Ward Upham

Ward Upham

Extension Associate
Hotricultural Rapid Response Center

3027 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: 785-532-1438

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Horticultural Newsletter


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. The Legacy Rapid Response Center can be reached at https://hnr.k-state.edu/about/people/faculty/upham-ward/rcc.html .


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