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Faculty, students in UK College of Ag’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences earn national awards

By Aimee Nielson University of Kentucky Several faculty members and students in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences recently brought home national awards. “We are very proud of the animal and food sciences faculty and students we have at UK,” said Richard Coffey, department chair. “They continue to excel in research,...

UK College of Agriculture honors farm leader, faculty researcher with Thomas Poe Cooper Award

Each year, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment honors one outstanding farm leader and one faculty researcher through its Thomas Poe Cooper awards. The awards were endowed by Cooper, who was dean of the college from 1917 to 1951. Warren Beeler, of Caneyville, is the recipient of the 2018 Thomas Poe Cooper Distinguished Farm Leadership. The award is presented to a...