News Archive: Awards
Two CAFE professors receive Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor Awards
Students nominated their professors for the awards.
Kentucky volunteer inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame
Published on May. 18, 2023
The National 4-H Council announced that long-time volunteer and Kentucky native, Linda Branstetter, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
UK student earns prestigious agricultural ambassadorship
Published on Mar. 14, 2023
A University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment student was named an Agriculture Future of America ambassador.
Kentucky Saves Piggy Bank contest promotes financial literacy
Published on Mar. 2, 2023
A UK Extension contest encouraged all Kentucky school-aged children to compete and design their own piggy bank.
Kentucky Farmer wins National Forage Spokesperson Award
Published on Jan. 18, 2023
Bracken County farmer Bart Hamilton recently won the National Forage Spokesperson Contest at the American Forage and Grassland Council's Annual Meeting in Winton-Salem, North Carolina.
Bruce and Jeremy Benson receive UK Wheat Service Award
Published on Jan. 10, 2023
Webster County grain farmers Bruce and Jeremy Benson have been named the 2023 University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group’s Service Award recipients.
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.
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.
Prestigious NSF award advances UK researcher’s low-cost water treatment work
Published on Oct. 27, 2022
Along the rivers that snake across the Commonwealth, you’ll find a University of Kentucky researcher taking samples to study the health of the water flowing through the state.
UK fellowship students help engage communities local and abroad
Published on Oct. 26, 2022
University of Kentucky students and staff are putting the word “engagement” into action through the Building Prosperity for Rural Communities summer fellowship.