News Archive: Research
4th annual James B. Beam Institute Bourbon Industry Conference coming in March
Published on Jan. 26, 2023
The three-day conference will address key topics in the spirits industry.
New UK study could help fight food insecurity
Published on Jan. 20, 2023
A University of Kentucky researcher is leading a study that could help combat food insecurity.
Mix of organic and inorganic selenium may increase beef cow fertility
Published on Jan. 5, 2023
Selenium plays a significant role in beef cow fertility.
UK researchers finding ways to make crops more prolific, saving farmers money
Published on Dec. 22, 2022
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment researchers could be onto something big for maximizing crop efficiency and reducing nitrogen applications, saving farmers money.
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.
A year after the tornado, UK Research and Education Center looks back, pushes forward
Published on Dec. 8, 2022
The UKREC is still in recovery mode, but programs and research continue.
Distilleries finding “bourbon shrooms” profitable for spent grains
Published on Nov. 28, 2022
Mushrooms and distilleries have quite a bit in common thanks to students at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
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.
UK agricultural and medical biotechnology student’s education, career path, shaped by Alaskan internship
Published on Nov. 17, 2022
Getting out of the classroom or lab and exploring somewhere new can be a life-changing experience for a science student. Of course, it certainly doesn’t hurt if the location also has spectacular mountains, beautiful glaciers, craggy coastlines and diverse animal life.