Dr. Kenny Burdine receives 2015 Farm Public Relations Award

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Dr. Kenny Burdine, an Extension Livestock Economist and Assistant Extension Professor at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 30th annual Farm Public Relations Award. He was...

UK students organize coat and blanket drive to help peers

Getting around on the University of Kentucky campus during the winter months can be a chilly experience, especially without proper cold-weather attire. Students in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment want to make sure their peers are prepared. In January, students in GEN 302 will travel to...

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...

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...

Across Kentucky – September 23, 2015

As the UK Ag Alumni Roundup is set for weekend after next, ag school dean, Dr. Nancy Cox, visits with Feldhaus about college trends and enrollments, and she makes a special point to elaborate on the campuses latest dining facility, “The 90.” She explains it’s an effort to provide healthier eating and...

Kentucky 4-H; a Unique Organization Providing Kentucky Students Unique Opportunities

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With more than a quarter of a million members, there is a one-in-three chance any given Kentucky K-12 student is involved in 4-H through a variety of venues including local clubs, special interest activities, camps or school enrichment programs. The organization has been helping build...

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...

New UK certification program targets wine, brewing, distilling industries

BY LAURA SKILLMAN For several years, University of Kentucky students have been able to take classes related to thewine, beer and distilled spirits industries. Now, those courses will come together into a cohesive undergraduate certification program that will prepare students for careers in this growing...

Nominations urged for leadership program

The Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program is accepting nominations for its 11th class. Housed in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, KALP is an intensive two-year program designed for young farmers and agribusiness individuals. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Kentucky or...

UKAg student helps homeless with haircuts, apparel

Brandon Merriweather has a heart for helping others who are less fortunate. That’s why he reached out to the homeless with a clothing drive and the opportunity to get a fresh haircut and style this past weekend, at the New Life Day Center in Lexington. “What inspired me was my passion for community...

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