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Image 3 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 7 No. 1 winter 1961

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

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• • _ Ground-b1·eak1ng Ceremomes Staged “ f A ’ l l S ' C t . .. 0I' gI`1Cl1 tl11‘3 C1€I1C€ BII €I` ~ . Recent ground—breaking ceremonies for the Univer- ‘ i? g i V g sity of Kentucky Agricultural Science Center brought V ( _ ‘ · `” ‘ __ the plans of a group of state farm and business leaders ‘ ` Q V · i ‘ a step nearer completion. Am on g th e Vip; ‘ Q ‘- . . . . . . V t.‘· , I, The complex ot buildings will consist ot a three- Slleakc? Et [ILC , , mum - rea — ir ;,..».r . `.».,_.. ., , , ‘ _ StO]`y 1112111].lk`t·bOI`HtOI`y and OHTCG Stlluéturea 21 fOOC1 t€C1]_ (j€]`€f]']()I1i€S i 1 J nology building, seed research building, and 16 green- was Dem] and _ QF { · , d houses. The main building will include a 5()O—seat Director Frank `fi l li —,, 1 , . . ‘- A ‘i,`' at . . ` . auditorium. .1}- zclilii of = { V"" * . - . . . . tic 0 e e _ `'·»» ;&¢g*k ‘*` A 3 The site ot the center IS on South Limestone (Nich- of Agricuhgm ?‘};i il`- ‘V { i _ ky- olasville Pike), south of the University Medical Cen- {ind Home _**i?Q‘V ~ " t E 1 ui ff t ter. Economics, - .l , ‘. \§g; ig _ . Z`, 7 lt is expected that total cost of the center will ap- “il°“ mlcavc ..., '» ‘ I tv _ _ _ _ , _ _ _ with the fed- g y V ‘ 1) proximate $1 milhon, ot which $4 million has been eral gOvcm_ l \l\i.\tsii¤ committed by the COV€1`Il()1`S OHiC•’:‘. 111 1960 tl1€ Staff? ment as Assist- ll} . . L • , . . T V Legislature appropriated $5(),()()() for planning fees and ant Secretary \\\Q\`l l i lil _ gg V __ l · later made $1 million available to start building op- "[ Ag“C“l*“’€· _ _ ,\ Ru tyttjxii ' _ erations. llilul l H ‘_\,\_i.u : A (,ongi·esstonal appropriation oi $200,000 to the vg V _ * ‘· x Xp ` . · . · · S ft . A U . i'!} ‘ . .` " U. S. De Jartment of Arrrculture for coo qeyatwe tn- @.3 {A .... V”_ .· . 1 Ei 1 : l>¤€€0 1`€$€2U`Ch With tim K€UtUCkY Agi`1€UltU1`¤l EXP€1`1· ter construction as one ot the most important steps l C ll]CI`It St1`ltl()ll \Vlll go t()\VH.I`(lS l)Ull(l1llg g1`€€1`ll`IOllS€S, gvgy takgu {0]* tho i]]]P1·()V€]]]€nt of K€il]tllck}y ugl·icul_ ` temperature- and humidity-controlled growth cham- tm·€_ A ]m,C]ml·€_ Showing thc Hem] for the Center? - ,, . bers, a master head house, and other tobacco research was pl·€Pm—€(] in 1959 `by 58 Statgyvidc farm m·g,mim_ ‘ ` facilities and eqiiipiiieiit- tions which had banded together- as the lsluepi-int-fop State agricultural leaders hail the starting of the cen- Kentucky-Agriculture Committee. ’ . -. """’ {V ‘ .V V · r °¤.. ` _, I XH ~ S . " .... ·; Z ».i - . S *1 * {$7 V V ’ ` V , H 2; — .~, I. J I . · I, * .., ___ `i ` .<’} I 4 I . io; 2; "'* _ , ‘ __ . Vi. . ·_ %¤ _ gv .." Af ·¤gg-:,;_ - .... " a; tdw giw",i4*` · V.? iv r { vv‘.~,_ Y'-: /9 —1—}' ~# V , , IA .». gi " · I. Wl " <,;%_ V ' ‘ · —~ 'y —... . . - ` V » [ ` 1 ’ 1 `V F ..; ...i ·-·~ ' i ir V C · J "?;£$#'·*E;X TT I i K ___ · . ` p [ l ‘ Ar L ‘ J1 I , V · . _ t ,;,1} · I I i ·. T ' " T- · I K, ” g . ei" ,"‘;¢-.1 A [ The site of the _/I ~ l _ ` ` ,2 j . _' __V_ , V Agricultural Sei- · , ‘ y n ence (len ter is ·»;. » wr _. · ... V- _ . ‘ Q V * ._ V south of the Um- - _. · ' .. V ‘ .‘‘‘ i __* versity M e d i c a l i..,_ _ . ___ R., , · C M . =.. n-V (P t·‘ 1 ‘- sire or ret utsiivstzsuv or t