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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Faculty and Staff - Martin Stone

Dr. Martin Stone, Ph.D

Dr. Martin Stone, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Horticulture

Office:  EST 239
Phone:  270-745-5963


  • HORT 407/408: Plant Propagation & Lab
  • HORT 301/302: Intro to Landscape Plants & Lab
  • AGRI 598: Graduate Seminar
  • AGRO 110: Plant Science


His research interests include current ongoing research in the Costa Rican cloudforest on a nitrogen fixation in a locally native plant and also research grafting tomatoes in the same region.  His graduate students are researching the presence of genetically modified plants in organic foods products, the influence of feeding stocks on bee health and honey production, and investigating statewide farmers markets for food safety.


Martin Stone is the Director of the Baker Arboretum and teaches courses in Local Foods and  Landscape Horticulture.  He is a community organizer for local foods having co-founded the Community Farmers Market and also sells his family farm’s products.  He is contributing editor to the magazine, Kentucky Gardener.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14