Department News

  • Industrial Hemp
    August 10, 2017

    The University of Kentucky industrial hemp agronomic science group will present their annual field day Sept. 9 in conjunction with the 2017 Hemp Industries Association’s Hemp Conference, which is Sept. 8-11 at the Lexington Convention Center.

  • Agriculture Employment Opportunities
    August 8, 2017

    A recent study by Purdue University and the USDA projects at least 5% job growth between 2015 and 2020 for graduates with a Bachelor’s degree or higher in the fields of food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, and the environment. An average of 57,900 new jobs are expected annually.....

  • July 28, 2017

    Farmers use cover crops to control soil erosion, but they may have additional benefits to the soil and subsequent crops. A group of university researchers, including two scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, are seeking to find and quantify these additional benefits.


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