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Research & Development Resources

Tomorrow is happening today with Kentucky R&D



USA Drone Port, National Unmanned Robotics Research and Development Center

University of Kentucky

  • C. Oran Little Research Center
  • North Farm
  • UK Horticulture Research Farm
  • Eden Shale Farm
  • James B. Beam Institute 
  • Coldstream Research Campus
  • Center for Applied Energy Research 
  • UK’s Grain and Forage Center of Excellence

Kentucky State University

  • Aquaculture Research Center
  • Atwood Research Facility
  • Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm
  • Environmental Education Center (EERC)

University of Louisville

  • Center for Predictive Medicine / BioSafety Lab
  • Center for Environmental Genomics and Integrative Biology
  • Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
  • Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
  • Logistics and Distribution Institute

Morehead State University

  • Derrickson Agricultural Complex

Eastern Kentucky University

  • Meadowbrook Farm

Western Kentucky University

  • Agriculture Research and Education Center (AREC)

Berea College

  • Berea College Farm

Murray State University

  • Farm Laboratories and Research Centers
    • West Farm (Crops), Pullen Farm (Arboretum and Horticulture), North Farm (Animals) and Hutson Farm (Crops)
    • Eagle Rest Farm – 540 acre research and development farm in Ballard County
  • Center for Agricultural Hemp
  • Breathitt Veterinary Center - Hopkinsville
    • Animal Diagnostics
    • Meat Testing
    • Hemp Testing
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Academic and Research program
    • Certificate and Minor degree programs
    • Approved for Certification testing
  • Alliances
    • Coordination with AG Launch Initiative - connecting entrepreneurs with growers to create innovative AgriTech solutions for farmers
    • Cooperation with the West Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy (WAVE) Agricultural Initiative
    • Collaboration with Syngenta/Ag Connections Division in Murray – UAS and AgriTech hub

Northern Kentucky University’s Center for Applied Informatics

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Agriculture & Engineering University Programs in Kentucky

University of Kentucky

  • College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
  • College of Engineering

University of Louisville 

  • JB Speed School of Engineering

Kentucky State University

  • School of Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences

Eastern Kentucky University

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Applied Engineering & Technology

Western Kentucky University

  • Department of Agriculture & Food Science
  • The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Murray State University

  • Hutson School of Agriculture
  • Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Brescia University

  • Agriculture Business Program

Berea College

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
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outline of Kentucky showing the different location across the state where there are research and development programs. all programs are listed above.