AppHarvest Opens High-Tech Greenhouse in Morehead

Eastern Kentucky, home to AppHarvest’s first state-of-the-art, high-tech greenhouse, can expect to see over 300 new jobs created in the years ahead, following Wednesday’s unveiling of the agritech company’s 60-acre, 2.76 million-square-foot operation in Morehead. Built with...
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Fall is the Time to Plant Garlic

Don’t turn your back on your garden just yet. Fall is the perfect time of year to plant garlic. Garlic takes fall and winter to develop its roots. They will start to produce foliage in early spring,...
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New Home Invader This Fall

The brown marmorated stink bug has gradually worked its way across the state since first found in eastern Kentucky in 2013. It has a “hitchhiker” tendency of moving on cars, shipped materials, etc. from one place to...
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UK Part of Regional Group Working to Reduce Farmer Stress

Unprecedented times have unleashed an enormous amount of new and unique stressors on American farm families. To help producers and their families better deal with stressful events, researchers in the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food...
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Managing Calf Stress Helps Improve Weaning Outcomes

The most stressful period in a calf’s life is probably at weaning. Until that time, a calf relies on its mother for just about all its needs—nutrition, protection, comfort. Although producers can’t completely eliminate stress during weaning,...
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