January 5, 2017

Bruce Convention Center - Hopkinsville, KY

(More Details to Come!)


“The University of Kentucky’s Wheat Science Group assembled in 1997 to solve problems that limit the profitability of wheat production in Kentucky. It is comprised of University researchers, extension specialists and agents and agronomists throughout Kentucky with a mission of planning and carrying out programs that bring together research and educational Extension for the benefit of Kentucky wheat growers.”


  Thursday, January 19, 2017

information and online regiestration may be found at


2015-16 KY Wheat Variety Test 

IN CASE YOU MISSED THE 2016 UK WHEAT FIELD DAY...You Tube links below:

309 Trials Can’t Be Wrong: A Summary of the National Fusarium Head Blight Uniform Fungicide Testing Program

UKREC Plant Pathologist Carl Bradley discusses a summary of the national fusarium head blight uniform fungicide testing program.

Identifying Key Wheat Growth Stages

UKREC Extension Grains Specialist Carrie Knott identifies key wheat growth stages

Preemergence and Postemergence Control of Italian Ryegrass in Wheat

UKREC Extension Weed Science Specialist Jim "Chip" discusses preemergence and post emergence control of Italian rye grass in wheat. Chip's final presentation at Princeton Wheat Field Day before his retirement this summer!

Nitrogen Management Strategies for Wheat Production

Nitrogen Management Strategies for Wheat Production by UKREC Extension Soils Specialist Edwin Ritchey, Phil Needham of Needham Ag Technologies and Don Halcomb from Walnut Grove Farms, Schochoh, Ky. in Logan County.


See the latest issue of   WHEAT SCIENCE NEWS

Volume 20, Issue 1

April 19, 2016

In This Issue:

  • Importance of Wheat Growth Stages
  • 2016 Kentucky Wheat Vomitoxin Survey Form
  • Wheat Outlook and Profitability Potential
  • Fungicide Efficacy Table for Wheat Diseases
  • Introduction of Dr. Raul Villanueva &  Dr. John Grove
  • Upcoming Events for 2016

The UK Wheat Science Group Specialist & Researchers

Bill Bruening – Small Grains Specialist

Dr. Carl Bradley  – Extension Plant Pathologist

Dr. Todd Davis – Extension Grain Marketing Specialist

Dr. John Grove - Soil Fertility, Researcher

Dr. Greg Halich – Extension Agriculture Economist

Dr. Erin Haramoto – Weed Science, Research

Dr. Carrie Knott - Extension Grain Crops Specialist

Dr. Chad Lee – Extension Grain Crops Specialist

Dr. James Martin – Extension Weed Specialist

Dr. Joshua McGrath – Extension Soils Specialist

Dr. Sam McNeill – Extension Agriculture Engineer

Dr. Michael Montross - Bioenvironmental Engineering, Research

Dr. Lloyd Murdock – Extension Soils Specialist

Dr. Edwin Ritchey - Extension Soils Specialist

Dr. Tim Stombaugh - Extension Machine Systems Automation Engineer

Dr. Lee Townsend - Extension Entomologist

Dr. Dave Van Sanford – Wheat Plant Breeding, Research

Dr. Raul Villanueva – Extension Entomologist

Dr. Ole Wendroth – Soil Physics, Researcher/

Colette Laurent – UK Grain Crops Coordinator

Marilyn Hooks – UK Staff Support