Jennifer Allen, Vegetable Crop Specialist joined the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in 2005. She received her B.Sc., M.Sc, and Ph.D from the University of Guelph. Before joining OMAFRA, Jennifer worked in the Efficacy and Sustainability Division of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency.
As a vegetable crop specialist, Jennifer is responsible for transferring new technology to growers, conducting research projects, and providing IPM training and guidance to delivery personnel. She is currently the chair of the Ontario Root, Bulb and Leafy Vegetable Research and Services Committee and the Vegetable Technical Working Group and a member of the National Steering Committee for Onions and Carrots.