The University of Kentucky is a statewide research university dedicated to fighting disease, creating businesses and jobs, and improving lives. It is one of Kentucky's land-grant universities that reaches out to every community and every family in our state through the Cooperative Extension Service.

 McLean County Extension Service is a link between the county and the state's land grant universities (University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University) to help people improve their lives through education that focuses on their issues and needs.