Dan Birnstihl works on projects related to farm food safety and integrated pest management. He visits farms to collect information on client educational needs as well as to implement applied on-farm research. Before working for Extension, he was the Director of Agricultural Operations at Hip Peas Farm in Hookset, NH where he designed and managed the 5.5 acre micro-farm. He earned a B.S. in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems from the University of New Hampshire.