Plant and Soil Sciences

Plant and Soil Science

Plant and Soil Sciences

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Department News

  • Ole Wendroth
    April 16, 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Ole Wendroth, PSS professor and soil scientist, on his election to Incoming President-Elect of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The SSSA "is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. Based in Madison, WI, and founded in 1936, SSSA is the professional home for 6,000+ members and 1,000+ certified professionals dedicated to advancing the field of soil science.

  • April 3, 2018

    Retired Professor Anastasios  D. Karathanasis led a team of soil scientists to produce the recently released  "Kentucky Soil Atlas."  From the preface, "This Soil Atlas has been prepared as an aid to further the knowledge of soils in our state and provide a basic exposure of Kentucky’s soil resources to educators, students, natural resource planners, policy makers, citizens and visitors.

  • UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Groundbreaking Ceremony
    March 18, 2018

    University of Kentucky researchers have a long, storied history of working with farmers and stakeholders to make the state’s agricultural community world leaders in innovation and adaption. Today, they joined together to break ground on the Grain and Forage Center of Excellence, a facility that will allow them to continue this rich tradition.