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Department News

  • Chris Teutsch
    March 1, 2017

    Welcome Dr. Chris Teutsch! Plant and Soil Sciences new Forage Extension Specialist at Princeton.

    On January 3, 2017 Dr. Chris Teutsch officially started as the UK Forage Extension Specialist in Princeton, KY. Dr. Teutsch earned his BS in 1994 and MS in 1996 in Crop Science from The Ohio State University before completing a PhD in Agronomy in 2000 at the University of Kentucky. He was an associate professor at the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center at Virginia Tech for 16 years.

  • Mike Wilson
    February 28, 2017

    When Anderson County livestock producer Mike Wilson bought a 60-acre hayfield in Franklin County, he knew he had a lot of work in front of him.

    The previous owners had let people cut hay for nearly 30 years without putting any nutrients back into the ground, which meant the existing grass stand was a mixture of Kentucky 31 tall fescue and weeds.

  • Michael Barrett
    February 14, 2017

    Dr. Michael Barrett was awarded the Public Service Award at the annual meeting of the WSSA in February.