The Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station (KAES) has been providing research results to farmers and residents for more than 130 years. With external grants and contracts now reaching over $58 million a year, UK’s College of Agriculture researchers address problems of agribusiness, consumers, international trade, food processing, nutrition, community development, soil and water resources, and the environment with over 300 externally funded projects. The research continuum reaches from basic to applied science, with new fundamental knowledge as well as applied knowledge that has impacts on the lives of Kentuckians and people across the world.

The Science of Hemp Conference

October 10-11, 2019

UKREC Grain & Forage Center for Excellence

Grain and Forage Center of Excellence is coming soon at UKREC in Princeton, KY

The current issue of The Ag mAGazine now available online.

mAGazine Spring 2019

The current issue of The mAGazine now available online.

2019-20 University Research Professor

Unrine named 2019-20 University Research Professor

2019-20 University Research Professor

UK Horticulture Farm (South Farm)

UK Spindletop Farm (North Farm)

UK Eden Shale Farm

Who we are..

The Research Office is the administrative home for the College's research enterprise and includes officers of the Ky Agricultural Experiment Station, support for the research farms and sponsored projects (grants and contracts).
Staff & Contacts

Central Ky Research Farms

College Grants Officers (CGOs)
Our CGOs are part of the CAFE Research Office team and are available to help with the grant and funding process. Please contact either Betty Newsom or Kim Hall to see which CGO is assigned to your department.