Ben Yates

Professional Profile

Ben Yates is a research technician in the Horticulture Department.  Working under the direction of Dr. Rachel Rudolph, he is responsible for the implementation of research trials at the UK's Horticultural Research Farm.  Previously a staff member at Elmwood Stock Farm and the university's CSA program, Ben relies on his experience in diversified vegetable production methods to prepare and maintain test plots, collect data, and demonstrate innovative agricultural practices to visiting farmers and students.