University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

ANR Extension Associates

Agricultural Economics
Beef Dairy Equine Poultry
Aquaculture
Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Entomology Forestry
Horticulture Plant & Soil Sciences  
 
Agricultural Economics
Name / Contact Info Area

Sarah Frank Bowker
Extension Associate

419 C.E. Barnhart Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
859-257-7272 ext. 246 office

Email: sarah.frank@uky.edu

Program Coordinator, CEDIK

Kevin Heidemann
Extension Associate

407 Charles E. Barnhart Bldg.
Lexington, KY 40546
Phone: 859-257-7272 ext. 223
Fax: 859-393-1913
E-mail:
Kevin.Heidemann@uky.edu

MarketReady Training Program

University of Kentucky Food Systems Innovation Center

Crop Diversification & Biofuel Research & Education Center

MarketMaker


Miranda Hileman
Extension Associate

407 Charles E. Barnhart Bldg.
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Phone: 859-257-7272 ext. 223
Fax: 859-323-1913
E-mail:
miranda.hileman@uky.edu

University of Kentucky Food Systems Innovation Center

Crop Diversification & Biofuel Research & Education Center


Sarah Lovett
Extension Associate
 
414 Charles E. Barnhart Bld.
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Phone: (859)257-7272 ext. 281
E-mail: sarah.lovett@uky.edu
Beginning Farmer and Rancher program
Annie's Project program
State Program Assistant, KY SARE

Animal & Food Sciences
Beef
Name / Contact Info Area

Land Dale
Extension Associate


907 W. P. Garrigus Building  (Office: 800 (KCA))
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Phone: (859) 278-0899   
Fax: (859) 260-2060   
Email:
land.dale@uky.edu
Advanced Master Cattleman Coordinator

Kevin Laurant
Extension Associate

P.O. Box 469
Princeton, KY 42445
Phone: (270) 365-7541, ext. 226   
Fax: (270) 365-2667   
Email:
klaurent@uky.edu
Beef Production

Blair Knight
Extension Associate


P.O. Box 469
Princeton, KY 42445
Phone:
270-365-7541 ext. 297
Email:
kbknig2@uky.edu
Beef Production


Dairy
Name / Contact Info Area

Larissa H. Tucker
Extension Associate

403 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Phone: (859) 257-5986
FAX: (859) 257-7537
E-mail:
larissa.tucker@uky.edu

Dairy


Equine
Name / Contact Info Area

Amy Lawyer
Equine Extension Associate
Animal and Food Sciences
615 W. P. Garrigus Building  
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Phone: (859) 257-7501   
Fax: (859) 323-1027   
Email: kjanicki@uky.edu
Equine (youth primarily)

Poultry
Name / Contact Info Area
Jacqueline (Jaquie) P Jacob
Poultry Extension Associate
Animal and Food Sciences
906 W. P. Garrigus Building 
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Phone: (859) 257-7613   
Fax: (859)  
Email: jacquie.jacob@uky.edu
Poultry

Aquaculture
Name / Contact Info Area

William Wurts
Aquaculture State Specialist


UK REC
P.O. Box 469 / 1205 Hopkinsville Street
Princeton, KY 42445-0469
Phone: 270/365-7541 ext. 200
FAX: 270/365-2667
E-mail:
wwurts@uky.edu

Public and professional education, consultation, and technical advice about: general aquaculture, small-scale and sustainable aquaculture, farm and recreational fish pond management, natural resource (aquatic environment) education, and industry and market development. Programs are conducted in close association with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and through County Extension Agents.


Forrest Wynne
State Extension Specialist for Aquaculture

Graves County
Cooperative Extension Office
251 Housman Street
Mayfield, KY  42066
Phone:  270-247-2334
Cell: 270-210-9817
E-mail:
fwynne@email.uky.edu
Programs

          Commercial aquaculture

          Recreational pond management

          Fee fishing facility management

          Aquatic resources education and management

 


Biosystems & Ag Engineering
Name / Contact Info Area

Thomas C. Bridges
Research Specialist
209 C.E. Barnhart Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Voice: (859) 257-3000 ext 209
Fax: (859) 257-5671
E-mail:
tbridges@bae.uky.edu

Professional Specialty:

Computer modeling and simulation and applying the use of computer models for application in grain handling, tobacco, structures and environment


Research Specialist
117 C.E. Barnhart Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Voice: (859) 257-3000 ext 117
Fax: (859) 257-5671
E-mail:
gday@bae.uky.edu
Professional Specialty:

Research and instruction with emphasis on structures and environment, agricultural facilities, granular mechanics & storage structures for cereal grains, and machine systems.


Gerald HASH
Extension Associate
 
Phone: (859) 257-3000, ext. 330
Fax: (859) 257-5671
Email:
ghash@bae.uky.edu
Professional Specialty:

HVAC ~ Radon ~ Lead ~ Children's Environmental Health


Assistant Adjunct Professor
120 C.E. Barnhart Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Voice: (859) 257-3000 ext 120
Fax: (859) 257-5671
E-mail:
shiggins@bae.uky.edu

Professional Specialty:

Waste management and livestock systems that coincide with current research projects and service projects assigned by the college administration and BAE department


Karin Pekarchik
Extension Associate Senior

116 C.E. Barnhart Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Voice: (859) 257-3000 ext 106
Fax: (859) 257-5671
E-mail: karin.pekarchik@uky.edu
 

Extension Meteorology Specialist
245 C.E. Barnhart Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Voice: (859) 257-3000 ext 245
Fax: (859) 257-5671
E-mail:
priddy@uky.edu
Professional Specialty:

Director of Agricultural Weather Center ~ Agricultural weather forecasting



Entomology
Name / Contact Info Area

Patty Lucas
Extension Specialist

Phone: (270) 365-7541 x218

E-mail:  plucas@uky.edu |

IPM Programs

Blake Newton
Extension Specialist

Phone: 859.257.7453

E-mail: blaken@uky.edu

Youth/4-H Extension Entomology

4-H programs and extension programs for K-12 students and teachers; Web design and maintenance


Forestry
Name / Contact Info Area

Laurie Taylor Thomas
Area Extension Specialist in Forestry

Thomas Poe Cooper Building  
Lexington, KY 40546-0073
Phone: (859) 257-2703
Fax: (859) 323-1031
Email:
laurie.thomas@uky.edu

Extension Responsibilities
handle and coordinate our youth programming including 4-H

also handle general forestry programming


BILLY THOMAS
Extension Forester

214 T.P. Cooper Building (office 213a)
Lexington, KY 40546-0073
Tel: 859-257-9153
Fax: 859-323-1031
E-mail: billy.thomas@uky.edu

Extension Responsibilities:
Non-industrial Private Forest Issues
Woodland Owners Short Course Series
Kentucky Woodlands Magazine, Associate Editor


Horticulture
Name / Contact Info Area

Daniel Becker
Extension Associate Princeton

Phone: (270) 365-7541
ext. 262
E-mail: daniel.becker@uky.edu
Vegetables and Small Fruit Crops

Stephen Berberich
Extension Associate

Phone: (859) 699-6070
E-mail:
  sberberich@uky.edu

Greenhouse Crops

Ty Cato
Extension Associate

E-mail:  tyrrell.cato@uky.edu

Organic and Conventional Commercial Vegetable Production,

Carey Grable
Extension Associate

(270) 365-7541, ext. 279
E-mail:
Carey.Grable@uky.edu.

Nursery Crops

Miranda Hileman
Extension Associate

E-mail: miranda.hileman@uky.edu  
Crop Diversification Center

Chris Smigell
Extension Associate

Phone:  (859) 257-3598
E-mail: 
csmigell@uky.edu

 Fruit Crops

 


Sarah Vanek
Extension Associate

Phone: (859) 257-1273

E-mail: sarah.vanek@uky.edu

Nursery Crops


Plant & Soil Sciences
 
Name / Contact Info Area

Thomas C. Keene
Extension Associate

Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationN-222B Ag. Science Bldg. North
1100 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY 40546-0091
Phone(859) 257-3144
Fax859-323-1952

Emailtom.keene@uky.edu

Specialty

Hay Marketing & Production - Equine Initiative Pasture Evaluation Program

Wade J. Turner
Extension Associate

Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationRobinson Station
130 Robinson Road (Office:01)
Jackson, KY 41339-9081
Phone(859) 257-9511 ext. 304
Fax606 666 2215

Emailjwturner@uky.edu

 


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