Dr. John Grove

Dr. John Grove

Portrait of John Grove

Dr. John Grove


P.O. Box 469 348 University Drive Princeton, KY 42445

Last Revised: Nov 9th, 2023

Professional Biography

Areas of Interest

Soil science, especially soil fertility, soil management and plant nutrition in plant production systems.

Honors and Awards

University of Kentucky Alumni Association 2013 Great Teacher Award


Matocha, C.J., J.H. Grove A.D. Karathanasis and M. Vandiviere. 2016. Changes in soil mineralogy due to nitrogen fertilization in an agroecosystem. Geoderma 263:176-184.

Zou, C., R.C. Pearce, J.H. Grove and M.S. Coyne. 2015. Burley tobacco production conservation practices increase large soil aggregates and associated carbon and nitrogen stocks. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 79:1760-1770.

Pena-Yewtukhiw, E.P., J.H. Grove and G.J. Schwab. 2015. Fertilizer nitrogen rate prescription, interpretational algorithms, and individual sensor performance in an array. Agronomy Journal 107:1691-1700.

Grove, J.H., and E.M. Pena-Yewtukhiw. 2015. Soil management determines sampling density/spatial dependence of dynamic soil properties. p. 217-223. In J.V. Stafford (ed.) Precision Agriculture ‘15 – Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Precision Agriculture. Tel Aviv, Israel. 12-16 July. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-8686-267-2.


Ph.D., Agronomy, University of Georgia, 1980
M.S., Soil Chemistry, Michigan State University, 1977
B.S., Physical Sciences/Chemistry, Michigan State University, 1975

Course Instruction

NRE/PLS 470G: Soil Nutrient Management (3)
PLS 712: Advanced Soil Fertility (3)

Contact Information

Dr. Carrie Knott
UKREC Director

348 University Drive Princeton, KY 42445

(270) 365-7541