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.


Meet the new CAFE College Grants Officer Senior

Fall 2019 mAGazine

The current issue of The mAGazine now available online.

Fall 2019 mAGazine

2019-20 University Research Professor

2019-20 University Research Professor

2019-20 University Research Professor

UKREC Grain & Forage Center for Excellence

Grain and Forage Center of Excellence is now open at UKREC in Princeton, KY

UK South Farm

UK North Farm

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.