UK Cooperative Extension At Work – Spring 2017 Edition

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

4-H Prepares Youth to Pursue Professional Careers

The 4-H Career Shadowing program enables youth to research educational requirements and professional demands in a variety of workplaces.


Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference Enhances Leadership Skills of High School Students

4-H Teen Conference seeks to develop leadership and teamwork, improve communication, foster civic engagement, and expand knowledge and skills.


Extension Provides Nutrition Education to Residents in Recovery from Chronic Homelessness

Extension programs address nutrition choices, food resource management, food safety and food preparation skills that improve the lives of families.


Extension Re-ignites the Urban Farm at Fern Creek High School

Jefferson County Extension collaborates with high school teachers to reestablish an urban farm and immerse students in the food system through hands-on engagement.


Extension Provides Central Kentucky Beef Producers with Updates that Improve Production Efficiency

The 2017 Kentucky Beef Conference hosted 200 producers from 27 counties.


4-H Summit Bridges Learning and Leadership for Middle School Youth

4-H Summit provides opportunities for peer interaction in a structured atmosphere of exploration to experience new activities.

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