processing sorghum

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Department News

  • October 8, 2020
    An idea that started with the curiosity of an enterprising south-central Kentucky farmer is showing promise as another crop for Kentucky small grain producers, as well as a reliable source of Kentucky-grown cereal rye for bourbon distillers, bakers and millers.
  • September 28, 2020
    A new award fund aimed towards graduate students achieving excellence in agronomy was recently granted to the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. The Johnston-Carringer Agronomy Graduate Student Award, founded by Rick and Sandra Carringer, will be launched Spring 2021.
  • September 1, 2020
    The first ever Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) Research Pitch Challenge will provide Postdocs the chance to showcase a 1-minute research elevator pitch in a way that leaves viewers hungry for more! Are you up to the challenge?! Come and seize the opportunity to highlight innovative research projects, improve communication skills, and foster collaboration.

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