What’s inside 

*  Wheat Situation and Outlook

*  Announcing Winter Wheat Meeting - January 4, 2018 - Hopkinsville, KY

*  UK Wheat Field School - UKREC, Princeton

*  UK 2017 Kentucky Wheat Yield Contest Results

*  Introducing Travis Legleiter

*  Useful Resources

*  Upcoming Events



No-Till State Champion

(126.46 Bu/A using Pioneer 25R50)

J. Stephen Emmick and Sons Farms, Hancock Co. 

“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.”

The UK Wheat Science Group Specialists & 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. Travis Legleiter - Extension Weed Specialist

Dr. Chad Lee - Extension Grain Crops 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. Jordan Shockley - Extension Economist

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

Dr. Kiersten Wise - Extension Plant Pathologist

Colette Laurent - UK Grain Crops Coordinator

Marilyn Hooks - UK Staff Support