University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

December 2002
Buyout Issue and Tobacco Quota Affect Burley Outlook for 2003
Winter Lambing School Will Teach Importance of First Three Days of Life
Kentucky Livestock Prices Should Show Improvement in 2003
National Ag Association Moving Its Headquarters to UK Campus
Homemakers Club Provides Hot Meals for Louisville Teen Shelter
Cooperative Extension Helps Loggers Protect Water Quality
Christmas Tree Growers Know Patience Pays Off
State's Aquaculture Industry Continues to Grow
University of Kentucky Winter Wheat Meeting is Jan. 7
Kentucky Weather Continues to Surprise
EFNEP Helps Medical Students See Bigger Picture
Training a Reminder to Follow Food Safety Rules
Grain Outlook Somewhat Optimistic
Rotational Grazing Means Better Pasture Utilization
Extension Homemakers Bring Holiday Decor to Greenbo Lake State Resort Park
Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Industry Continues Rapid Expansion Trend
Farm Income In 2002 May Hit 14-Year Low; Likely To Rebound In 2003
Floodwalls Stir Memories and Pride for One Ohio River Town

November 2002
Tent Caterpillar Will Be Focus of 2003 MRLS Monitoring and Recommendations
UK Poultry Course Reaches Across Commonwealth
Test Plots Can Aid Farmers In Hybrid Selections
Rural Families Speak Through Researchers to Policy Makers
Wettest September/October in 107 Years Means High Quality Fall Forage for Kentucky Farmers
Grazing Conference Is Nov. 26 In Bowling Green
Homeplace Will Showcase Agriculture From Early Days To The Future
Kentucky Women in Ag Already Gearing up for February 2003 Conference
Russians Visit Grain Producing Areas Of Kentucky
Soybean Hulls May be Good Replacement Feed for Goats
Agriculture Offers Opportunities for College-Bound Minority Students
Record Rainfall Results in Decrease of Forest Fires
Flower Trials Across State Provide Needed Data
January Fruit and Vegetable Conference to Highlight Commercial and Organic Methods
Conference Focuses On Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren
State's Only Community and Economic Development Extension Agent Seeks to Improve Life in Eastern Kentucky
Wet Fall Slowing Soybean Harvest; Delaying Wheat Planting
Homemakers Provide Holiday Stockings to Aid Kosair Children's Hospital
Extension Agents Combine Efforts for Master Cattleman Program
Meat Judging Team Repeats Success in Kansas City, Takes Second
Round Bale Silage Detailed in New Instructional Video

October 2002
Eastern Kentucky Homemakers Make  Life Easier for Some Cancer Patients
Emissions Research Generates Vital Data for Poultry Industry
UK Tax Seminars Educate Preparers on Latest Information
Steps to Keep Cooler Temperatures from Chasing Bugs Indoors
Women Environmental Leaders Learn to Share Knowledge Through Arts
Fall Herbicide Treatments Have Their Place
Hydrangeas May Be Another Option for Tobacco Farmers
KY Center for Cooperative Development Offers Resources for Co-op Leaders
Natural Resources Leadership Program Offers Valuable Training
UK Ag Economist Details State of Livestock Industry
UK Specialist Says Milking Three Times Daily Can Increase Income for KY Dairy Producers
Mums Highlight Colors of Fall
Classes Give Inmates A Chance to Improve Their Skills, Write Book for Children
Top Extension Administrator Says Stakeholders Will Help Shape Future
UK Horticulture Department Offers Tree and Butterfly Resource Materials To Teachers Via The Internet
Teamwork Key to Challenge Camp
October Is Good Time To Cool Stored Grain
Tractor Deaths Are Preventable
Heifer Replacement Detailed in New Instructional Video
UK Offers First Fall Sheep Short Course
Program Helps Youth Understand Consequences of Actions
UK Schedules Agriculture Tax Seminars
Wheat Planting Likely To Increase, If Weather Cooperates
Field Days Target Dairy Heifer Producers

September 2002
Marketing Is Biggest Challenge Shrimp Cooperative Faces
Lack Of Moisture Has Farmers Seeing Lower Yields
UK Animal Sciences Host Russian Dairy Product Entrepreneurs
Plan Now for Dairy Winter Feed Needs
Weather and Disease Problems Spell Losses for Kentucky's Burley Crop
Calibrating Drill Important Step in Optimizing Wheat Potential
El Nio Could Mean Milder Than Normal Winter for Commonwealth
Goodpaster An Inspiration in Exemplary Educator Role
Grain Left Behind in Field Impacts Income
Higher Grain Prices Due to Expected Small Crop, Less Stocks
KY Grape Industry Gaining Popularity
Green River Cattle Company Brings Beef Producers Together
Sorghum Festival Plays on County's Heritage
Consumers Drive Source Verification for Beef Industry
Field Day Offers Look at Alternative, Traditional Enterprises
Kentucky Summer 2002 Takes Spot in Record Books
Kids Expo Brings 700 Fifth-Graders to the Farm
EFNEP and Habitat for Humanity Partnership Helps More Families

August 2002
Farmers Should Check Wheat Seed for Germination
Grand Champion Competition Measure of Dedication for Young Exhibitors
UK Fall Lambing School Set for Oct. 9, Register by Oct. 1
State 4-H Officers Fair Well in Louisville
Tobacco Research Collaborative Effort
Tour Highlights Value-Added Farm Enterprises
4-H Ham Numbers Rise at State Fair
Livestock and Forages Have Major Impact on Farm Economy
Heirloom Vegetables Bring Taste and Heritage
Lack of Rain Leading to Lack of Pasture for Livestock
4-H State Fair Horticulture Contest Teaches Valuable Skills
Forage and Beef Field Day Will Highlight Latest UK Research
4-H Promotes Public Awareness at New South Wing Location at State Fair
4-H and FFA Programs Will Benefit From Youth Endowment Funding
Central Kentucky Farm Expo is Sept. 7 in Hardin County
UK Announces New Forage-Animal Program to Solve Farm Problems and Enhance Profitability
Industry Trends Focus of Beef Cattle Conference
Bluegrass Edges into Moderate Drought, East and West Mild
Proposed Tobacco Buyout A Complex Task
High School Students Explore Medical Careers Through Rural Scholars Program
UK Research Focuses on Soybean Aphid
Science Camps Provide Fun With Learning
Conference to Address Growing Healthy Kids in Kentucky
Heat and Humidty Can Be Dangerous to Livestock
Water Conservation Not Just Important During Drought
Wayne Co. Mentoring Program Helps Students Survive First Year of High School
Model Airplanes May Offer Less Expensive Way to Achieve Precision Agriculture Scouting
Kentucky 4-Hers Explore High Tech at National Conference

July 2002
Program Teaches Producers Beef Quality Assurance
Garfield Creator Helps Celebrate 4-H Centennial with Comic Strip Art
Weed Showing Resistance to Popular Herbicide
Ag Students Earn High Honors at National Design Competition
Changes in Consumer Demand Affect Farmer's Share of Food Dollar
Adequate Moisture, Moderate Temperatures Critical to Grain Crops in Coming Weeks
UK Wood Utilization Center Forms Unique Partnership with American Woodmark, Inc.
Engineers at UK College of Agriculture Developing Driverless Tractor
Peregrine Falcon Flying High Over Red River Gorge
Women in Agriculture Conferences Cancelled at Princeton and Quicksand
UK Recognized In USDA Award For Ag Assistance In Armenia
Safety Around Livestock Includes Good Hygiene and Sanitation
UK Specialist Warns Super-Sized Meals Aren't Super Healthy
Retirement Village Using IPM Methods to Rid Pests from Interior Plants
Pot-in-pot Nursery Production May Provide New Crop Opportunity
Hot Temperatures Slow Gardens Down
Summer Pests Don't Have to Bug You

June 2002
UK to Host Turf Field Day July 11
Enrichment Camp Mixes Fun and Education
UK Field Day Is July 18 in Princeton
Ag College Employees Help Feed Families For July 4th
2002-2003 State 4-H Officers Elected
High Density Apple Production Increasing in Kentucky
Berry Time in Kentucky Offers Flavorful Produce to Consumers
New State Fair Rules Impact 4-H Livestock Exhibitors
Ag College Providing Spanish Language Radio Programming
4-Hers Hone Journalism Skills in Senior Conference Track
Kentucky Seeing Most Severe Case of Wheat Fungus in a Decade
2002 Farm Bill Basics
KY Women Involved in Agriculture Plan July 17 Conference in Princeton, Oct. 11 in Quicksand
UK Names Laboratory for Animal Science Professor

May 2002
Kentucky Women in Agriculture Prepare for Follow-up Conference May 31
Ag Advisor Receives UK Minority Affairs Award
National Conversation Report Includes Kentucky Youth Ideas
2002 Proving to Be One of Wettest Springs on Record
Mammoth Cave Area Beef IRM Meeting Incorporates Grower and Consumer Issues
33rd Annual Sheeprofit Day Lets Producers "Ask the Experts"
Showcase Offers Information on Home-Based Business
Locally Produced Steaks Fare Well in UK Consumer Survey
Stone Fence Project Preserves Kentucky History
Quicksand Area Craft Marketing Workshop Keeps Mountain Heritage Alive
Persistent Rains Delay Planting Season
Horticulture Derby Teaches Youth about Nutrition
UK Ewe Profit School Slated for May 29
Conference Part of Effort to Improve Status of Women in Kentucky
Bermudagrass Can Provide Good Forage During Hot Summer Months
Tent Caterpillar Is Common Insect to North America
Coggins Test Vital for Horse Industry
UK Undergrad Students Conduct Real-world Research with Insects
Mini-Society Teaches Economics to Elementary Students
Morgan County High School Seniors Learn "Real World" Life Skills
Mr. Produce Man Used to Teach Children about Fruits and Vegetables
State 4-H Officers Show True Grit In Cancer Society Relay for Life
UK Wheat Field Day Is May 22 in Shelby County
Practical Experiences Help Agriculture Graduates Find Jobs

April 2002
UK Nursery Crops Development Center Focuses on Native Plants
Canola Getting Another Look on Kentucky Farms
Larue County Seventh-Graders Get Dose of Reality
Use of Row Fertilizer Has its Place
UK Ag and Business Colleges Formalize Partnership to Serve Local Communities
Controlling Thistles on Kentucky Farms
Study Offers Encouraging News For Kentucky's Horse Industry
Yellow Hawk to Address Kentucky Extension Homemakers
UK College of Agriculture Celebrates First Truman Scholar
KY Foresters Lay Groundwork For Re-establishment of Chestnut
East Kentucky Heifer Development Program Graduates Superior Animals
KSU and UK Combine Efforts for Kentucky's Growing Goat Industry
UK Horticulture Department Aiding in Growth of Industry
Quinstate Program Discusses Hispanic and Latino Issues
Recent Rains Replenishing Moisture Needed to Sustain Spring Crops
Breeding Season Reminders for Beef Producers
McCracken Extension Agent Active in Healthy Me, Healthy Baby Campaign

March 2002
Study Looking to Alleviate High Nitrate Levels in Abandoned Feedlots
Cooking Schools in Greenup County Make Living with Diabetes Easier
Cleaning Up Clothes and Furniture After Floods Does Not Have to Overwhelm
"Kentucky Gets Foodwise" Program Raises Foodstamp Participation Awareness
Manure Management Planner Aids Farmers with Record Keeping
Master Cattleman Program to Begin in May
Biltmore Estate Provides Valuable Learning Experience for Kentucky Beef Producers
UK Dairy Cows Producing Cancer-Fighting Milk
Tent Caterpillar Hatch Affected by Temperature
UK Clover Center Only One of its Kind Worldwide
Mild Winter Could Mean Increased Insect Problems for Corn Growers
Foaling and Breeding Is Normal Among Horses Affected by Last Year's MRLS Problem
Kentucky Pest News Offers Timely Information During the Growing Season
Program Provides Education on Antiques and Collectibles
A Gathering of Women

February 2002
Youth "Conversation" Results Presented to Governor Patton
UK Shearing School Set for April 11 & 12
UK Web Site Offers Latest Information On Loss Syndrome Monitoring Efforts
Advances Continue to Improve Alfalfa Varieties
Communication Important to Transitioning The Farm from Generation to Generation
UK Dairy Conference in Cave City March 12
2002 IPM Training School Is March 20 in Princeton
Important Foaling Reminders for Kentucky Horse Owners and Breeders
Training Series to Help Educators Pass on Information About Parenting
Tobacco Quota Buyout Plan Still Has Long Way To Go
Calculating Costs, Yields and Program Payments Can Aid in Planting Decisions
Teamwork Brings Innovation to Local Beef Awareness Efforts
Lambing School Welcomes 4-Hers
Coalition to Fight Obesity Trends in Kentucky's Youth
Ag Expo Attracts Hundreds to Owensboro
Western Kentucky Conservation Ag Day Is Feb. 19
Aquaculture Conference Set For March at Kentucky Dam Village
Barriers to Higher Yielding Soybeans
Next 60 Days Important for Beef Producers
Periodical Cicadas Return to Parts of Kentucky this Spring
Alfalfa Conference Set for Feb. 21 in Cave City

January 2002
Research on Improved Fescue Ongoing, Strategies in Place to Effectively Manage Infected Fields
Community Food Security Initiative Goal to Cut Hunger in Half
Heart of America Grazing Conference Brings Together Five-State Alliance
UK Receives Federal Funds to Improve Basic Health Education
Heifer Chain Project Launched in Adair County
International Horse Breeders Show Confidence in Kentucky
Interdisciplinary Group Focusing On Corn, Soybean Science
Green River Program Provides Leadership Training For Young Adults in Agricultural Fields
New Technology Can Provide Improved Accuracy
Things to Consider When Determining Use of Bt Corn
Locally Produced Meats Potential New Enterprise for Kentucky Farmers
Meat Judging Team Excels in Denver
Video Emphasizes Positive, Profitable Uses for Livestock Nutrients
Basics to Establishing a Good Pasture and Hay Stand
UK Extension Specialist Earns National Recognition
UK Lambing School to Teach Basics of First 72 Hours
Book Co-authored by UK Agronomist Being Used in China
CYFERnet Recognized by Tufts for Child and Family Efforts
Seminar Series Helps Minorities Tackle Entrepreneurial Challenges
Ag Expo Offers Education Programs; UK President Featured Speaker
Opportunity Marketplace Highlights Agricultural Development Process

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