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  • By Laura Stephenson  June 2, 2020

    The tenth issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website. Linked here: https://extension.ca.uky.edu/sites/extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue10-en.pdf

    Attached are the graphics that you may want to use to promote. Please remember that the newsletter is designed for an adult audience as you share the information. The next issue will come out July 7 as we... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  May 26, 2020

    The ninth issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website. Linked here: https://extension.ca.uky.edu/sites/extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue9-en.pdf

    Attached are the graphics that you may want to use to promote.  Spanish versions are being added to the Extension COVID internal site as they become ready.

    Attachments:

    Healthy at Home... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  May 19, 2020



    The eighth issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website. Linked here: https://extension.ca.uky.edu/sites/extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue8-en.pdf

    Attached are the graphics that you may want to use to promote.  Spanish versions are being added to the Extension COVID internal site as they become ready.

    Attachments:

    Healthy at Home... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  May 12, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

    The seventh issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website. Linked here:https://extension.ca.uky.edu/sites/extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue7-en.pdf

    Attached is the PNG graphics that you may want to use to promote. 

    The sixth issue of the Spanish version will be posted soon. I will send another email to you... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  May 5, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

    The sixth issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website.

    Attached are the PNG and JPG graphics that you may want to use to promote.

    The first five issues of the Healthy at Home newsletter are now available in Spanish and accessible at https://extension.ca.uky.edu/saludable-en-casa. Going forward, we expect to post new Spanish translations... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  April 28, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

    The fifth issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website.

    Attached are the PNG graphics that you may want to use to promote.

    Attachments:

    Healthy at Home Graphic PNG

    Healthy at Home Newsletter Issue 5 Page 1 PNG

  • By Laura Stephenson  April 21, 2020

    Dear All,

    The fourth issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the Extension website. Linked here: https://extension.ca.uky.edu/sites/extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue3.pdf.

    Attached are two PNG graphics you may want to use to promote via social media. 

    We are in the process of having Spanish versions developed and will share those once completed... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  April 14, 2020

    Dear All,

    The third issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the Extension website. Linked here: https://extension.ca.uky.edu/sites/extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue3.pdf.

    Attached are two PNG graphics you may want to use to promote via social media. 

    We are in the process of having Spanish versions developed and will share those once completed... Continue Reading

  • By Orlando Chambers  April 14, 2020

    Attached is a guidance document from the CAFE Emergency Operations group on appropriate measures to clean/disinfect facilities.  The focus is on CDC recommendations for cleaning a facility after a suspected/confirmed COVID-19 case.  We hope this will be useful in the event that someone in your lab or on our research farms tests positive for COVID-19.  This is in addition to the previous... Continue Reading

  • By Sydney Beidleman  April 13, 2020

    People by nature are social creatures. The average person has 12 social interactions per day*. Each interaction creates a risk for spreading COVID-19.  Although social distancing is effective at reducing the spread of the virus, the unintended consequences can result in social isolation accompanied by intense feelings of anxiety, fear, loneliness, and depression -- especially for those who... Continue Reading

  • By Mia Farrell  April 10, 2020

    Keiko Tanaka has been very gracious to gather resources for Asian and Asian American members within our College and University. Please share these resources.

    Web Page: Resource for the Asian & Asian American Community at UK and Beyond

    PDF: Resources for the Asian & Asian American Community at UK and Beyond...

    I will also be placing these resources on the Office of... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  April 7, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

     

    The second issue of Healthy at Home is now available on the website. Please push this link, https://extension.ca.uky.edu/files/healthy-at-home-newsletter-issue2.pdf, out widely.

    Attached are two PNG graphics to choose from that you might want to use to promote via social media. We are watching viewership numbers based on the issue link above. Can... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  March 31, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

     

    The first edition of Healthy at Home is available. Please push this out to your social networks, listservs, and clientele. Each Tuesday we will be sharing a new newsletter with you that will feature articles from all program areas.

     

    Thank you to Hayley Pierce, our program leaders for coordination and faculty/state staff for their... Continue Reading

  • By Dean Nancy Cox  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... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  March 25, 2020

    Dear State Extension faculty and staff, 

    This week has been a physical, mental and emotional transition for me as I change to a primarily remote working environment to be proactive/reactive to the daily changes we face as a system, adjust to the daily changes implemented by the Governor and health officials, and balance family (babysitting grandchildren when needed and checking in more... Continue Reading

  • By Dean Nancy Cox  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 Operations planning team (COOP): 

    CAFE Continuity of... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  March 23, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

    This week begins our new normal for the foreseeable future. To protect the safety of our employees and our clientele, state and local Extension offices now have very limited public access. We are open for business in a different way. State staff are adapting materials, resources and certifications to meet needs using web-based formats. The county office staff ... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  March 18, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

    We are continuing to balance our mission and the COVID-19 virus situation. We are watching with pride as you convert to web-based outreach in new and creative ways to be proactive. We continue to encourage you to support each other as you implement these technologies. At this time we are asking that you extend your plans from the original April 6 date to now... Continue Reading

  • By Dean Nancy Cox  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... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  March 16, 2020

    Dear Extension Colleagues,

    You should be so proud of the proactive response that you as Extension specialists, faculty, and county staff have collectively accomplished in the COVID-19 situation. We are getting calls thanking us for the information you have been providing and the help you are giving to your communities as they face school closures and implementing feeding sites, etc.... Continue Reading

  • By Dean Nancy Cox  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... Continue Reading

  •  March 15, 2020

    Dear Colleagues,

    The Senate Council met for four hours in a special session on Friday, March 13 to discuss academic policy matters related to our current unprecedented situation. We applaud UK’s efforts to help us all help our students to continue their education with as little disruption as possible. We all need to take necessary precautions to stay healthy, while working hard to... Continue Reading

  • By Mark Mains  March 14, 2020

    4-H Leaders, Volunteers, Staff, and Parents: 

    The University of Kentucky’s Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program is closely following the coronavirus outbreak.  We are continually monitoring this situation and are working to provide up to date guidance regarding our state, regional, and county level programming.   

    In order to maintain the highest level of... Continue Reading

  • By Carmen Agouridis  March 12, 2020

    In CAFE, we (myself, Chris Canjar, Chad Jennings, and Brian Lee) will continue to hold help sessions for Zoom, Canvas, and Google’s suite of products. We are also happy to work with you on ideas for placing your course(s) online. 

    The help sessions are in Ag North N24 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, are drop in (no appointment necessary), and will continue through the remainder of this week,... Continue Reading

  • By Mark Mains  March 12, 2020

    As part of keeping abreast of the current situation regarding Covid 19 I am planning on sending you regular emails and information.  Currently, the CES is mobilizing to provide information and support to our communities as they deal with both the illness and the impacts of school closures, service reduction (as people have to take off work to care for children), and... Continue Reading

  • By Dean Nancy Cox  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... Continue Reading

  • By Laura Stephenson  March 12, 2020

    Extension Colleagues, 

    President Capilouto provided a lengthy update regarding COVID-19 yesterday.. While portions of this message are specific to students and academic programming, there are a few key points relative to all employees.

    As noted below, staff operations will continue as normal. Extension programming should continue as reasonable. However, when possible and... Continue Reading