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Meadowbrook Welcomes Kentucky School for the Deaf FFA

Farm Director Justin McKinney (far right) with KSD students

EKU's Meadowbrook Farm welcomed students from Kentucky's School for the Deaf FFA to "Ag Camp 2017". Campers toured the farm and learned about EKU's agriculture and horticulture programs.

New Meadowbrook Facility "Best of All"

Meadowbrook beef handling facility photo

Standing in the middle of the new beef handling facility at Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm, Mark Deesing said he has seen “about a dozen” university-based beef cattle handling facilities designed by his renowned colleague, Temple Grandin.

“This one,” he said, “is the best of all.”

Beef Handling Facility Ribbon Cutting & Open House, April 21st

Drawing of beef cattle

EKU's new state-of-the-art beef handling facility designed by Temple Grandin and her colleague, Mark Deesing, will be officially dedicated this week. The ceremony is set for Friday, April 21, at 1 p.m. at Meadowbrook Farm, followed by an open house and guided tours.

'Across Kentucky' Features New EKU Beef Handling Facility

Across Kentucky logo

The ag department at Eastern Kentucky University is hosting an April 21 ribbon cutting and demonstration of its new cattle handling facility at its Meadowbrook Farm. 

Farm to Dedicate Grandin-Designed Facility

A group of EKU agriculture students in the new beef handling facility

When noted animal behaviorist Temple Grandin visited the Eastern Kentucky University campus in September 2011 to deliver a Chautauqua lecture, it set in motion a dramatic improvement at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.

Meadowbrook Hosts Annual 'Day at the Farm'

AG students demonstrate seedlings

EKU Meadowbrook Farms hosted its annual “Day at the Farm” on March 30, 2017. Approximately 100 students from Wolfe County elementary schools attended; the children were in the third and fourth grades.

Day at the Farm event set for March 30

School children pose inside tractor wheel

EKU's Meadowbrook Farm along with Wolfe County Extension will host its annual “Day at the Farm” on March 30, 2017. Approximatelly 140 third and fourth graders will visit the farm for tours and activities led by EKU agriculture students. 

New Beef Handling Facility to be Dedicated April 21st

Meadowbrook Farm front entrance sign

EKU Farms is pleased to announce that celebration of the completion of its new beef handling facility has a date has been set for Friday, April 21, 2017. The event will be held at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm. 

EKU Agriculture & Horticulture Students Host Farm Field Day

High school students participate in Farm Field Day activities

Students from the EKU Agriculture and Horticulture departments hosted the 2016 High School Farm Field Day on Thursday, September 29th.  The event took place at EKU Meadowbrook Farm, where high school students traveled from surrounding counties to see all that EKU’s Ag programs have to offer.  Approximately 200 students from Powell County, Jackson County, Madison South

2016 Farm Field Day to be held September 29th

Students pose between corn rows, 2011 Fall Field Day

Save the Date!

The 2016 Fall Field Day at EKU's Meadowbrook Farm will be on Thursday, September 29th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

In addition, high school juniors and seniors will visit the farm for the educational event between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

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