Grain Markets Favoring Wheat & Double-Crop Soybeans

As Kentucky producers begin to decide their planting intentions for the next growing season, current grain markets favor a wheat, double-crop soybean rotation over full-season soybeans. “Right now, expected market prices look incredibly attractive for Kentucky producers...
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Rittschof Receives ESA's Early Career Innovation Award

A University of Kentucky entomologist recently was recognized by her colleagues around the world for her innovative research and teaching practices. Clare Rittschof, assistant professor in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, received the Early...
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Fall Calf Market Depends on Corn, Wheat & More

Cattle prices have been on a roller coaster ride in 2020 thanks in part to COVID-19. While there are still a few unknowns, University of Kentucky agricultural economist Kenny Burdine sees potential for a stronger fall calf...
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Beeler Joins TeachKyAg Team As EngAGe Speaker

Former Governor’s Office of Ag Policy Director Warren Beeler will continue spreading the message of Kentucky Agriculture with the Kentucky Agriculture in the Classroom program. Director Jennifer Elwell announced that Beeler, who is known as Mr. Agriculture,...
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Every Farmer Counts Is Focus Of Farm Safety Week

Every Farmer Counts is the focus of the 2020 National Farm Safety and Health Week that continues through Saturday, September 26. Dale Dobson with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture says it is critical to put safety first....
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Solving Plant Mysteries Goal of UK Student

Growing up, University of Kentucky graduate student Cristina Castellano thought she might like to be a forensic scientist, but her interest in agriculture steered her toward plant pathology, which she terms as “the forensic scientist of the...
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UK Hosts Celebration of Land-Grant Research

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment celebrated its land-grant heritage and mission and recognized some of its outstanding researchers during a recent ceremony. Dr. Scott Hutchins, deputy under secretary for research, education and...
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Create A Bird Haven

Few things are as interesting and attractive as songbirds. Unfortunately, suitable habitat for birds is often in short supply. As urban areas expand and develop, natural areas are often destroyed or altered dramatically. By creating bird gardens,...
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