Horticulture from Louisiana Tech State University. 1989
M.S. in Floriculture from Colorado State University. 1991
Horticulture County Agent with Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service from 1997 to present. Currently working as an Area Horticulture Agent in northwest Louisiana, housed in Shreveport.
A cut-flower grower from 1993 to 1998, growing field-grown specialty cut flowers in Lafayette, La., Ms. Cummins was a frequent traveler to El Salvador to teach cut-flower production to small farmers and developer of a cut-flower marketing cooperative in Lafayette. Current responsibilities include all aspects of horticulture, both consumer and commercial, with a focus on sustainable horticulture.
Originated the Master Gardener Program in Lafayette, assisted in the development of Master Gardener programs throughout the NW Region and currently coordinator of the Northwest Louisiana Master Gardener Program.
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