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Ballard County Farm Donated to Murray State University for Agriculture Research and Education
October 10, 2016
Ballard County Farm Donated to Murray State University for Agriculture Research and Education

In keeping with his ongoing love of agriculture, his land, and a promise he made to his wife, Judge Jimmy Don Robinson generously donated Eagle Rest Plantation to the Murray State University (MSU) Foundation, Inc. The donation will benefit the Hutson School of Agriculture, students, faculty, staff, and regional and state agricultural initiatives.

KFB Candid Conversations: Kentucky is set to lead research efforts with Grain & Forage Center of Excellence
September 20, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Kentucky is set to lead research efforts with Grain & Forage Center of Excellence

KFB Candid Conversations presents a discussion about the University of Kentucky Grain & Forage Center of Excellence.

UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture
July 20, 2016
UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture

Thanks to funding from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, the University of Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence will help advance Kentucky agriculture for decades.

KFB Candid Conversations: Teaching the Next Generation of Ag Educators
July 18, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Teaching the Next Generation of Ag Educators

KFB Candid Conversations presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry. 

GMO Labeling Bill Passes Congress: New law to help fight against misinformation
July 18, 2016
GMO Labeling Bill Passes Congress: New law to help fight against misinformation

Passage of the National Biotech Disclosure Bill did not come without concessions and won’t have everything all sides in the issue had hoped for, but it will have something they can work with.

Pasture to Plate by Ray Bowman
July 18, 2016
Pasture to Plate by Ray Bowman

Increased interest in locally sourced foods has provided a growing market for small farms selling produce directly. 

Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan
June 24, 2016
Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan

According to information from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce.

University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record
May 26, 2016
University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record

This year's University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day set a record for attendance with more than 2,000 students from three states.

 

New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind
May 26, 2016
New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind

 The University of Kentucky 

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently completed work on a facility located at the Coldstream Dairy Research Farm that will help in dairy research efforts.

Kentucky Farm Bureau and Storm Season: The Mayfield Tornado
May 26, 2016
Kentucky Farm Bureau and Storm Season: The Mayfield Tornado

Kentuckians live in a beautiful place but unfortunately it is also in a part of the country prone to severe weather outbreaks, especially in the western portion of the state.