Agricultural Research Technician
Jenna Bekkers is a research technician with the field research team based in Kentville. Jenna’s role will support Perennia by assisting in a variety of projects working hands on in the field. She joined the team in the spring of 2022 after working for NSCC’s environmental and agriculture applied research team. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree, majoring in plant science from Dalhousie university. After graduation she moved to the Annapolis valley to begin her career in the agricultural sector. Jenna Grew up in rural Nova Scotia surrounded by farmland which led to an interest in agriculture research. Jenna brings more than two years of wide interdisciplinary research and practical experience in the indoor and outdoor agricultural sector, such as greenhouse production, pest management, landscape horticulture, and food production.