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Recent IPSS Student News

  • May 17, 2021
    Two IPSS graduate students, Eric Luteyn and Kent Pham, recently received notification that their research proposal has been funded for this summer. Eric and Kent are working with students from forestry and chemistry to grow microalgae as a fertilizer to remediate mineland soil.
  • May 17, 2021
    Eric Luteyn, M.S. student with Dr. Tim Phillips, was recently selected as a 2021 Borlaug Scholar based upon his accomplishments, academic performance, letter of recommendation, and passion for plant breeding.
  • February 17, 2021
    Dr. Kenton Sena, IPSS alum, was recently selected for the 2020 Outstanding Paper in the Forage and Grazinglands Section for Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management (CFTM) for his article entitled "Switchgrass Growth and Forage Quality Trends Provide Insight for Management."

Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Ole Wendroth

N-122M Ag. Science North
1100 Nicholasville Rd.
Lexington, KY  40546-0091


(859) 257-4768

IPSS Steering Committee Chair

Dr. Erin Haramoto

411 Plant Science Building
1405 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY  40546-0312


(859) 218-0745

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