Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture team takes first place in Southern Region American Society of Horticultural science contest

MURRAY, Ky. — For the second year in a row, the Murray State University Horticulture Judging Team brought home first place overall and earned 11 additional top placings in five categories at the Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science Judging Contest held in Louisville, Kentucky, in January.  The team received high marks […]

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Murray State University agricultural education professor and student participate in research conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Dr. Kimberly A. Bellah, associate professor of agricultural education, and Sara Edwards, agricultural education junior and Murray State Presidential Fellow, participated in the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists’ (SAAS) research conference in Louisville, Kentucky.  Their posters were presented as part of the Southern Region American Association of Agricultural Educators’ […]

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Murray State University agriculture students study abroad in New Zealand

Seventeen Racers learn about local culture, diverse farming operations MURRAY, Ky. — Seventeen Murray State University students recently flew more than 17,558 miles to study agriculture in New Zealand. To join this program, students were selected from a pool of applicants. After acceptance into the program students began a half semester course to study the […]

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Murray State University announces H&R Agri-Power, Inc. as Hutson School of Agriculture Support Award winner

Award honors outstanding organizations for their support of Murray State MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture (HSOA) has named H&R Agri-Power, Inc. as a recipient of the prestigious HSOA Support Award, reserved for only a select few who have assisted Murray State agriculture in enormous ways. H&R Agri-Power is a […]

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Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture names Rudy family Spotlight Award recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture recognized the Rudy family of Rudy’s Farm Center in Ballard County as the recipients of the fourth annual Andy Buhler Spotlight Award during Homecoming 2019. The new award was launched three years ago as a way for the Hutson School of Agriculture to recognize […]

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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture names Curtis Dame Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture has named Curtis Dame, ’10, ’12, the 2019 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus Award recipient during Homecoming 2019 earlier this fall. Dame is a native of McLean County, Kentucky, and served his local FFA chapter as president in high school. He attended Murray State, where […]

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Murray State University announces endowment of Brannon Family Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Dr. Tony Brannon and his brother, Tim, have recently established and endowed the Brannon Family Scholarship for current and incoming Murray State students pursuing a degree in agriculture. Tim graduated from Murray State in 1976. He was an active FFA member at Henry County […]

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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture honors Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award recipients

Kentucky State Reps. Richard Heath and Steven Rudy honored for contributions to agriculture MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture honored Kentucky State Reps. Richard Heath, ’84, ’89, and Steven Rudy, ’00, as co-recipients of this year’s Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award. The pair were honored during Homecoming Weekend in October for […]

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The group of FFA All-Region Stars stand together in front of a Murray State backdrop.

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

MURRAY, Ky. — The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State 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). A banquet recognizing the students was held Monday, Nov. 19, on Murray State’s campus. Several […]

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Sheila Wilson Phillips (left) is pictured with Dr. Tony Brannon (right), dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture.

Murray State recognizes agriculture alumni during Homecoming 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture announced the winners of several alumni awards during Homecoming 2018 in October, including Dr. Sheila Wilson Phillips as the recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award as well as Stan Brunston and Kyle Yancey as joint recipients of the Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award. “Hutson School of Agriculture graduates […]

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