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AG selects Greg Harris as 2014 distinguished alum

Greg Harris

EKU's Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Mr. Greg Haris has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2014.

Mr. Harris was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Department of Agriculture College to Careers senior seminar.

AG Seniors attend spring 2014 College to Careers Conference

Lori Wilson from Cobb-Vantress

Friday, April 11, 2014, Eastern’s Department of Agriculture hosted the annual spring College to Careers Conference for seniors.

Fraley named as 2014 AG distinguished senior

Benjamin Fraley

Mr. Benjamin Fraley has been named the 2014 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Agriculture. He was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Agriculture College to Careers senior seminar.

The student is selected based on superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character and services to EKU.

Students Apply Real-World Training at North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge®

Front: Kaitlyn Wooton, Celia Thomas; Back: Billy Cameron, Caleb Clark, Dr. Rinck

Fort Wayne, IN, April 5, 2014 – Eastern Kentucky University participated in the 13th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge® (NAIDC) held April 3-5 in Fort Wayne, Ind. In total, 264 students from 37 colleges across the U.S. and Canada attended this educational event co-hosted by Purdue University, Michigan State University and The Ohio State University.

EKU Student Team to Participate in Alltech Innovation Competition

l-r: Fraley, Schlosnagle, Fredrickson, Kennedy, Dust and Risch

Three Eastern Kentucky University seniors, with the guidance of faculty mentors, will be participating in the 2nd Alltech Innovation Competition to be held on April 26, 2014. Alltech is seeking a business plan to capitalize on innovation in Kentucky's food and agriculture sectors - with $20,000 in prizes on the line.

Agriculture student to be featured in "Across Kentucky" radio program on Nov. 25

Across Kentucky logo

Chelsey Schlosnagle, recipient of the American Star Award from the National Future Farmers of America, will be the Kentucky Farm Bureau Newsroom Room Across Kentucky radio show feature on November 25. According to producer Mike Feldhaus, the pod cast will go live on their website at about 8 a.m. on Monday morning.

Schlosnagle wins National FFA American Star Award

Chelsey Schlosnagle at the National FFA Convention

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013/National FFA Organization) – FFA members from Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Georgia earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization Saturday at the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky.

Richardson and Wanstead form Saddle Club

Hanna Richardson and Shelly Wanstead (photo: James Hoskins, Progress)

By MEGAN LOY
progress@eku.edu 

The Saddle Club is a new club on campus that is focused on bringing horse riders and those who are interested in riding together.

EKU Agriculture Department Homecoming

EKU Agriculture: Great Journeys Begin Here
Agriculture Department Chili Cook-off and Open House Honoring Dr. Stephen Black

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

EKU Agriculture Department Homecoming

11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Stateland Dairy wins 2nd place production award

Stateland Dairy barn

EKU's Stateland Dairy brought home top awards again this year from the 2013 Dairy Recognition Dinner held in Louisville.

Located on Meadowbrook Farm, Stateland Dairy won second place in their category.  The Production Awards were sponsored by the Kentucky Dairy Development Council and Kentucky Farm Bureau. Last year, Stateland Dairy won the top Production Award prize.

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