Agriculture

Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes pair of alumni

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture recently awarded their annual Outstanding Young Alumnus and Outstanding Alumnus. David Hayden was recognized as this year’s Outstanding Young Alumnus. Hayden received a Bachelor of [...]

Hutson School of Agriculture to host Agriculture Appreciation Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture will host the second annual Agriculture Appreciation Week Oct. 28–Nov. 3. Geared toward advocating for agriculture in a positive way on Murray State’s campus, this year’s [...]

Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture Hosts 64th Annual FFA Field Day

Calloway County FFA continues winning streak MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture hosted the 64th annual FFA Field Day on April 13 at the William “Bill” Cherry Expo Center. This year’s field [...]

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco funds Murray State scholarship and research initiatives

Company provides student scholarships, educational facility for tobacco growers and county agents MURRAY, Ky. — U.S. Smokeless Tobacco, an Altria company, is a generous supporter of Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture, providing scholarships and [...]

Murray State Breathitt Veterinary Center director to retire

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Wade Northington, former director of Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center (BVC), has announced his retirement. Northington was currently serving as the project director for the new BVC facility, which had its [...]

MSU keeps Agriculture Articulation Agreement with Rend Lake, creates one with Kaskaskia

MURRAY, Ky. — The dean of Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture, Dr. Tony Brannon, along with Dr. Iin Handayani and Christy Watkins, completed a recruiting tour on April 9 that included stops at Kaskaskia [...]

Bull Blowout 2015 in Murray Feb. 20-21, fun for all ages

MURRAY, Ky. — The Bull Blowout 2015 is bringing its action, excitement and fun to Murray again on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21. The event will take place in the William “Bill” Cherry Agricultural Exposition Center [...]

Murray State ag students attend and win at the Southern Association of Agriculture Students meeting

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students represented the university at the Southern Association of Agriculture Students (SAAS) meeting in Atlanta, Ga. The Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists is dedicated to educating and developing agricultural leaders [...]

Murray State agriculture student’s family featured on Kentucky Proud Popcorn website

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture student Ben Hornback, along with his family, is featured on the Kentucky Proud Popcorn website. Hornback is an agribusiness economics major from Hopkins County, Ky., and [...]

MSU graduate is veterinarian on Nat Geo Wild new series, Bandit Patrol

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate Dr. Jared Tapp appears in the premiere of Bandit Patrol, a new television series on the National Geographic Channel (Nat Geo Wild). The first episode of Bandit Patrol can [...]