Instructor shows high school students the human-side of science.

The Face of Science

Instructor shows high school students the human-side of science.

Farmers sense a change in agriculture.

"Sensing" the Change in Agriculture

Precision agriculture means farmers are no longer ruled by the sun.

Carrie Knott talks to farmers in class about how to assess wheat freeze damage

UK training helps farmers assess wheat freeze damage

Quick action by UK’s Wheat Science Group helped farmers know the signs of freeze damage to look for before it started showing in the field.

The demand for white oak rises in as the bourbon industry grows.


Bourbon is a wood product. As the bourbon industry grows, so does the demand for white oak.

Hog farm remains to support a growing enterprise in horticulture.

From Hogs to Horticulture

The hog farm may be gone, but its infrastructure remains to support a growing enterprise.

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The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment was founded as, and remains a land-grant institution, committed to improving the quality of life for Kentuckians. Our research, teaching, and extension programs are part of a national system that maintains a statewide presence and links local, state, and global issues. Agriculture, food, and environmental systems are key components of Kentucky's economic future, and the college is playing a prominent role in those areas with its programs.


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