A tree-lined neighborhood street.

UK offering free urban tree workshops for neighborhoods

A thriving tree canopy can be a real asset to a neighborhood, but maintaining that lush resource might seem daunting at times. PHOTO: Thinkstock.com

Shiv Kaplia captures a Martial Eagle's majestic portrait

Tracking the Elusive Martial Eagle

Because martials occur at very low density, much remains unknown about them. CAFE grad. student Stratton Hatfield is determined to change that. Photo: Shiv Kaplia.

Sam McNeill presents to a group

A Global Battle Against Hunger

Hunger is the enemy. CAFE faculty and students are battling around the globe. Photo credit: Sam McNeill.

David Weisenhorn meets with students

In Service

A national tragedy shaped David Weisenhorn’s life. His doctoral research focuses on helping veterans in crisis.

Jacqueline Smith at her workstation

Mapping Disease

The VDL's Jacqueline Smith is creating digital maps of disease outbreaks to benefit producers.

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Our Land-Grant Values

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.


Enhancing access to educational opportunities for all.


Collaborating with diverse institutions, communities, and people to improve lives.