Areas of research include Agriculture, Aquaculture, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Food and Animal Science, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
KYSU Extension is committed to solving problems of those who have limited social and economic resources and to improving the quality of life and vitality of Kentucky communities.
The College of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment offers two undergraduate degree programs, two graduate degree programs, and multiple certificate programs.
Need to Know
The 2020 Bluegrass Beekeepers School
Date: March 7th, 2020
Time: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Location: Kentucky State University
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40422
Classes will be offered for first year beekeepers and second year beekeepers as well as classes on queen rearing, candle making, honey labeling, treating for Varroa mites and much more.
To register online click here: http://ow.ly/bKBH50xX5Cf
For more information see the event page here: http://ow.ly/dL0M50xX5N5
4-H Annual Events:
Program Dates: June 7 – 20, 2020
Deadline: March 20, 2019
Summer Transportation Institute
Program Dates: July 19 – August, 2020
Application Deadline: March 20, 2020
Have you started planning for your spring garden?
Click HERE to review all the extension publications (fact sheets). Click on the following to access some of the newer fact sheets: Growing Herbs in Containers, Harvesting and Using Herbs, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Summer Squash, and Carrots.
Small-Scale Farm Grant Program accepting applications.
Applications are now being taken for the 2020/2021 Farmer Education Program and the 2020/2021 Small-Scale Farm Grant. Click HERE for more information.
Livestock Nutrition Lab @KYSU
2019 Research Publications
As Year 2020 commences, the livestock nutrition lab would like to highlight our research papers from 2019.
Our lab is currently studying how nutritional interventions impact the gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome of ruminant to improve efficiency of ruminant production systems.
Special thanks to our funders (USDA/NIFA, Alltech Inc. and Land O’ Lakes) and collaborators (University of Kentucky and University of Florida).
Pawpaw Research and Extension Program
Third Thursday Thing
Environmental Education Research Center
Rosenwald Center for 4-H Youth Development
Small-Scale Farm Grant Program