Travis Legleiter

Travis Legleiter

Travis Legleiter

Extension Assistant Professor

UK Research and Education Center 348 University Drive Princeton, KY 42445

Last Revised: Mar 19th, 2024

Professional Biography

Areas of Interest: Weed control in corn, soybean, and wheat crops.  Emphasis on control of herbicide resistant weeds and evaluation of herbicide application technologies for efficient delivery of product to target plants.


Extension Specialist, Weed Science, University of Kentucky, 2017-Present

Weed Science Program Specialist.  Purdue University 2012 to 2017


Honors and Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student - North Central Weed Science Society

Early Career Award - Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialist Association


Recent Publications

Legleiter, T.R., W.G. Johnson. 2016. Herbicide Coverage in Narrow Row Soybean as Influenced by Spray Nozzle Design and Carrier Volume. Crop Prot. 83:1-8.


Ph.D., Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, 2017
M.S., Plant, Insect, and Microbial Science, University of Missouri, 2008
B.S., Plant Science, University of Missouri, 2006

Contact Information

Rebecca McCulley, Ph.D.
Department Chair

105 Plant Sciences Building Lexington, KY 40546-0312

(859) 257-5020