Sarah Lancaster, PhD

Sarah Lancaster, PhD

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist

2017B Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin St
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: 785-532-7240

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I began as an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in the Kansas State University Agronomy Department in November 2019. I was raised on an integrated crop and livestock farm in east central Missouri and hold degrees from the University of Missouri, North Carolina State University, and Texas A&M University.


  • Ph.D. Texas A&M University, 2008
  • M.S. North Carolina State University, 2004
  • B.S. University of Missouri, 2002


My team conducts applied research that leads to weed management recommendations in agronomic crops. We focus on managing herbicide-resistant weeds, which are a major threat to sustainable crop production. Current projects are investigating cover crops and other non-chemical control methods and optimizing residual herbicide effectiveness.