Jozsef received his Master degree in 2003 from the Univ. of Debrecen, Hungary. His dissertation focused on apple scab control strategies in environmentally friendly orchard management systems. After his Masters studies he evaluated the roles of plant hormones in apple flowering and fruit drop during his PhD studies at the Univ. Tasmania. In 2008, Jozsef took a Research Coordinator position at the Ohio State Univ. where he served as extension agent for tree fruit growers. In 2012, Jozsef joined Valent BioSciences Corp. as Product Development Manager for plant growth regulators. After the acquisition of Mycorrhizal Applications, LLC by Valent BioSciences Corp. he was relocated to Southern Oregon as Technical and Commercial Development Manager for mycorrhizal fungi.