Carrie A. Knott

Carrie Knott
Extension Associate Professor

Professional Profile

Aug 2013 - present, Grain Crops Extension Agronomist, Assistant Prof. (80% Extension:20% Research), Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, Princeton
Apr 2007 - Jul 2013, Coastal Plants Breeder, Assistant Prof. (100% Research), School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Baton Rouge
Jan 2003 - Mar 2007, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Dissertation: Breeding for Value-Added Traits in Soft Winter Wheat
Mar 2005 - Mar 2006, Research Specialist, Wheat Pathology, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Aug 2000 - Dec 2002, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Thesis: Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Six Tobacco Cultivars for Blue Mold Resistance

Education

2007 Ph.D., Crop Science, University of Kentucky

2002 M.S., Crop Science, University of Kentucky

2000 B.S., Agriculture, Western Kentucky University

Additional Information

Dr. Knott provides statewide leadership for the development and delivery of information for the production and management of Kentucky's grain crops (corn, soybeans, small grains, grain sorghum, and canola). In addition, she conduct an applied research program to provide grain crop production and management information and to support extension activities. Lastly, she interacts with grain crop commodity groups and agri-business.