UK Cooperative Extension Service using arts, natural sciences to bring renowned writer’s works to life

By Katie Pratt Special to KyForward The Greenup County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is using the arts and natural sciences to bring the works of a world-renowned writer to life for students in his native county. Anne Stephens, the county’s fine arts extension agent, collaborated with Greenup County Farm Bureau, Greenup County School District and Shawnee State...

UK researchers see progress as second year
of industrial hemp project moves along

UK agronomists hope this year provides the first of what will eventually become publishable research data. (Photo by Matt Barton/UK Ag)   By Katie Pratt Special to KyForward   Industrial hemp research at the University of Kentucky is moving along in its second year. That was the message from researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment during its...

UK’s Living Learning Program turns 25 next term with sustainable Greenhouse residence

By Carl Nathe Special to KyForward   Encouraging sustainability practices and awareness of environmental issues is at the heart of a new Living Learning Program, although the LLP is itself 25 years old. The new offering will make its debut this fall at the University of Kentucky.   Greenhouse is a partnership between the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the College of Arts...