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Barbara L. Bowling
Barbara L. Bowling (formerly Goulart) names small fruits as one of her greatest passions. She has worked as a professor of horticulture since 1984, having started her career as an assistant professor of pomology at Rutgers University. She has since taught and conducted research at the Pennsylvania State University through 1999. An active researcher and educator of small-fruit growers and enthusiasts, Barbara frequently lectured at the regional and national level and contributed to a variety of industry publications.
Her many articles and abstracts have appeared in the Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science and HortScience, as well as numerous grower publications and proceedings from meetings. She has served as the associate editor of HortScience, editor of the North American Bramble Growers Association Newsletter, and chairperson of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences' Viticulture and Small Fruit Working Group. Barbara is a member of the American Pomological Society, the North American Strawberry Growers Association, the North American Bramble Growers and the American Society for Horticultural Science. She is currently between careers, living in Boise, Idaho.