Mick Peterson joins BAE faculty, named UK Ag Equine Programs director

Mich Peterson joins BAE faculty, Equine ProgramsThe Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Mick Peterson, who is joining the department as a professor in the area of animal biomechanicals. Dr. Peterson has been named UK Ag Equine Programs director and will spend the majority of his time in Ag North.

Undergraduate Coleman Stivers participates in national farm conference

BAE undergraduate Coleman Stivers was one of two UK students nominated to participate in a Farm Foundation Round Table in California. Stivers, a junior specializing in Controlled Environment, was nominated by CAFE Dean Nancy Cox to participate in the three-day conference in Irvine.

Watershed academy to be held May 9-11

Dr. Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E. and Dr. Gumbert will be offering three-day workshop focused on watershed science. The Hindman-Troublesome Creek Watershed Academy will be held May 9-11, 2017 at the Hindman Settlement School. The intended audience includes Extension agents, local government officials, watershed professionals, and others interested in watershed management. More details:

Carrico represents college student body at luncheon

12-13-16 At the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday, November 19, BAE senior Payton Carrico was invited to represent the college student body; he discussed the student perspective during the scholarship luncheon. The annual event was held at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington. Payton is shown below with his guests and Sam McNeill, Ph.D., P.E., who also attended the luncheon.

Carrico, guests, McNeill