Cain Hickey, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor of Viticulture

Cain has been engaged in viticulture research and extension since 2007. Cain has presented at state, regional, national, and international academic and industry conferences, and has developed and coordinated numerous extension workshops. He co-coordinates the Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum webinar series with regional colleagues. Cain has authored peer-reviewed journal articles, extension publications, facts sheets, and trade publications. His research has an applied viticulture emphasis, and has recently been focused on pruning, training, and canopy management. Cain works with the grape and wine industry to solve vineyard management issues and optimize grape production.