Travis Legleiter is our new Assistant Extension Professor of Weed Science in the Plant and Soil Sciences Department at the University of Kentucky. His research and Extension program are based out of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, KY. Travis’ program at the University of Kentucky focuses on the management of weeds in corn, soybean, and wheat in Kentucky. Travis obtained his PhD from Purdue University under the direction of Dr. Bill Johnson. He was also staffed as a Program Specialist in the Purdue Weed Science Extension program. He obtained his MS and BS in plant sciences at the University of Missouri. Travis originates from Nevada, MO where he grew up on a row crop and beef cattle farm.

Welcome, Travis!