University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Important Links

Wood Products Catalog

Mountain Monday Series

UK Farmers Market

Upcoming Events


Spring Wildflower Lecture
April 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Spring Wildflower Hike
April 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Forest

Introduction to GPS
May 11, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Other Events

UK Farmers Market Orientation
April 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium
Call 606-666-2438 for more information

On-Going Events

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

Recent Events

Youtube Video

U-Stream Video

Ham Curing
U-Stream Video
Event Pictures

Holiday Entertainment
U-Stream Video
Event Pictures

U-Stream Video

Pickin' Time 2014
Event Pictures

Win With Wood 2014
Event Pictures

Mountain Ag Week 2014
Youth Natural Resources
Field Day 2014 Pictures

Appalachia Proud
Field Day 2014 Pictures

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,
Chris Turner, Farm Technician, ext. 265,
Doran Howard, Wood Center Technician, ext. 265,
Barbara Stamper, Custodian, ext. 225,
Josh Mullins, Event Coordinator, ext. 291,
Melissa Eiserman, Staff Support Associate, 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,

Bobby Ammerman, Technical Advisor, Secondary Wood Industry, ext. x256,
Carroll Fackler, Research Specialist, ext. 235,
Rosalee Bradley, Staff Associate, ext. 233,
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,