Ward Upham

Ward Upham
Author | Speaker

 
Ward Upham


Biography

~ Fruit Trees ~


W ard Upton has spent his adult life in horticulture. He graduated from Kansas State in 1976 with a Bachelor’s in Education. Ward earned his Master’s Degree in 1982 from Kansas State. He returned to Kansas State in 1990 as a Research Assistant. Today he is an Instructor at Kansas State and teaches at 10 different sites over the state.

He won the Kansas State Award for Research and Extension Communicator in 2010. “Authors Award of Excellence in 2008 and the Friend of County Agent Award in 2005. He has been the author or co-author of over fifty seven publications. Over the internet Ward publishes a weekly Horticulture Newsletter which is geared towards the homeowner. Also he runs the Horticulture Response Center. True to the center’s reputation 90% of the questions are answered within twenty-four hours. Ward continues to do research with the fruit trees.