University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Important Links

Mountain Monday Series

UK Farmers Market

NRESci Academy

Small Ruminant Grazing Conference

Upcoming Events

Small Ruminant Grazing Conference
February 6, 2016
Boyd County Fair Grounds


Holiday Entertainment
December 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Ham Curing Workshop
January 19, 2016 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium
$40.00 Registration Fee
Call the Breathitt County Extension Office at 606-666-8812 to register.
Registration deadline is December 18th.

On-Going Events

Clogging Class
Every Thursday- 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Mission Statement:

Increase the long-term value added, sustainable income, and sustainable flow of economic, ecological, and social goods and services from the land, natural resources, and people of Eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian Region.


The Robinson Center is headquartered at the facility formerly known as "Robinson Station" in Quicksand, KY, and includes operations involving Robinson Station, Robinson Forest, and the Wood Utilization Center.

  • Family and Consumer Science Nutrition Education Program

  • Fruit & Vegetable Production/Marketing

  • Farmer's Market - Production & Nutrition Program

  • Grow Appalachia Partner

  • Youth Enrepreneurship in Vegetable Production

  • High Tunnel Research and Demonstrations

  • Livestock Forage Variety Testing

  • Kentucky Annual Small Ruminant Grazing Conference

  • Youth Natural Resource & Environmental Science Acdemy

  • Wood Utilization Technical Training Series

  • Entrepreneur Development in Wood Products

  • Win With Wood Educational Program

  • Product Design and Development Program

  • Mountain Monday Series

  • Mountain Ag Week

  • Robinson Forest Research

  • Robinson Forest Camp Management

  • Robinson Scholars Program