Michael Caron

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Extension Assistant Professor | Horticulture | Thanksgiving Point


Michael Caron

Contact Information

Office Location: Thanksgiving Point
Phone: (801) 768-4919
Email: michael.caron@usu.edu
Website: http://www.thanksgivingpoint.org

Educational Background

MS, Plant Science, Utah State University, 1998
BS, Ornamental Horticulture, Utah State University, 1996
Other, Ecology and Wildlife Management, BYU Idaho, 1993

Licensures & Certifications

Qualified Tree Risk Assessor , International Society of Arboriculture, 2017
Beekeeper, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, 2014

Awards

Achievement Award, 2018

NACAA

BYU Radio Program - National Finalist - Audio Recording, 2016

NACAA

"Plums in the Home Garden" Publication - Regional Winner, 2016

NACAA/UACAA

"Wisteria in the Garden" Fact Sheet - State Winner, 2016

NACAA/UACAA

KSL Radio Program - National Finalist - Audio Recording, 2015

NACAA

" Shothole Borer" Fact Sheet - State Winner, 2015

NACAA/UACAA


Publications | Abstracts

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

  • Wheaton, A., Rupp, L.A, Caron, M.S, (2018). Landscape Plants for Eagle Mountain, Utah. USU Extension
  • Caron, M.S, Beddes, T., Kuhns, M.R, Aspen: How to grow a good tree in a bad situation. Utah State University Extension
  • Beddes, T., Caron, M.S, (2017). Growing Hummingbird Mint in Utah Gardens.
  • Beddes, T., Caron, M.S, Barnhill, J.V, Kopp, K., (2017). Supression and Control of Field Bindweed in Residential Areas.
  • Caron, M.S, Beddes, T., (2016). Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parvifolia) use in Utah.
  • Caron, M.S, Beddes, T., Black, B.L, (2015). Apricots in the Home Orchard. USU Extension
  • Caron, M.S, Beddes, T., Black, B.L, (2015). Plums in the Home Orchard. USU Extension
  • Beddes, T., Kopp, K., Whitesides, R.E, Gunnell, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Weed Control Options for Residential Lawns in Utah.
  • Caron, M.S, Beddes, T., Judd, G., (2015). Wisteria in the Garden.
  • Davis, R., Caron, M.S, (2014). Shothole Borers.
  • Beddes, T., Murray, M., Caron, M.S, (2013). Flatheaded Borers: Pacific Flatheaded Borer and Flatheaded Appletree Borer.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

  • Caron, M.S, Kjelgren, R.K, (2016). Growth and Water Use During Establishment of Irrigated Bare Root and Balled-Burlap Green Ash Transplanted Into a High Desert Landscape. HortScience, 51:9, 1188-1193.
  • Caron, M.S, Greenhalgh, L., (2016). Using a Community Partner to Help Assess Extension Program Needs. Journal of the NACAA, 9:1

Public or Trade Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | MultiMedia

    Video

    • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Fall Chores for the Yard and Garden.
    • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Planting Bareroot Trees.
    • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Pruning Grapes.
    • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Starting Seeds Indoors.
    • Caron, M.S, Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2014). Apple Pruning.
    • Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, Gunnell, J., (2014). Ornamental Grass Care.
    • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, (2014). Peach Pruning.
    • Caron, M.S, Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2014). Pruning Tools.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Extension

    Research Trials and Demonstration Gardens, 2014 - Ongoing
    Master Gardener Program , 2013 - Ongoing
    Public Horticulture Education, 2013 - Ongoing