News Archive: Economics
Kentucky SBDC and SKED awarded grant to boost childcare services in the state
Published on Feb. 14, 2024
A grant for the Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC), in partnership with the Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED), will help advance childcare resources for moderate-income households and women entrepreneurs' families in Kentucky.
UK unveils enhanced agricultural economics Master's program, focusing on real-world problem-solving through extension
Published on Jan. 25, 2024
A new UK Master's program will help agriculture economics students obtain out-of-the-classroom experience by integrating extension in the curriculum.
Kentucky agriculture navigating 2024 economic headwinds and opportunities
Published on Nov. 30, 2023
Following two years of growth, Kentucky's agricultural economy will likely begin to see a slight downturn.
At Mother Nature’s mercy, dry conditions impacting Kentucky farmers
Published on Sep. 22, 2023
Most of Kentucky is officially "abnormally dry." U.S. Drought Monitor
James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits opens distillery and maturation facility on University of Kentucky campus
Published on Aug. 7, 2023
Kentucky grain farms unraveling the 2022 financial landscape
Published on Jul. 26, 2023
The agricultural industry is no stranger to farm income fluctuations.
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Published on May. 25, 2023
Gatton’s impact on the University of Kentucky exceeds $180 million. He is the university’s single largest donor.
UK, USDA break ground on new forage research building
Published on May. 23, 2023
The new facility housing the Forage-Animal Production Research Unit is targeted for completion in 2026
USDA Innovation Grant bale grazing study yielding positive results in Kentucky
Published on May. 19, 2023
"Bale grazing is a winter-feeding method where we set bales out directly on pasture and feed in a planned, controlled manner." Greg Halich
Charitable gift honors late ag econ professor, promotes international agriculture awareness
Published on Feb. 23, 2023
Gift will boost agricultural economics education and equine safety, welfare.