News Archive: Awards
Sharon Stone receives 2023 Bill Best Award, recognizing community commitment
Published on Sep. 8, 2023
The Bill Best Award celebrates individuals who go above and beyond to support their communities and promote sustainable food systems.
University of Kentucky student awarded prestigious La Caixa Foundation fellowship
Published on Jul. 13, 2023
The highly competitive fellowship selection process drew 1,042 applicants vying for the honor.
The Provost’s 2023 Outstanding Teaching Awards: Lou Hirsch
Published on Jun. 23, 2023
Lou Hirsch is one of 10 winners to receive the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 Outstanding Teaching Awards.
Three University of Kentucky animal scientists earn national honors
Published on Jun. 15, 2023
The American Society of Animal Scientists bestow awards to exemplary members.
Two CAFE professors receive Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor Awards
Published on May. 31, 2023
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.