Ellen Mallory

Ellen MalloryExtension Professor, Cooperative Extension
Professor, School of Food and Agriculture

495 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473-1295
Phone: 207.581.2942
Email: ellen.mallory@maine.edu

Ellen Mallory’s research and outreach programs focus on grain, pulse, and oilseed production, both organic and conventional, for local food and beverage markets, and on the use of organic amendments like manure, compost, and green manures for crop fertility. As well, Ellen offers professional development programs for agricultural service providers in various aspects of sustainable agriculture. She is the Maine State Coordinator for the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Ellen also serves on the board of directors of the Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society and Maine Grain Alliance, and is an active member of the Maine Climate and Agriculture Network. She has a joint appointment the UMaine School of Food and Agriculture. For more information about Ellen’s research and outreach programs, visit her SFA Faculty Profile and UMaine Extension Grains & Oilseeds. For more info about SARE in Maine, visit Northeast SARE.


  • Ph.D. 2007 University of Maine, Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • M.S. 1994 University of Wisconsin, Agronomy
  • M.S. 1994 University of Wisconsin, Land Resources
  • B. S. 1987 Swarthmore College, Biology

Professional Organizations:

  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Soil Science Society of America
  • Maine Association of Extension Agents