News Archive: Community Development
Conservation takes center stage in UK spring workshops
Published on Mar. 27, 2023
Farmers and landowners can use conservation practices to manage their land to reduce nutrient waterway pollution.
Partnership will increase funding awareness and support access for Kentucky brownfields
Sarah Frank Bowker
Published on Feb. 14, 2023
Brownfields are abandoned or underused properties where contamination may hinder redevelopment, expansion or reuse.
UK launches Food as Health Alliance to boost health and wellbeing
Published on Feb. 9, 2023
The University of Kentucky has just launched a new program bringing together clinical and community research that addresses food insecurity and diet-related chronic diseases.
Food Connection helps host KY Proud CSA Week
Published on Jan. 31, 2023
The Food Connection at the University of Kentucky will help host KY Proud CSA Week Feb. 20-24.
Forest Health Conference registration now open
Published on Jan. 30, 2023
Registration is now open for the Feb. 8 Forest Health Conference.
UK interns helping students and communities through school gardens
Published on Jan. 25, 2023
University of Kentucky Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition interns are completing their first year of working with schools’ farm-to-school programs and are finding the tasks fulfilling.
Kentucky Maple Day showcases the state's growing syrup industry
Published on Jan. 9, 2023
Kentucky maple syrup producers will open their facilities to the public Feb. 4 for the fourth annual Kentucky Maple Day.
C. Oran Little had immeasurable impact on agriculture
Published on Dec. 19, 2022
C. Oran Little provided invaluable services to Kentucky and received substantial national and international recognition.
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.
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.