University of Vermont

College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Sidney C. Bosworth, Ph.D.


Sidney C. Bosworth Extension Professor

  • Ph.D. Crop Science, Forage Physiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 1984
  • M.S. Agronomy & Forage Management, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 1978
  • B.S. Animal and Dairy Science, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 1976
  • C.V.
Areas of Expertise

Agronomy, Forages, Pasture Management

My primary responsibility is to serve as a state extension specialist in agronomy. Primary areas of focus include field and forage crop management and utilization, forage quality, pasture and grazing management, and pest/weed management. I also conduct educational programs in environmental turf management.

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-0478
Office Hours: 208 Jeffords by appointment
Website: Vermont Crops and Soils

I teach the following courses:

Recent Publications:

Parsons, David, Keenan C. McRoberts, Jerome H. Cherney*, Debbie J.R. Cherney, Sidney C. Bosworth, and Felix R. Jimenez-Serrano. 2011. Preharvest neutral detergent fiber concentration of temperate perennial grasses as influenced by stubble height. Crop Science 2012 52: 2: 923-931.

Bosworth, S.C. 2011. Biomass Management of reed canarygrass utilized for thermal energy. Annual Meetings of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Abstracts (2011 Madison, WI).

Zirkle, Jon, Sid Bosworth, Heather Darby. 2011. Organic wheat with clover: impacts on fusarium spp. inoculum dispersal, deoxynivalenol concentration, crude protein, grain yield, and weed biomass. Annual Meetings of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Abstracts (2011 Madison, WI).