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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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture Hosts 64th Annual FFA Field Day

Calloway County FFA continues winning streak MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture hosted the 64th annual FFA Field Day on April 13 at the William “Bill” Cherry Expo Center. This year’s field day saw participation from 46 schools with more than 1,300 students taking part. The FFA Field day held many […]

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U.S. Smokeless Tobacco funds Murray State scholarship and research initiatives

Company provides student scholarships, educational facility for tobacco growers and county agents MURRAY, Ky. — U.S. Smokeless Tobacco, an Altria company, is a generous supporter of Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture, providing scholarships and funding for a number of initiatives. Recently, Altria/U.S. Smokeless Tobacco resumed a robust scholarship program for agriculture students at […]

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Murray State Breathitt Veterinary Center director to retire

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Wade Northington, former director of Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center (BVC), has announced his retirement. Northington was currently serving as the project director for the new BVC facility, which had its groundbreaking last year. The Northington Fund for Excellence has been established to honor his dedication to the BVC and […]

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MSU keeps Agriculture Articulation Agreement with Rend Lake, creates one with Kaskaskia

MURRAY, Ky. — The dean of Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture, Dr. Tony Brannon, along with Dr. Iin Handayani and Christy Watkins, completed a recruiting tour on April 9 that included stops at Kaskaskia College and culminated in their attendance at the annual agriculture banquet at Rend Lake College. During the visit through […]

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Bull Blowout 2015 in Murray Feb. 20-21, fun for all ages

MURRAY, Ky. — The Bull Blowout 2015 is bringing its action, excitement and fun to Murray again on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21. The event will take place in the William “Bill” Cherry Agricultural Exposition Center at Murray State University, starting nightly at 8 p.m. Featured events include bull riding and barrel racing. There will […]

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Murray State ag students attend and win at the Southern Association of Agriculture Students meeting

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students represented the university at the Southern Association of Agriculture Students (SAAS) meeting in Atlanta, Ga. The Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists is dedicated to educating and developing agricultural leaders by bringing them together from the educational and industry fields. The association trains individuals to improve and develop their […]

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