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Lee Butler

Extension Coordinator

Kerns Lab

Varsity Research Building – Module 3 – RM 1122


Lee manages the Turf Diagnostics Lab while remaining active in the turf pathology field research and extension program in Dr. Jim Kerns’ lab. This allows him to work with turfgrass managers to develop effective disease management plans based on his knowledge of current disease activity and observations made in fungicide efficacy trials.


BS, Agronomy – Turfgrass Management, NC State University (1998)
MS, Plant Pathology, NC State University (2004)