University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

David C. Ditsch



  • Contact Information
  • Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
    Campus LocationRobinson Station
    130 Robinson Road (Office:BO)
    Jackson, KY 41339-9081
    Phone(859) 257-9511 ext. 286
    Fax(606) 666-9912

Web Site,David

         Livestock Forage Production

         Soil Fertility


         Ph.D. Agronomy, VPI  & SU 1991

         M.S. Agronomy, University of Kentucky 1984

         B.S. Agronomy, University of Kentucky 1980


         Director of Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability (2009 Present)

         Extension Professor (2009 - Present)

         Superintendent at Robinson Station (2002-2009)

         Acting Superintendent at Robinson Station (2000-2002)

         Associate Professor, University of Kentucky (1997-2009)

         Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky (1992-1997)

         Post-Doctoral Research Associate, VPI & SU (1991-1992)

         Extension Agronomy Associate, University of Kentucky (1984-1988)

         Soil Conservationist, SCS-Muhlenberg Co. Kentucky (1980-1984)


Research/Teaching Publications

  • Refereed Journal Articles
  • Ditsch, D.C., and G.E. Aiken. 2009. Endophyte infected tall fescue and small ruminant production: Do we have a problem? Forage and Grazinglands. Published online: doi:10.1094/FG-2009-1104-02-RS.
    Authors: David C. Ditsch Glen Aiken,
  • Marshall, M.W., J.D. Green, D.C. Ditsch and J.W. Turner. 2006. Tall Ironweed (Veronia attissima) control in pastures with fall applied herbicides. Weed Technology. 20:52-57
    Authors: David C. Ditsch,
  • Teutsch, C.D., M. Collins, and D.C. 2004. Impact of incorporation, mulch, and root coating on the establishment of kura clover from rhizome segments on mine soils in Southeastern Kentucky. Plant Management Network Forages and Grazinglands.
    Authors: David C. Ditsch,

Ag Econ Numbered Publications

Ag Econ Numbered Extension Publications


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