University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Important Links

Wood Products Catalog

Mountain Monday Series

UK Farmers Market

2015 East Ky Hay Contest

Upcoming Events


Bird Feeder Workshop
August 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm
UK Wood Utilization Center
To Register, call 606-666-2438
$10.00 registration fee, limited to 20 participants

On-Going Events

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

Recent Events

Thyme for Herbs
Youtube Videos

Insect and Disease
Management Options
for Vegetable Gardens

Youtube Videos

Introduction to GPS
Youtube Videos

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,

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,
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,