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.

Bennett, UK CAFE Associate Dean for Research, Ky Agricultural Experiment Station Director

Meet the Associate Dean for Research

Rick Bennett, UK CAFE Associate Dean for Research, Kentucky Experiment Station Director

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 2017

The current issue of The mAGazine now available online.

A 4-H'er and student at the University of Kentucky is making a big difference in her hometown.

UK student helps to beautify Burkesville

A 4-H'er and student at the University of Kentucky is making a big difference in her hometown.

Pamela Gray named Philanthropy Director for College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Meet the UK CAFE Philanthropy Director, Pamela Gray

Pamela Gray is the Philanthropy Director for College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

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.