Areas of research include Agriculture, Aquaculture, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Food and Animal Science, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
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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.
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The College of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment offers two undergraduate degree programs, two graduate degree programs, and multiple certificate programs.
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Timely Information

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We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 1890 Scholarships Program until June 15th, 2020!

This program is designed for incoming freshman or new transfer students coming to Kentucky State University who plan to pursue baccalaureate degrees in the food and agricultural sciences and related fields that would lead to a highly skilled food and agricultural systems workforce.

Learn more here:

NOTE: This Scholarships Program is not available to current students at Kentucky State University

All reference correspondence from High School Counselors and Teachers or from College Departmental Deans and Faculty need to be sent to:

Amy McGee (

Kentucky State University
College of Agriculture, Communities and the Environment
400 East Main St
Cooperative Extension Building
Frankfort, KY 40601.
We encourage all letters of recommendation to be emailed to speed up processing of applications.

To start the application process click the link below.

Apply here:

Geospatial_Technology_Virtual_Workshop FlyerGeospatial Technology Virtual Workshop
Date:  Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Time: 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
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Join us to learn the basics of working with remotely sensed data using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Buddhi Gyawali,
Dr. Demetrio Zourarakis,

Probiotic Survey:

Kentucky State University’s Human Nutrition and Food Safety group is currently conducting a survey to gather your perspective on probiotic supplements. Please take a minute to complete their survey:
*Note: You will be asked questions about what you know about probiotics and your responses will only be used for research purposes.

2020 Census

Fill out the 2020 Census so our state, city, and neighborhoods are counted. The census’ results provide funding for education, infrastructure, employment & training, etc.

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Program Contact:
Kirk W. Pomper, PhD
Director of Land Grant Programs
Co-op Extension Building
Room 217
Phone: 502-597-5905

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