Grain and Forage Center of Excellence

September 2018

August 2018

 Office wing.

Office wing.

 Facia brick, stone, wood (cement boards). These start going on the building over the next month.

Facia brick, stone, wood (cement boards). These start going on the building over the next month.

 Adding ceiling trusses and sub-roof to the large multi-purpose room.

Adding ceiling trusses and sub-roof to the large multi-purpose room.

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 Hallway, common area for the new conference wing.

Hallway, common area for the new conference wing.

July 2018

 Footers for the laboratory wing expansion.

Footers for the laboratory wing expansion.

 Window area for offices next to the updated entry.

Window area for offices next to the updated entry.

 The old reception area in the lobby.

The old reception area in the lobby.

 New wall for the large conference room.

New wall for the large conference room.

 Expanded office area.

Expanded office area.

 Ceiling trusses for the large conference room.

Ceiling trusses for the large conference room.

June 2018

 View of the expanded office area for faculty and staff.

View of the expanded office area for faculty and staff.

 The old lobby area under renovation.

The old lobby area under renovation.

 New duct work in the conference wing.

New duct work in the conference wing.

 New footers for the expansion of the conference wing.

New footers for the expansion of the conference wing.

 They said I could have a temporary office here if I wanted.

They said I could have a temporary office here if I wanted.

 View from the old public entrance to the building. That entrance always seemed to be breezy. It is a little breezier now!

View from the old public entrance to the building. That entrance always seemed to be breezy. It is a little breezier now!

 Expanded office area.

Expanded office area.

 Dr. Carl Bradley now has a permanent shade to his existing window. The concrete block also buffers against storms and construction noise.

Dr. Carl Bradley now has a permanent shade to his existing window. The concrete block also buffers against storms and construction noise.


 

Groundbreaking Ceremony - March 2018

 Photos from the March 15 Grain and Forage Center of Excellence groundbreaking ceremony. Matt Barton, UK Ag Communications.  View the story .

Photos from the March 15 Grain and Forage Center of Excellence groundbreaking ceremony. Matt Barton, UK Ag Communications. View the story.

 
Dr. Rick Bennett welcomed all to the 2018 Wheat Field Day at the Princeton Research and Education Center and spoke about the new Grain and Forage Center of Excellence, the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association, and Dr. Dave Van Sanford's Research Professorship.