UK study finds $2 in farm income generated for every dollar invested by Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund

Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund investments from 2007 through 2014 have positively and significantly impacted agriculture and agribusiness in Kentucky according to a report released Nov. 20. Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment estimated $2.03 in...

Kentucky’s Best Wines are Recognized at Kentucky Commonwealth Wine Gala

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Wineries from Burkesville, Frankfort, and Paducah received Commissioner’s Cup honors at the Celebration of Kentucky Wines gala Saturday at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville honoring the top wines in the third annual Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition. Up the Creek Winery...

Kentucky FFA Members Excel at National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 88th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 28- 31 in Louisville.  An all-time record of 65,173 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States. Ruth Ann Myers...

Sonny’s BBQ to Serve Kentucky Proud Foods Oct. 22

RICHMOND, Ky. – Sonny’s BBQ in Richmond will serve locally sourced meats on Thursday, Oct. 22, in partnership with Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm and The Chop Shop of Wolfe County. All pork and ribs Sonny’s serves on Oct 22 will be sourced from Meadowbrook Farm, a 720-acre farm in...

Three added to HES Hall of Fame

Three women with long, distinguished careers in education are the newest members of the University of Kentucky School of Human Environmental Sciences Hall of Fame. The school is part of the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, and each year it honors those who have positively impacted their...

Producers have mixed emotions about corn and soybean harvest

It looks like the Kentucky corn harvest may produce record, or very close to state record yields, according to Chad Lee, grain crops specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. “We should be close to 170 bushels per acre for the statewide average,” Lee said....

Kentucky farmers battling crop loss during peak season for deer activity

Louisville, KY (September 30, 2015) – As Kentucky’s deer population enters its annual three-month peak of activity in October, November and December, motorists and farmers across the state are simultaneously on the lookout for these animals. Drivers must use extra caution when headed through wooded areas...

Horohov named chair of UK veterinary science, director of Gluck Equine Research Center

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment has named David Horohov chair of the Department of Veterinary Science and director of the Gluck Equine Research Center. His appointment will begin Sept. 23. “We are extremely happy that David has joined the administrative team on a...

Bennie and Cheryllee Sargent named 2015 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

There are friends, and then there are longtime friends – the kind who were friends well before a program ever existed. Bennie and Cheryllee Sargent, who were collectively recognized as the 2015 Friend of the University of Kentucky’s Ag Equine Programs during its Equine Science and Management program...

UKAg diversity director recognized as a Game Changer

By Aimee Nielson LEXINGTON, Ky., (Aug. 17, 2015) – University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment assistant dean and director of the Office of Diversity, Quentin Tyler, was recently named a Game Changer by Workforce Magazine. The human resources publication annually gives the Game...

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