Kentucky’s Best Wines are Recognized at Kentucky Commonwealth Wine Gala

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Wineries from Burkesville, Frankfort, and Paducah received Commissioner’s Cup honors at the Celebration of Kentucky Wines gala Saturday at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville honoring the top wines in the third annual Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition. Up the Creek Winery...

Across Kentucky – August 19, 2015

One UK turf researcher is beginning a project to examine white clover plantings as a way to reduce the need for fertilizer applications in some home lawns. An entomology specialist has asked that the study include the possible positive impacts that homeowners could have on strengthening pollinator...

Across Kentucky – August 10, 2015

The first of three woodland owner short courses hosted by UK forestry will get underway this Saturday in Woodford and Franklin Counties. Event coordinator UK’s Billy Thomas says over the years several hundred land owners have taken advantage of the training and feedback about their experiences has been...

Across Kentucky – August 7, 2015

Kentucky is the largest cattle state east of the Mississippi River, utilizing its rich forage base for hay and pasture to support its substantial cow/calf operations.  UK forage specialist Ray Smith talks about an upcoming “advanced grazing school” (Aug 17) to explore the introduction of warm season...

Across Kentucky – August 6, 2015

Following up on the Aug 5 report, Feldhaus visits with UK Entomologist, Lee Townsend, who confirms that wood bee damage is a growing problem facing farmers and on occasion, homeowners with wood decks. He offers suggestions on a combination of treatments and management to prevent the problem in the first...

UKAg research hopes to create more environmentally friendly lawns

By Katie Pratt Lexington, Ky., (Aug. 4, 2015) –Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are looking for ways for home lawns to give Mother Nature a helping hand. Gregg Munshaw, UK turf extension specialist, and Dan Potter, UK entomology professor, are studying...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – August 2015

On this edition we visit a policy development meeting as well as the Measure the Candidates forum for Kentucky Governor.

Across Kentucky – July 31, 2015

The annual Kentucky Land Owner Short Courses are coming up soon, Aug 15 in Woodford County, Aug 29 in Christian County, and then September 26 in Morehead.  Feldhaus visits with UK forester Billy Thomas who says some 500 land owners have gone through the training which helps them assess and manage their land...

Ag officials voice support for grain research center

KFB President Mark Haney was among a group of state agriculture leaders who appeared before the state legislature’s Interim Joint Agriculture Committee to express support for a proposed “Grain Center for Excellence” at UK’s Research and Education Center at Princeton. The lawmakers held a July meeting...

Across Kentucky – July 27, 2015

An update on the advancements being made in the agricultural use of UAV’s, unmanned aerial vehicles, will be on this Thursday’s agenda of the Corn, Soybean, and Tobacco Field day at UK’s Princeton research facility. Feldhaus visits with ag engineer Mike Sama about FAA regs now under review and on the...

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