News Archive: Extension
2023 Mid-South Stocker Conference is Feb. 21-22 in Bowling Green
Published on Jan. 25, 2023
The Mid-South Stocker Conference helps operators explore ideas for efficient and healthy cattle production.
16th annual Pastures Please!! Workshop set for Feb. 6 in Lexington
Published on Jan. 12, 2023
The workshop will focus on pasture management following a drought year.
UK extension office helps bring Christmas to Eastern Kentucky children
Published on Dec. 21, 2022
The Knott County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service recently worked with UK student-athletes who conducted the Cats Holiday Toy Drive, giving some Christmas cheer to the area’s children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.