UK hosting Experience Equine Week November 2-6

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host Experience Equine Week November 2-6 for high school students and their families interested in learning more about its equine science and management undergraduate degree program....
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UK Leads Vet Training to Treat Backyard Flocks

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Americans were showing an increased interest in backyard poultry flocks. Once the pandemic took hold, that interest began to grow even more, as people pursued hobbies at home. University of Kentucky...
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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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