Andrew Kness


Andrew A. Kness
Agent
Expertise: Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Vegetable Production, General Agriculture
Office Location: Harford County Extension Office, 2335 Rock Spring Rd, Forest Hill, MD 21050
Title
Organizational Unit
 
Agricultural Science Agent
Andrew A. Kness
akness@umd.edu
Harford County Extension Office
P.O. Box 663
2335 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, Maryland 21050
Phone (main): 410 638-3255
Fax: 410 638-3053
Agricultural Science Agent
Andrew A. Kness
akness@umd.edu
Baltimore County Extension Office
PO Box 663
2334 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, Maryland 21050
Phone (main): 410 887-8090
Fax: 410 785-5950
Agricultural Science Agent
Andrew A. Kness
akness@umd.edu
Carroll County Extension Office
PO Box 663
2335 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, Maryland 21050
Phone (main): 410 386-2760
Phone (alt): 888 326-9645
Fax: 410 876-0132

Andy joined University of Maryland Extension (UME) in 2016 and is the agriculture extension educator for Harford County, with additional responsibilities in Baltimore and Carroll County. Andy is a native of Harford County and has a broad agricultural background in agronomy, plant science, plant pathology, horticulture, vegetable production, and entomology. Prior to joining UME, Andy worked as a research associate with University of Delaware Cooperative Extension working with plant disease issues in agronomic and vegetable crops, as well as insect integrated pest management (IPM) in nurseries. Andy received his M. Sc. in plant pathology from the University of Delaware (UD) in 2015, and his B. S. in plant science and environmental soil science from UD in 2012. Andy's program in UME focuses on making commercial growers more productive, profitable, and sustainable through agriculture education.