Kentucky Grazing Conference Goes Virtual

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Grazing Conference will occur online. The annual event, hosted by the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council and the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, will occur on the videoconferencing platform...
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Commissioner Quarles Urges Farmers To Apply For CFAP

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is encouraging Kentucky farm families facing market disruptions and associated costs because of the coronavirus pandemic to sign up for the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which opened on...
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Tree Week 2020 Highlights the Benefits of Urban Trees

Tree Week 2020 will continue its annual celebration of Lexington’s trees and green spaces with online and small, socially-distanced in-person activities Oct. 10-17.  The Urban Forest Initiative coordinates the free, weeklong celebration in collaboration with Lexington-Fayette Urban County...
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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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