Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
Upham, Ward
Designation Extension Associate
On Campus Address : 3027 Throckmorton Plant Science Center
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone(s) : 785/532-1438
Fax : 785/532-6949
E-mail : wupham@ksu.edu
Area(s) of
Specialization
: Master Gardener, Horticultural Information Center, Horticulture Newsletter Editor
Last Updated :3/27/2012 11:24:45 AM    Get my vCard
   



As the State Master Gardener Coordinator, Mr. Upham works a lot with the education component of the program, teaching classes at each of the 10 sites statewide.

Through the Internet, Upham publishes the weekly Horticulture Newsletter, which is written primarily for homeowners. The newsletter addresses common plant problems, basic plant care, and also features a “Pest of the Week.”

Also, Upham runs the Horticulture Response Center, which was started in 1996. The program is known for its’ Rapid Response' with 90% of questions answered within 24 hours.

    Education
B.S. Biological Education, Kansas State University, 1976
M.S. Turfgrass Science, Kansas State University, 1982