Jason Unrine, PSS faculty member, led a team of scientists to discover how nanomaterials enter and move within tomato plants on the cellular level. This finding will help scientists better predict how nanomaterials are taken up, transformed and subsequently, enter human and ecological food webs.


liverwort kawashima lab

Tomo Kawashima, faculty member in Plant and Soil Sciences, was part of an international group of scientists who traced the origins of sperm production in land plants to one protein. This could have important implications for plant breeding and weed management.


Student Spotlight

Kelly MercierIncreasing biodiversity has often been linked to increased productivity, but this does not always translate when using improved forage varieties. My research is a whole system approach to evaluating the agronomic, ecologic, and economic differences of calves grazing diverse summer annual forages as compared to a monoculture. ~ Kelly Mercier, IPSS graduate student with Dr. Chris Teutsch

Upcoming Events

UK Turf Short Course Feb 19 2019 (All day) to Feb 21 2019 (All day)
Alfalfa and Stored Forage Conference Feb 21 2019 (All day)
Small Ruminant Grazing Conference Feb 23 2019 (All day)
IPM Training School Mar 6 2019 (All day)
Ky Ag Training School (KATS) Mar 7 2019 (All day)
Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop Mar 20 2019 (All day)
UK Wheat Field Day May 14 2019 (All day)
KATS: Field Crop Scouting Clinic May 21 2019 (All day)
UK Turf Field Day Jul 11 2019 (All day)
UK Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day Jul 23 2019 (All day)
UK Industrial Hemp Research Field Day Aug 21 2019 (All day)

Recent Seminars

PSS Seminar Andy Bailey January 18, 2019 Edited