Sid Bosworth

Dr. Bosworth retired in spring 2020 and is no longer accepting graduate students. If you are interested in agronomy studies, please contact our graduate coordinator Dr. Josef Gorres by email to

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


Bosworth, Sid.  2016.  Final Report - Enhancing Honey Production with Clover - Innovative Methods to Utilize White and Alsike Clover in Vermont Hay Fields. NESARE 

Bosworth, Sid and Tim Kelly.  2015.  Evaluation of Warm Season Grass Species and Cultivars for Biomass Potential in Vermont 2009 to 2013 - Revised.  In The Vermont Crops and Soils Home Page

Bosworth, Sid and Ann Hazelrigg. 2014.  Weed seedbank summary of Vermont organic farms.  In The Vermont Crops and Soils Home Page, Plant and Soil Science Dept., University of Vermont

Extenstion Professor Sidney C. Bosworth

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Agronomy, Forages, Pasture Management


  • 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


Courses Taught

Weed Ecology and Management PSS 112
Forage and Pasture Management PSS 143
Turfgrass Management PSS 145