UK Cooperative Extension At Work – Spring 2017 Edition



Extension Creates Opportunities for Homeless Youth in Louisville, Kentucky

Life skills programming at the YMCA Safe House in Louisville has led to jobs and housing for homeless young adults.


Extension Sharpens Performance Skills Among Youth at Breakfast with the Arts

Breakfast with the Arts participants receive valuable feedback in after school rehearsals before performing in the monthly event so that they are set up to succeed.


Extension Focuses on Skills to Finding Employment through Job Club

Fayette County Extension, the UK Alumni Association and UK Human Resource Career Development nurture an environment that builds self-esteem and confidence for job seekers recreating themselves in an online society.


Eastern Kentucky Integrated Reproduction Management Program Controls and Shortens Calving Season

The University of Kentucky Extension Beef Integrated Farm Management Program, developed by a multi-disciplinary team of Animal Science specialists, is a five to seven-year study on the impact of controlling reproduction in cattle.


4-H Shooting Sports Programs Teach Safety, Discipline, and Leadership

4-H Shooting Sports provides opportunities for over 8,000 youth, annually, coached by over 1,300-trained volunteers to participate in six disciplines.


Monroe County 4-H Teen Leaders Created a Safe Environment for Prom

Youth collaborated with community partners to provide a safe drug and alcohol free all-night event attended by 70% of the senior class.

The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is the most comprehensive outreach and engagement program at the University of Kentucky.

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