BAE and NFMS celebrate 50 years

The Department's involvement in the National Farm Machinery Show has reached an impressive 50-year milestone. Read the CAFE story,, and watch the video, featuring former Chair Blaine Parker and Carl King, about the beginnings of the show 50 years ago and its evolution into the international show it is now.

Graduate Student Recruitment Event held February 6-7

The annual graduate student recruitment event began Thursday when prospective out-of-town students arrived in Lexington. This year, five external and five internal students participated in the event.  

Sustainability bloggers

When asked to become involved in UK's living learning community Greenhouse, Carmen Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E., saw a wonderful opportunity to continue to meld all of these things she loves. While brainstorming ideas for Greenhouse, she read a book called No Impact Man by Colin Beavan. "The book resonated with me in that the author, who recognized that his political and environmental views were not in line with how he was living his life, decided to make a lifestyle change – and in a big way.

Holiday Breakfast December 8

The Social Committee has announced that the Department's Holiday Breakfast will be held December 8 at 9am in the Good Barn. Please sign up in the front office by Thursday, December 4. Volunteers will be needed to help with cooking, set-up, and clean-up. 

The Department will also be sponsoring a door decorating contest. Cast your vote for the best holiday door by December 5; the winner will be announced at the Holiday Breakfast.