Nursery Crop Extension Research
Nursery Crop Extension Research



Welcome to the Nursery Crop Extension-Research Website

The purpose of this website is to provide Nursery Crop Production resources to ornamental growers, academic researchers, green infrastructure stakeholders and anyone generally interested in the green industry.  The menu at the top of the page directs readers to various areas of the website:

Producer Resources is aimed at growers, new and experienced, looking for information related to the production of nursery crops.

Current Research is aimed at academics looking for information about ongoing research projects and opportunities for collaboration.

People gives biographical information for members of the UK Nursery Crops Team.

Social Media connects users with information related to our team's accounts with various social media applications such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and others.

LISTSERV provides information related to the KYNURSERIES-L email distribution list, including sign-up and archives of newsletters aimed at Kentucky's Green Industry, Extension personnel and allied trades.

The Legacy Website contains lots of resources which are in the process of being migrated here. 

The University of Kentucky's Nursery Crop Extension Research Team is based out of two locations across the bluegrass to better serve our producers. 

The University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton serves western Kentucky producers while our facilities and personnel on main campus in Lexington serve central and eastern Kentucky producers.


Who are the members of the Nursery Crop Extension Research Team?

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Our YouTube channel boasts almost 250,000 views and nearly 500 subscribers.

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New Grower Resources

If you are new to the nursery industry you may find the information here very helpful.

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KYNURSERIES-L subscribers include Kentucky nursery wholesalers, retailers, landscapers, and extension personnel. The purpose is to discuss issues related to the nursery industry in Kentucky.

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Life Cycle Assessment

(LCA) is a tool to study horticultural crop production systems, horticultural services and individual components on environmental impacts such as the carbon footprint.

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Upcoming Events

Cultivate 2023; AmericanHort.  July 15 – July 18, 2023.  Columbus, OH.

Perennial Plant Association (PPA) 2023 National Symposium. July 24-28, 2023. Sheraton Fallsview, Niagara Falls, Canada. Contact:

2023 KNLA Green Industry Summer Conference.  August 23, 2023. Buffalo Trace Distillery. 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort KY, 40601. Contact: Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Assoc. (KNLA)

Eastern Region International Plant Propagators’ Society Annual Conference 2023. September 25-29, 2023. Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, Ontario, Canada. Contact:  1-930.842.9339; 7685 Kiana Dr., Colorado Springs, CO, 80908, US \; url,

Contact Information

N-318 Ag. Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546-0091