Mary Monnig Peet
Mary is Division Director for Plant Systems-Production. The Plant Production Division includes the areas of breeding, physiology, genetics, genomics, horticulture, food systems, agronomy and sustainable agriculture. She also provides national leadership for state and federal activities relating to horticulture and organic agriculture; provides administrative oversight and national leadership for the Integrated Organic Program which includes the Organic Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) and the Organic Transitions Program (ORG). She also serves as the contact person for federal agencies, states, industry, Land-Grant Universities, and nongovernmental organizations in addressing issues relating to organic agriculture.