Four students stand next to a sign that says "Agriculture Allied Health."

Murray State agriculture students repeat as national champions at 2018 NACTA Student Conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University repeated as winners in the agribusiness contest at the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Student Judging Conference held April 18–21 and hosted by Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska. Students in the University’s Agribusiness Club and Agronomy Club participated in […]

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Travis Fortune stands with a horse and holds a blue ribbon.

Murray State University Information: Week of March 5–9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of March 5–9. ** The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business is hosting a presentation March 13 featuring a talk by Dr. Joel Rodrigue titled “Issues with Free Trade.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 […]

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Jimmy Wray receives his award from Dr. Brian Parr, head of the department of agricultural science at Murray State University.

Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes alumni during Homecoming 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture announced the winners of two annual awards during Homecoming 2017 in October: Kirby Green as the 2017 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus and Jimmy Wray as the 2017 Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus. “Each year, the Hutson School of Agriculture Alumni Association selects two alumni from among many outstanding alumni to […]

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Students, faculty and staff participate in the 2016 Annual MLK Jr. Day of Service Community Project, sorting items for the campus/community-wide Bring Back Initiative.

Murray State University Information: Week of Jan. 8–12

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Jan. 8–12. ** In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Murray State is hosting several events Jan. 14–15, including the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service, with the overarching theme of “Living the […]

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Students in the Agribusiness Club — including, from left to right, Caleb Brannon, Matt Vohlken, Brandon Beaver and Kayla Burroughs — recently worked together for the 11th annual holiday toy drive in the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University.

Murray State University Information: Week of Dec. 11 – Dec. 15

MURRAY, KY. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Dec. 11–15. ** Students in the Agribusiness Club recently worked together for the 11th annual holiday toy drive created in memory of Dr. Ken Bowman, a former agribusiness professor at Murray State University who passed away in 2006. […]

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The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University recently honored high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as Murray State FFA All-Region Stars based on the students’ leadership in Future Farmers of America. A banquet was held on Murray State’s campus Monday, Nov. 20, in honor of the recipients.

Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes area FFA students for outstanding accomplishments

MURRAY, Ky. — The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University recently honored high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as Murray State FFA All-Region Stars based on the students’ demonstrated leadership in Future Farmers of America (FFA). The banquet was held on Murray State’s campus Monday, Nov. 20, in honor of the […]

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Jasmine Wilkerson (left) and Alex Hackbarth (middle) are pictured with Dr. Ben Littlepage (right), coordinator for Murray State’s postsecondary education administration program, at the SACSA Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Murray State University Information: Week of Nov. 6 – Nov. 10

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Nov. 6–10. ** On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the department of history at Murray State will host its eighth annual ROOTS Music Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. There is no admission charge but attendees are asked to bring canned […]

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Dr. Debbie Reed (right), director of the Murray State Breathitt Veterinary Center, was recently named Veterinarian of the Year by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA). She was presented the award by Dr. Walter Haines (left), president of KVMA, in September at the 2017 KVMA Mid-America Veterinary Medical Meeting in Louisville.

Breathitt Veterinary Center Director named 2017 Kentucky Veterinarian of the Year

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Debbie Reed, director of the Murray State Breathitt Veterinary Center, was recently named Veterinarian of the Year by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) at the organization’s annual conference. The distinction of Veterinarian of the Year is the highest honor awarded to association members. “I am so very honored to be recognized by […]

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The jars of honey auctioned off at the event.

First jar of Racer honey auctioned at Hutson Harvest Gala

MacKenzie Jones, a student at Murray State University, along with her family, recently built an apiary at Pullen Farm over spring break. The bee farm has proven to be an educational tool — and a sweet treat — for the community.

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Rebecca Mackey stands in a field of corn at Murray State University.

Student Spotlight: Rebecca Mackey

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Rebecca Mackey, a senior from Elizabethtown, is one such student. Throughout her time at Murray State, Mackey has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her at the University […]

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