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Agriculture Students Participate in Alltech Competition

EKU Agriculture team (l-r): Settimi, Lanham, Mahon, Black, Spencer, Armour, Liu

EKU Agriculture students competed in the Alltech Innovation Competition last Saturday in Lexington, Ky. Team members were sophomore Mackenzie Mahon (Agriculture); juniors Kelly Armour (Agriculture Education) and Maria Lanham (Pre-Veterinary Medicine); and seniors Abigail Black (Horticulture), and Curtis Spencer (Agriculture). Faculty advisors for the team were Dr. Mike McDermott and Ms.

Farm to Dedicate Grandin-Designed Facility

A group of EKU agriculture students in the new beef handling facility

When noted animal behaviorist Temple Grandin visited the Eastern Kentucky University campus in September 2011 to deliver a Chautauqua lecture, it set in motion a dramatic improvement at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.

Meadowbrook Hosts Annual 'Day at the Farm'

AG students demonstrate seedlings

EKU Meadowbrook Farms hosted its annual “Day at the Farm” on March 30, 2017. Approximately 100 students from Wolfe County elementary schools attended; the children were in the third and fourth grades.

Horticulture Students Thrive in National Event

EKU AG student Will Rogers on backhow

Will Rogers the humorist was quite the celebrated funnyman in his era.

But Will Rogers the Eastern Kentucky University student is all business when it comes to his turfgrass management major and landscape competitions.

Day at the Farm event set for March 30

School children pose in tractor wheel

EKU's Meadowbrook Farm along with Wolfe County Extension will host its annual “Day at the Farm” on March 30, 2017. Approximately 140 third and fourth graders will visit the farm for tours and activities led by EKU agriculture students. 

1st Annual Colonel Roundup Beef Show set for March 25th

1st Annual Colonel Roundup Beef Show flyer

EKU's Agricultural Honor Society, Delta Tau Alpha, is hosting its 1st Annual Colonel Roundup Beef Show on Saturday, March 25th. The event, to be held at the Madison County Fairgrounds, will award prizes for top beef in their category.

New Beef Handling Facility to be Dedicated April 21st

Eastern Kentucky University Meadowbrook Farm sign

EKU Farms is pleased to announce that celebration of the completion of its new beef handling facility has a date has been set for Friday, April 21, 2017. The event will be held at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm. 

Grad Endures Hardships to Find Success

Devella Setffen

Life was never easy for Devella Steffen.

She grew up in government housing in Richmond, her family relying on food stamps that often went toward chicken pot pies, a dish she decries to this day.

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2017 TSA Regionals Hosted by AET

TSA competition students

On Friday, February 24, 2017 the Department of Applied Engineering & Technology (AET) hosted the annual Technology Student Association (TSA) Regional competitions for middle- and high-school students. This year, a record breaking number of students registered for various technology oriented competitive events.

Faculty Focus: Dennis Field

Dr. Dennis Field

This series highlights outstanding faculty, up close and personal, from one of the College's program areas. This edition features Dr. Dennis Field, professor and program coordinator of Applied Engineering Management (AEM) at EKU.

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