Phone: 502-597-5094 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Andries is an animal scientist, specializing in goats. He is working to assess the potential of grazing as an organic weed management tactic.
Phone: 502-597-6005 , Email: email@example.com
Dr. Antonious is a natural products chemist. He is developing botanical insecticides from tomatoes and peppers. The products he develops will be suitable for use on organic farms.
Dr. Michael Bomford
Dr. Bomford’s research and extension efforts at Kentucky State University focused on organic and sustainable production systems. He now works at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Phone: 502-597-6707, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Cambron works on developing renewable energy systems to support organic farms.
Phone: 502-597-5698, Email: email@example.com
Ms. Crabtree’s work on pawpaw, blackberry, and other fruit adapted to Kentucky includes experimentation with organic production techniques.
Phone: 502-597-5036 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Dasgupta is an agricultural economist, with expertise in marketing. He is leading KSU’s “Farming for Cash” program, which teaches small-scale farmers how to grow and market high-value specialty products, such as organic crops.
Phone: 502-597-5834 , Email: email@example.com
Mr. Lowe’s work on pawpaw, blackberry, and other fruit adapted to Kentucky includes experimentation with organic production techniques.
Phone: 502-597-5942 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Pomper is the Associate Director of Research at KSU. He also develops new production techniques for fruit crops — especially berries and pawpaw. He is developing organic management tactics for pawpaw and blackberry.
Phone: 502-597-6327 , Email: email@example.com
Mr. Rivers runs KSU’s Outreach and Assistance to Socially Disadvantaged Farmers, Ranchers, and Foresters Program. He notifies limited resource and minority farmers of USDA programs available to them, and helps them develop alternative farming enterprises, including certified organic operations.
Phone: 502-597-6582 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sedlacek is an entomologist, with a background in ecology. He studies ways to attract beneficial insects to organic land to reduce the need for pesticides.
Mr. Tony Silvernail
Phone: 502-597-6974 , Email: email@example.com
Mr. Silvernail has focused on organic crop production for several years. He is currently working with Dr. Bomford, to evaluate effects of farm scale on sustainability.
Phone: 502-597-6437 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Simon is the SARE state coordinator and KSU’s Small Farm Program director. She develops training programs for small farmers and extension agents in Kentucky. She coordinates KSU’s innovative Third Thursday Thing programs, which include regular workshops for farmers considering organic production, marketing, and risk management.
Phone: 502-597-6012 , Email: email@example.com
Dr. Topè is a microbiologist, working on food safety and nutrition projects. His work includes food safety assessments of organic farming systems.
Phone: 502-597-6097 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Wang is a nutritional scientist. He examines the effects of different farming techniques — including organic practices — on nutrient composition and food quality.
Phone: 502-597-6351 , Email: email@example.com
Dr. Webster studies honeybees. He produces honey without using synthetic pesticides. He is interested in working with Kentucky beekeepers who want to make organic honey.