“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.”



       Date:  January 5 , 2016

Location: J. R. Bruce Convention Center, Hopkinsville, KY

See the latest issue of   WHEAT SCIENCE NEWS

Volume 19, Issue 2

August 20, 2015

In This Issue:

  • Selecting Wheat Varieties
  • PEP-NBT: Product Evaluation Protocol and the Next Big Thing in Wheat Production: 2014-2015 Production Season
  • Introducing Dr. Carl Bradley
  • Stay Informed with Websites & Grain Blog
  • Updating our Mailing List
  • Upcoming Events

The UK Wheat Science Group Specialist & Researchers

Bill Bruening – Small Grains Specialist

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. Don Hershman – Extension Plant Pathologist

Dr. Doug Johnson – Extension Entomologist

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. Ole Wendroth – Soil Physics, Researcher/

Colette Laurent – UK Grain Crops Coordinator

Marilyn Hooks – UK Staff Support