AG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK…The
economic outlook for Kentucky Agriculture continues to be good for 2006.
That’s the word from UK Agricultural Extension Economists.
ENDANGERED CHILDREN GRANT…More
help is on the way to ensure the safety of children exposed to drug use
and production in rural Kentucky. A network of drug endangered children
teams will be created through an Appalachian Regional Commission grant to
INTERIM PROVOST AND AG DEAN SCOTT SMITH…Each
year Extension Today visits with UK College of Agriculture Dean Scott Smith
to get an update on the state of the college and Cooperative Extension
Service. Dean Smith is serving as UK Interim Provost while the search
narrows for a permanent replacement.
is a program to raise awareness about physical activity and nutrition in
northern Kentucky called Fitness For Life Around Grant County, or FFLAG.
FFLAG targets obesity, tobacco use, and depression.
REDUCING SALT IN YOUR DIET…2005
saw many changes in the world of nutrition, so each month this year
Extension Today will focus on one of the new guidelines from the USDA’s new
My Pyramid. This month we focus on choosing foods with lower salt.
4H program in Madison County is helping prepare young people to be future
entrepreneurs. It’s called 4H means business and that was the goal of a
showcase and sale just before the holidays.