• Update from UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

    July 8, 2020

    With President Capilouto’s recent announcement of the intention to return to in-person classes on August 17 for the fall semester, herein is a brief update on the college’s planning process. To the extent possible as dictated by the health of the campus, space constraints from social distancing and student learning objectives, courses are expected to be delivered predominantly face‐to‐face. Safety and compliance with health guidelines drive our decisions. Planning for the fall semester is... Continue Reading

  • Update from UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

    March 26, 2020

    Dear CAFE Community, Alumni, Partners and Friends

    During these uncertain times, be assured that at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment we continue to work every day to bring answers and stability to our students, families farms, forests and communities across the Commonwealth.

    Throughout our more than 150-year history, as our states and nation faced imposing challenges and strife, scientists at land grant universities have responded. We have... Continue Reading

  • Continuity Plan Submitted to Provost

    March 24, 2020


    The college’s continuity plan has been submitted and is currently under review.


    Thank you for providing input to various members of our team.  You should know that many central offices at UK have complimented our college for its readiness and teamwork in these unique times.

    Thanks also to our Continuity of... Continue Reading

  • President Capilouto's announcement this morning about campus activities

    March 17, 2020

    Dear CAFE Community 

    I have received many questions following President Capilouto’s system-wide email as to how these plans affect various operations on and off-campus that are unique to our college. Many of these are consumer-facing. Be assured that our leadership and emergency operations team will be developing a plan for our college which is due to the provost by Friday.  Our plans will balance the physical, emotional and financial health of our employees with our responsibilities... Continue Reading

  • Coronavirus update

    March 16, 2020

    CAFE faculty and staff,

    The college, along with the entire university, continues to adjust as we work to provide our students with online courses while also ensuring the health and safety of the entire college community and Kentucky citizens.

    To provide you with college specific information, we have created a website https://www.ca.uky.edu/coronavirus. We will continually update this site with the latest information so please check... Continue Reading

  • Emergency Operations Group Formed

    March 12, 2020

    Dear CAFE Community

    As we work through the considerable uncertainty surrounding the impact of the worldwide coronavirus threat on our community, we are getting new information constantly from many sources.  President Capilouto and a senior management team have developed a robust team at the central university level to ensure the safety and health of the university. 

    Likewise, the college has formed strong Emergency Operations Group coordinated by Tim West, who is a main campus... Continue Reading