Department News

  • cover crops
    February 12, 2020
    University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment researchers Erin Haramoto and Hanna Poffenbarger are part of an international group of scientists working to enhance the effectiveness of cover crop-based conservation tillage systems to create more sustainable agriculture production.
  • February 12, 2020
    Tom Keene was presented with the Distinguished Grassland Award at the 2020 meeting of the American Forage and Grassland Council in Greenville, SC for his service to AFGC and to the advancement of forages in America - especially in the area of hay quality and marketing. Tom was nominated by Dr. Ray Smith, his former supervisor in the Plant and Soil Sciences Department.
  • Ole Wendroth
    January 21, 2020
    University of Kentucky’s Ole Wendroth recently became president of the Soil Science Society of America. The society is an international scientific organization with more than 6,000 members and 1,000 certified professionals focused on advancing soil science. It provides research-based information about the roles soils play in crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, climate change, soil health and wise land use.

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    8:30am to 4:00pm
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