Kelly Patches

  • Extension Educator, Agronomy
Kelly Patches
181 Franklin Farm Lane
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Work Phone: 717-263-9226

Areas of Expertise

  • Agronomy
  • Weed Science
  • Soil Fertility
  • Nutrient Management


  1. B.S. in Environmental Soil Science, Penn State University, 2010
  2. M.S. in Agronomy, Penn State University, 2014

Kelly grew up on a dairy farm in Lebanon County. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Soil Science and a Master's degree in Agronomy from Penn State. Her Master's degree research focused on the control of pokeweed in corn and soybeans.

Kelly is based in Franklin County. Her focus is on agronomic crops, soil fertility and nutrient management, weed management, and pesticide education.