Construction Update Sept. 21, 2018

Roy Burris retires - September 5, 2018!

After 37 years in Extension here at the UKREC, Dr. Roy Burris has decided it's time to hang up his hat and retire.  He will be greatly missed by not only those here at the Research Center but by many who have worked with him all over the state in the past 37 years.  Happy Retirement Roy!

Construction Update 8-24-18

Construction update as of August 3, 2018.

Construction update July 2018

Construction Update as of June 2018

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Just a few pictures to update everyone on construction progress of the UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence.

UK Grain & Forage Center Groundbreaking

UK Grain & Forage Center Groundbreaking

Events are scheduled at the Research crop and animal farms, Field Days, and special conferences in the center. 

History

The Agricultural Experiment Station was established in 1885 as the research arm of the College of Agriculture of the University of Kentucky, Kentucky's Land Grant Institution. (Continue reading).

CONSTRUCTION ZONE

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT DURING THE GRAIN AND FORAGE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE CONSTRUCTION, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE OBSERVED WHEN VISITING THE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER.  ACCESS POINTS TO THE UKREC MAY BE CHANGED ON SHORT NOTICE.

Welcome

The vision of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center is to be recognized at the local, state and national level for excellence in agricultural research, education, leadership and service to the Commonwealth.


The University of Kentucky Research and Education Center is fundamentally interdisciplinary, applying the biological and social sciences to challenges in agricultural, food and environmental systems. Our scholarship encompasses human and natural resources and their interaction.

UKREC holds a unique position as part of the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station and the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and remains dedicated to sustaining the heritage of impact and achievement by these great institutions and the rapidly changing issues and challenges associated with them.

As part of the University of Kentucky we:

  • Facilitate life-long learning, informed by scholarship and research.
  • Expand knowledge through creative research and discovery.
  • Serve Kentucky communities by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge.

 

Pesticide Training and Testing Information (click link below)

Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Division of Environmental Services

http://www.kyagr.com/consumer/envsvs/testing/index.htm

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