University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Important Links

Mountain Monday Series

UK Farmers Market

NRESci Academy

Win With Wood

Upcoming Events

Win With Wood
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RCARS, UK Wood Utilization Center
Complete information including registration forms
may be found at


Holiday Decorations, Wreath Making,
Sweet Potato Santa Claus, & Cake Decorating

October 12, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium
Registration is closed!

On-Going Events

Clogging Class
Every Thursday- 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Faculty/Staff Directory

RCARS Address:
176 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339

Phone Numbers:
(See indvidual extension beside name)

Fax Number:
Program Office, 606-666-2215
Business Office, 606-666-9912

RCARS (Quicksand Location)
Dr. David Ditsch, Director, ext. 286,
Jackie Allen, Business Manager, ext. 285,
J. Wade Turner, Extension Field Program Coordinator, ext. 304,
Mike Clemons, Mechanic, ext. 265,
Rob Hounshell, Farm Technician,
Doran Howard, Wood Center Technician, ext. 265,
Barbara Stamper, Custodian, ext. 225,
Josh Mullins, Event Coordinator, ext. 291,
Francis Lacy, Staff Associate II, ext. 285,

RCARS (Robinson Forest Location)
David Collett, Forest Research Technician, 606-666-5034,
Neva Williams, Camp Cook, 606-666-5034,
Erwin Williams, Farm Technician, 606-666-5034,
Ted Sizemore, Farm Technician, 606-666-5034

Ag Communications
David Niece, District 2 Extension Information Technology Contact, ext. 226,

Extension Administration
Chuck Stamper, East Region Program Coordinator, ext. 237,
Louise Z. Moore, District 2 Director, ext. 223,
Diane Warren, District 2 Administrative Support Associate, ext. 224,
Rosalee Bradley, East Region Staff Associate, ext. 233,

Family and Consumer Sciences
Sarah Brandl, EFNEP Coordinator, ext. 227,
Martha Yount, Agriculture Extension Specialist, ext. 235,

Bobby Ammerman, Technical Advisor, Secondary Wood Industry, ext. x256,
Rosalee Bradley, Staff Associate, ext. 233,
Chad Niman, Agriculture Research Specialist, ext. 231,
Chris Osborne, Management Forester, 606-666-9995,

Dr. Shawn Wright, Horticulture Specialist, ext. 234,

Plant and Soil Sciences
Dr. David C. Ditsch, Extension Agronomy Specialist, ext. 286,
Tom Keene, Hay Specialist, 606-ext. 228
J. Wade Turner, Extension Associate, ext. 304,

Robinson Scholars
Jeff Spradling, Robinson Trust Coordinator, ext. 222,
Neomia Hagans-Flores, Regional Coordinator, ext. 229,
Jessica Watkins, Program Assistant, ext. 232,