Office: 3027 Throckmorton Plant Science Center
Area(s) of Specialization:
Master Gardener, Horticultural Information Center, Horticulture Newsletter Editor
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.
B.S. Biological Education, Kansas State University, 1976
M.S. Turfgrass Science, Kansas State University, 1982
Ward Upham. 2010. Small- and Tree-Fruit Cultivars, K-State Research & Extension Publication MF-1028
Emily Nolting, Charles Barden, Ward Upham, Phil Sell. 2008. Watering Established Trees and Shrubs, K-State Research & Extension Publication MF-2801
Emily Nolting, Charles Barden, Ward Upham, Phil Sell. 2008. Watering Newly Planted andYoung Trees and Shrubs, K-State Research & Extension Publication MF-2800
Emily Nolting, Charles Barden, Ward Upham, Phil Sell. 2008. Watering Raised Beds, Berms, Containers and Houseplants, K-State Research & Extension Publication MF-2805