Thomas Keene

Agronomy Specialist
Hay Specialist
Horse Pasture Evaluation Program Coordinator
Extension
Research
Staff

tom.keene@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-3144
Fax (859) 323-1952

Agriculture Science Building Noth
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

Specialty

Hay Marketing & Production

Research/Teaching Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Smith, S.R., L. Schwer, and T.C. Keene. 2009. Tall fescue toxicity for horses: Literature review and Kentucky’s successful pasture evaluation program. Forage and Grazinglands. Published online: doi:10.1094/FG-2009-1102-02-RV. Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith Laura Schwer

Keene, T.C., S.R. Smith, and M.D. Montross. 2008. Biomass production on farms in the eastern United States. Proceedings, Joint AFGC/SRM Annual Meeting, Louisville, Ky., Jan. 26-31. American Forage and Grassland Council, Chicago, Ill.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith

Smith, S.R., and T.C. Keene. 2008. Fescue toxicity for horses: Historical overview and a successful pasture evaluation program in Kentucky. Proceedings, Joint AFGC/SRM Annual Meeting, Louisville, Ky., Jan. 26-31. American Forage and Grassland Council, Chicago, Ill.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith

Smith, S.R., T.C. Keene, A. Probst, and M.D. Montross. 2008. Biomass production on farms in the eastern United States. Proceedings, Joint IGC/IRC International Meetings, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China, June 29-July 5. China Grassland Society, Beijing, China.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith

Other Research Publications

Smith, S. R., K. Cotten, R. Allman, K. Watson, and T. Keene. 2012. Grazing and pasture management considerations from around the world. Proceedings of the European Equine Nutrition Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, June 22.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith Krista Lea

 Keene, T.C., S.R. Smith, and L. Schwer. 2009. Switchgrass biomass production on northeastern Kentucky farms. Proceedings, AFGC Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, Mich., June 21-23. American Forage and Grassland Council, Chicago, Ill. Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith Laura Schwer

Schwer, L., S.R. Smith, C. Huo, T.C. Keene, J. Lowry, G. Roberts, and J.I. Morrison. 2009. Fall nitrogen applications for horse pastures. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, Mich., June 21-23. American Forage and Grassland Council, Chicago, Ill. Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Gabriel Roberts Ray Smith Laura Schwer

Smith, S.R., T.C. Keene, L. Schwer, C. Otto, S. DeBolt, and M. Montross. 2009. Relationship between forage quality and biofuel quality in warm-season native grasses. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, Mich., June 21-23. American Forage and Grassland Council, Chicago, Ill. Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith Laura Schwer

Smith, S.R., and T. Keene. 2008. UK Horse Pasture Evaluation Program: A success story. Proceedings, 62nd Southern Pasture and Forage Crop Improvement Conference, Knoxville, Tenn., May 12-14.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith

Keene, T., J.S. Lourie, S.R. Smith, and C. Huo. 2007. Horse pasture evaluation: Collaboration between University of Kentucky and central Kentucky Thoroughbred farms. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting. State College, Pa. American Forage and Grassland Council. Chicago, Ill., June 23-26.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Thomas C. Keene Ray Smith

Areas of Interest

Extension, Forages, Plant and Soil