Higgins wins conservation award, featured in Cow Country News

It's been a good summer for Steve Higgins, Ph.D.

In July, he and colleague Amanda Gumbert, Ph.D., received the Conservation Person of the Year Award from the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, which honors their work to help farmers reduce impact on water and other natural resources, and to implement best management practices. 

Sama, Stombaugh receive 2015 ASABE Superior Paper Award

Sama receives ASABE awardMichael Sama, Ph.D., P.E., and Timothy Stombaugh, Ph.D., P.E., received a Superior Paper Award for “Performance Evaluation of a Tracking Total Station as a Position Reference for Dynamic GNSS Accuracy Testing.” The paper appeared in APPLIED ENGIINEERING IN AGRICULTURE Vol. 30, No. 4.

Women in Engineering Summer Workshop Series

The University of Kentucky’s Women in Engineering Summer Workshop Series is for high school women (rising sophomore, juniors and seniors) who are considering engineering as a possible major and career. A summer activity, participants in the competitive workshops explore the world of engineering with UK faculty members and students through hands-on experiments in a collegiate environment. The goal of the WIE Summer Workshop Series is to provide young women with knowledge and support for their decision to pursue engineering as a course of study in college.

BAE hosts two outreach meetings for new Technical Systems Management program

The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) hosted two outreach meetings to increase awareness among industry and educators in Kentucky and beyond about Technical Systems Management (TSM), a new program offered as an individualized degree in agriculture in the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. These two events were made possible by a Kentucky NSF EPSCoR Education, Outreach and Communication Award.