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Kentucky ag economists predict record-high 2022 cash receipts
Published on Dec. 1, 2022
Economists predicted the Kentucky's 2022 agricultural receipts will approach a record-high $8 billion.
Distilleries finding “bourbon shrooms” profitable for spent grains
Published on Nov. 28, 2022
Mushrooms and distilleries have quite a bit in common thanks to students at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
Backgrounding course for feeder cattle producers is Dec. 15-16
Published on Nov. 22, 2022
The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will offer a two-day program aimed at background producers who want to gain knowledge through classroom and hands-on learning experiences.
From rags to bags: Upcycling research tackles textile and food waste
Published on Nov. 18, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service estimated 31% or 133 billion pounds of the nation’s available food supply went uneaten in 2010. The Environmental Protection Agency found that another 11 million tons of textiles head to landfills each year.
UK agricultural and medical biotechnology student’s education, career path, shaped by Alaskan internship
Published on Nov. 17, 2022
Getting out of the classroom or lab and exploring somewhere new can be a life-changing experience for a science student. Of course, it certainly doesn’t hurt if the location also has spectacular mountains, beautiful glaciers, craggy coastlines and diverse animal life.
UK Equine Research Hall of Fame inducts four new members
Published on Nov. 15, 2022
Lisa Fortier, Katrin Hinrichs, Jennifer Anne Mumford and Stephen M. Reed are the newest members of an elite group within the University of Kentucky’s Agriculture, Food and Environment.
CEDIK executive director wins 2022 Excellence in Extension award
Published on Nov. 10, 2022
Alison Davis, extension professor in the UK Department of Agricultural Economics and executive director of the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky, received the 2022 Excellence in Extension for an Individual award.
First-generation students share their UK CAFE experience
Published on Nov. 9, 2022
In celebration of National First-Generation Student Week Nov. 7-11, four UK CAFE first-generation students shared their trailblazing journey to becoming the first in their family to earn a four-year degree.
Conference will help cut down on Kentucky’s invasive plant species
Published on Oct. 31, 2022
Invasive plants have a significant negative impact on Kentucky. They destroy native habitats and drive up business costs by interfering with the logging, fishing and tourism industries.
Giving back by giving UK CAFE students travel opportunities
Published on Oct. 28, 2022
When Carol Hanley was 10 years old, she never imagined that she would eventually travel to more than 30 countries and hold two doctoral degrees, let alone be able to share the gift of educational travel with students for years to come.