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

  • High Tunnel Research and Demonstrations

  • Livestock Forage Variety Testing

  • Kentucky Annual Small Ruminant Grazing Conference

  • Youth Natural Resource & Environmental Science Academy

  • 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

  • Kentucky State University - Small Scale Farm Grant Program


Center and Camp Pictures