Stephen Higgins, Ph.D

Director of Environmental Compliance, Agricultural Experiment Station
Phone (859) 257-3000 x120
Fax (859) 257-5671

120 C.E. Barnhart Building
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

Refereed Publications

 Fulton, J.P., S.A. Shearer, S.F. Higgins, and T.P. McDonald. 2012. A method to generate and use as-applied surfaces to evaluate variable-rate fertilizer applications. Precision  Agriculture, Published online 25 September 2012. doi: 10.1007/s11119-012-9286-1.

 Luck, J.D., S.K. Pitla, S.A. Shearer, T.G. Mueller, C.R. Dillon, J.P. Fulton, and S.F. Higgins. 2010. Potential for Pesticide and Nutrient Savings via Map-based Automatic Boom Section Control of Spray Nozzles. Computers & Electronics in Agriculture, 70(1): 19-26.

 Sistani, K.R., J.G. Warren, N. Lovanh, S. Higgins, and S. Shearer. 2010. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Swine Effluent Applied to Soil by Different Methods. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 74(2): 429-435.

 Luck, J.D., S.R. Workman, S.F. Higgins, and M.S. Coyne. 2009. Consequences of Manure Filtration through Pervious Concrete during Simulated Rainfall Events. Biosystems Engineering, 102(4): 417-423.


2004 Ph.D. Soil Science, University of Kentucky
Emphasis: Nutrient Management of Animal Wastes
1995 M.S. Agricultural Education, University of Kentucky.
1992-93 Major: Engineering Technology, Lexington Community College
1991 Associate Degree, Lexington Community College.
1987 B.S. Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky.

Areas of Interest

economics, Plant and Soil