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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Murray State agriculture students win at 2017 NACTA conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture won multiple contests at the 2017 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Student Judging Conference hosted by Kansas State University. At the conference held April 6–8 in Manhattan, Kansas, MSU Agribusiness Club students participated in five contests: ag communications, agribusiness, […]

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Hutson School of Agriculture students compete and place at 2017 SAEA Conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture competed and received recognition at the 2017 Southern Agriculture Economics Association (SAEA) Quiz Bowl competition. The undergraduate agricultural economics Quiz Bowl event was held Feb. 5–6 in connection with the SAEA annual meeting and saw participation from 122 college students from over […]

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Murray State University to host Soybean Promotion Day on January 24

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host the 13th annual Soybean Promotion Day on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The event includes seminars and dinner, to be held that afternoon and evening at the CFSB Center. Admission is free although advance reservations are required by calling (270) 809-3556 or emailing msusoypromoday@gmail.com. Seminars and discussion begins at […]

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

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

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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 Science in Agriculture with an area in Animal Science from Murray State in 2007. While at Murray State, Hayden […]

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Hutson School of Agriculture to host Agriculture Appreciation Week

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 theme is “Race AGainst Hunger,” drawn from Ryan Quarles, Kentucky commissioner of agriculture. Earlier this year, Quarles announced a statewide Kentucky Hunger […]

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Murray State University to host Hemp Education and Field Day on August 4

Murray State University will host and participate in a Hemp Education and Field Day held at the Curris Center on Thursday, August 4. The event is free and no pre-registration is required. The educational program will begin at 1 p.m. and consist of hemp program updates from CV Sciences, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and […]

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Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture students receive recognition at 2016 NACTA Student Conference

Students from the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture received recognition at the 2016 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Student Judging Conference hosted by the University of Minnesota Crookston. The annual judging conference was held April 14-16 and saw participation from 575 college students representing 23 four-year schools and 15 two-year […]

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