News Archive: Livestock
Scott Radcliffe to chair UK Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Radcliffe most recently served as the chair of Purdue University's Department of Animal Sciences.
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
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
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
As nationwide avian flu cases sharply decline, UK poultry specialists urge continued biosecurity awareness
Published on May. 11, 2023
“This is not the time to relax biosecurity measures on the farm,” said Tony Pescatore, poultry specialist and chair of the UK Department of Animal and Food Sciences.
Western Kentucky Summer Forage Tour features Nurtured Lands Farm
Published on May. 9, 2023
Justin and Kate will discuss decisions, partners and mentors that led to their success
University of Kentucky Meat Cutting School offering Processed Meats Workshop
Published on Apr. 19, 2023
The meat snacks category is one of the fastest-growing segments of the snack food industry.
UK spring fencing schools coming in April
Published on Mar. 16, 2023
Schools are April 11 and April 13
Kentucky beef cow inventory lowest since 1967; hay supplies tight
Published on Feb. 17, 2023
Kentucky beef cow numbers are the lowest they've been since 1967.
UK leads program to train veterinarians in backyard chicken flock care
Published on Feb. 3, 2023
The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment created an online training program aimed at educating general-practice veterinarians on small and backyard poultry flock challenges.