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Jim Chatfield

Jim Chatfield is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist with OSU Extension, with statewide responsibilities for outreach to the professional green industry nurseries, landscapers, etc.), with consumer horticulture including Master Gardener Volunteer training, and community forestry. Professor Chatfield is tenured in the Department of Extension and is part of the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and the Department of Plant Pathology in the College of Food Agriculture and Environmental Science.  Chatfield is the Coordinator of the 35 member multidisciplinary OSU Extension Nursery Landscape and Turf Team that partners with the over $10 billion dollar green industry in Ohio and works with urban foresters, communities, schools, and researchers focusing on the environmental, economic and social benefits of trees. His teaching centers on plant problem diagnostics, plant selection and plant pathology and applied research focuses on disease resistance evaluation of ornamental plants in Ohio and in plots around the country and street tree evaluations in Ohio.  
Extension, Ohio State University , Wooster, Ohio, United States