FORESTRY CONVERSATION…Kentucky’s forests greatly contribute to the
state’s economy in many ways and is a source of income for all involved.
But significant threats to this important resource is the reason why
people from different sectors of the industry sat down to talk about the
future of Kentucky’s forests.
BOONE COUNTY ARBORETUM…It’s
a one of a kind setting, touted as the first arboretum in the nation
within an active recreational park. This fall, with the arboretum’s more
than 27 hundred trees, flowers, and shrubs, the 121 acre park was bursting
with all of the colors of autumn.
AG ADVENTURES KENTUCKY…It’s
a traveling classroom on wheels and it’s called Agriculture Adventures
Kentucky, a hands-on learning program teaching students about the importance
DR. ANN VAIL…Is the
newest administrator in the UK College of Agriculture. Dr. Vail took over
the duties as the Director of School of Human Environmental Sciences and
Assistant Extension Director of Family and Consumer Sciences this fall and
this month she is a guest on Extension Today On the Air.
HOLIDAY COOKING…Once again counties in
southeastern Kentucky held their Holiday Cooking School with about 500
people in attendance. It’s a popular event each year as participants get
holiday gift ideas and sample some new foods.
SWEET HOME SPUN…Last
year we brought you the story of Sam and Joann Adams of Henry County, who
were reconstructing a historic Low-Dutch Meeting House on their farm, where
the couple raise sheep for wool. The work is now complete on the building
and Sweet Home Spun is open for business, where Joann’s sells her
handcrafted sweaters, hats, and purses.
UP MONTGOMERY COUNTY….Twice a month about 30 women gather at the
Montgomery County Extension Office to knit and crochet items for cancer and
kidney dialysis patients, new born babies and nursing home residents. The
volunteer project is called Warm Up Montgomery County and it is touching a
lot of hearts.