Department News

  • July 27, 2017

    In continuing its long-standing support of the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Research and Education Center at Princeton, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation’s (KFBF) Board of Directors voted, during its last meeting, to donate a total of $1 million to initiatives at the facility’s new Grain and Forage Center of Excellence.

  • Ole Wendroth
    July 25, 2017

    The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved 16 University Research Professorships for the 2017-18 year.

    The purpose of the University Research Professorship program is to recognize and publicize research accomplishments of scholars across the full range of disciplines at UK. The award amount is $10,000 for one year, to be used to further the research, scholarship and creative endeavors of the awardee.  

  • Travis Legleiter
    July 20, 2017

    Travis Legleiter is a new Assistant Extension Professor of Weed Science in the Plant and Soil Sciences department at the University of Kentucky. His research and Extension program are based out of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, KY. Travis’ program at the University of Kentucky focuses on the management of weeds in corn, soybean, and wheat in Kentucky. Travis obtained his PhD from Purdue University under the direction of Dr. Bill Johnson.