2021 Fruit and Vegetable Conference Takes on New Format

The annual Fruit and Vegetable Conference, the premier event for Kentucky produce growers, is always well-attended. Despite the pandemic, organizers are determined to maintain the conference’s high quality that attracts growers from all over the state. For...
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Here Come the Hammerhead Worms

It is just another one of those things that seems so appropriate to the year 2020. According to a CNN.com report, sightings of an invasive species of a snake-like worm have been reported in the state of...
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UK to host Virtual Hemp Field Day

The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will host a Virtual Hemp Field Day Dec. 8-9 on the videoconferencing platform Zoom. During the event, researchers and specialists from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and...
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Hay Contest Helps Producers Improve Forages & Livestock

For more than 25 years, the Eastern Kentucky Hay Contest has helped the region’s forage and livestock producers improve their operations. The contest, which is a free program of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, allows...
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Plants Provide Comfort to UK Student, Disabled Vet

Standing in a field of hundreds of varieties of teff at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm, graduate student Eric Luteyn is at peace studying the differences between the plants. After a decade of military service...
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UK Begins On-Farm Variable Rate Irrigation Research

A University of Kentucky research project that could have significant impacts for Kentucky grain producers with irrigated acres is beginning on a Western Kentucky farm. Ole Wendroth, soil physicist in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and...
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