The Organic Agriculture Working Group brings "together Kentucky State University researchers, teachers, and extension staff whose work relates to organic agriculture...to develop agricultural systems compatible with" the USDA National Organic Program Standards.
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The 300-acre Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm includes 11 acres of certified organic land and hosts resesarch projects on organic agriculture, beneficial insects, honeybees, urban agriculture, and more.
Kentucky State University offers opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students to study and conduct research in organic and sustainable agriculture through its College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems. Courses cover agroecology, alternative energy, organic livestock production, organic and sustainable plant production systems, sustainable pest management, and urban agriculture.