University of Kentucky College of Agriculture


December 2003
Kentucky 4-H Livestock Judging Team Ranks High in National Contest
Program Helps Detention Center Inmates Start Over
Grain Crop Outlook for 2004 Depends on Global Supply and Consumption
UK Wheat Conference To Focus On Head Blight
Grazing Conference Features Nationally Known Speakers
State's Horticulture Industry Continues To Expand
UK Winter Lambing School Set for Feb. 4
National Science Grants to UK Agriculture Reach High Level
KY 4-H Skillathon Team Named Reserve National Champions
Christmas Store Much More than Toys
Recent Weather Signals Time for Livestock Winter Preparation
Homemakers Quilts Aid McCracken Crime Stoppers
State's Livestock Industry Enjoys Strong Year, Expected To Remain Strong
Kentucky's Farm Economy Rebounded In 2003, Likely To Remain Steady In 2004
Holiday Shoppers Can Avoid Identity Theft
Garden Gurus Set for Jan. 10 in Paducah
Despite Disappointments, Burley Growers Had Some Positives in 2003
Kentucky Cowpokes Program Aimed At Youth Interested In Beef Industry
Improving Forage Systems is Focus of Northeast Kentucky Program

November 2003
Fruit and Vegetable Conference Allows Producers to Share Ideas and Learn from Experts
French Agriculture Policy Visitors Learn About Kentucky Ag Marketing
Tobacco Buyout Not Going To Happen In 2003
Good Sanitation Key to Preventing Hepatitis A
Crop Opportunities Can Be Found for Producers Looking to Expand
Interest in Biology Leads Teacher to Prestigious Science Fellowship
Holiday Seminar Inspires Nearly 500
Kentucky Farmers Well Situated To Take Advantage Of High Soybean Prices
Stream Restoration Improves Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat
Holidays Can Be Stressful But Realistic Expections, Communication Can Help
McCracken County Homemaker Noted For Making Turbans For Chemotherapy Patients
Workshop to Build Community Capactiy for Solid Waste Education
Kentucky Corn, Soybean Crops Fare Well In 2003
Entrepreneurship Helps Develop Economic Diversity in Kentucky Counties
Know Hay Quality For Balanced Cattle Diet
Extension Delivers Health Education Through Faith-Based Organizations

October 2003
Vet Says Goat Owners Can Avoid Pesky Parasite Problems
Harvest Trail Tour Highlights Scott County Agritourism
Tight Supplies Drive up Beef Prices
Fate of Animals in Disasters Has Human Health Consequences
Historical Marker Highlights UK Research And Education Center
Natural Products Innovation is Focus of November Conference
Kentucky Grazing Conference Is Nov. 25 In Lexington
Camp Gives Youth A Look At Health Careers
Rough Weather Year Continues for Burley Growers
Computers Connect The Ages In Cyber Seniors/Cyber Teens
Dairy Management Field Day is Oct. 30
Farmers' Markets Continue To Grow In Kentucky
Foresters, Landowners and Loggers Collaborate at East Ky. Tree Farm
Planning Considerations For Farm Income Taxes
Teachers Learn Environment Lessons They'll Give to High School Students
Pumpkin Festival Teaches Youngsters Agriculture Basics
Weather Records Still Adding Up and Affecting Kentucky Farmers
New Program Works To Encourage Saving
Spreadsheet Can Aid In Controlling Wheat Seed Costs
Landscapes Still Need Some Attention After First Frost
Helping Families Help Themselves Is Goal of Homemakers Seminar
UK Cooperative Extension Helps Food Producers Earn Required Certification

September 2003
Pot-In-Pot Field Day Gives Prospective Growers Look At Production System
UK College of Design and UK College of Agriculture Enhance Partnership
Apple Time in Kentucky
Soy-based Biodiesel Offers Kentucky Farmers Another Potential Market
Higher Fuel Prices Mean Higher Grain Drying Costs
Eastern KY 4th and 5th Graders Experience a Day on the Farm
Kentucky Master Gardeners Share Ideas
Grazing School Aims to Provide Helpful Information to Cattle Producers
Conference to Address Children's Environmental Health
UK New Crop Opportunities Conference Targets Farmers Seeking New Enterprises
With High Natural Gas Prices, Farmers Need To Maximize Use
A Glimpse Of Mars And 4-H
Readying Combines, Grain Bins Now Means Less Headaches At Harvest
KY Weather Records Continue to Pile Up as Grace Remnants Drench State
Heritage and Culture Center Gives Laurel Gorge Area Tourism Boost
School Children Earn Chance to Get Close-Up to Nature
Tips For Curing Burley Tobacco
UK Mine Reforestation Project is Focus of Industry Interest
Specialist Details Steps to Maintaining High Silage Yields
Risk of Green Tobacco Sickness Worse in Wet Weather

August 2003
Cool, Wet Summer Causing Problems for Tobacco
4-H Country Ham Contest Entries Rise
Outlook For Backgrounding Cattle This Fall Looks Favorable
UK Cooperative Extension Service Will Aid In Educational, Research Efforts As New Labeling Requirements Begin
Lambing School Set for Oct. 8 at UK Animal Research Center
Survey Says No-Till Wheat Appears To Be Gaining Interest
Quilt Camp Teaches Valuable Skills
Wood Products Businesses Build Skills With Help of Cooperative Extension and UK Wood Center
Despite Rough Start Grain Crops Finishing Strong
Avian Bowl More than Competition
Bicycle Rodeo Incorporates Fun and Learning
Ag Leaders Launch "Pride of Kentucky" Cookbook
Byproducts Offer Good Feed Potential For Weaned Calves, Breeding Cows
Ham Breakfast Represents 40 Years of Kentucky Agriculture Tradition
Food Demonstrations Offer Farmers Market Shoppers Healthy Ideas
Impending Labeling Regulations Will Impact State's Livestock Industry
UK Cooperative Extension Service Aids Refugee Program
Proper Maintenance Can Keep Septic System In Good Repair

July 2003
Extension Partners with Beef Industry and Retail Markets to Promote New Cut
Tall Fescue Probably Not Too Worrisome for Goats
Kentucky Weather Still Setting Records
Nutrition Program Benefits Seniors and Producers at Farmers Markets
Young Scholars Learn the Power of Green
UK College of Agriculture Engineers Assist Produce Cooperative
Twilight Tour To Showcase UK Horticulture July 22
New Rules In Place For Selling Homemade Foods At Farmers' Markets
Preventing Pinkeye In Cattle
Late-Planted Corn Should Be Watched For Fall Armyworm Activity
Educators Prepare to Get "All Wild About Kentucky's Environment"
Rising Black Bear Population in Kentucky a Good Sign
Preparing For Fall Forage Seeding Means Remembering The Basics
Campers Focus on Fine Arts at North-Central 4-H Camp
Seminar Will Show Small Business Owners Benefits of Being Online
Wood Magic Wows Visitors at Robinson Station Field Day
Blackberry Research Seeks Best Varieties for Kentucky Producers
Master Clothing Program Keeps Sewing Traditions Alive
Ky. Weather Continues Top Ten Trend
Field Days to Highlight Vegetable Production

June 2003
Extension Specialist Offers Tips for Flood-Damaged Items
UK College of Agriculture Dedicates Lecture Hall to Loyal Ag Alum
Look At Assets When Considering Agritourism
Master Gardeners Add Color to Pedestrian Bridge Across Ohio River
Summer Day Camp A Community Affair
UK College of Agriculture Releases 2003 Ag Input Survey
Kentucky Women in Ag to Incorporate
Master Cattlemen Program Offers Valuable Knowledge
Researchers Get Closer To Solving Caterpillar Mystery
Wet Conditions Continue To Plague Farmers
Tobacco Lawsuit Settlement May Aid In More Production Security, Buyout Discussions
5th Wettest April and May Puts Growers on Edge
Wheat Harvest Near, Some Disease Problems
Ag Engineering Students Earn Third at International Design Competition
4-H Team Will Represent Kentucky at National Environment Contest
Blueberries Offer Growers Potential Profit Opportunity
McCracken Demonstration Garden Receives National Recognition
Youth Gain Experience At Horse Camp

May 2003
Things To Consider Before Buying More Farmland
Homemakers Clothe-A-Child Program Brings In Thousands of Items
New Technologies May Not Be Just For Large Farms
Horticulture Demonstrations Bring Latest Solutions to Kentucky Growers
Agritourism Conferences Set For June 17-18
All Commodity Field Day at Robinson Station July 17
High Milk Production Critical to Kentucky Dairy Farmers this Summer
No-Till Tobacco Demonstration at UK Plant and Soil Sciences Field Day
UK Opens New Plant Science Building
Italian Ryegrass A Tough Competitor In Kentucky Wheat Fields
Shadowing Program Offers Students Glimpse Of Careers
Kentuckians Still Dealing with Ice-Storm Damaged Trees
Wet Conditions Mean Farming Delays
Sheeprofit Day to Bring Producers and Consumers Together May 17
UK Agriculture Graduates Earn Prestigious National Fellowships
UK Offers Burley Growers Tools to Help Make Variety Decisions
Kids CafT Offers Much More than Healthy Meals
UK Names New Assistant Extension Director for 4-H/Youth Development
Containers Can Provide Fresh Produce Using Little Space
UK Sets Ewe Profit School for May 28

April 2003
Home and Garden Show Display Puts Extension Front and Center
Day Camp Teaches Kids Valuable Knowledge
HorseQuest Web Site Provides Valuable Information with Every Click
Children Learn To Be Junior Master Gardeners
UK College of Agriculture Site Of Kentucky Pest Management Center
New IPM Program Aimed At Nursery Crop Producers
Polymer-Coated Corn Trials Could Make Planting More Convenient
UK Wheat Field Day Set For May 13 In Princeton
Inaugural Seminar Honors Gift and Memory of Harry E. Wheeler
Flowers, Plants and West Kentucky Family Combine to Equal Success
Youth Ag Field Day Gives Elementary Students Close-up Look at Agriculture
Students Gain Valuable Knowledge At Safety Days
Planting Season Off to Fast Start
Footstool Workshop Revives Interest in Heritage Crafting Skill
Meat Goat Industry Continues To Grow in Kentucky
Grazing School Offers Ways to Improve Profitability for Livestock Producers
Heritage Seminar Links Past to Future
Armenian Assistance Program Has UK Connection
As ATV Popularity Increases So Does Need For Safety Reminders
Students Enjoy a Buffet of Bugs for Spring Break
Growing Corn After Corn Can Increase Insect, Disease Problems

March 2003
Mural Club Project Adds Art to Northern Ky. Schoo
Proper Maintenance Can Mean Fewer Delays This Spring, Better Potential Yields
Extension Agents Equipped to Deliver Valuable Health Programming
Time is a Friend for Forest Landowners After Recent Ice Storm
Well Testing Program Available In Purchase Area
4-H Club Connects with Troops Through Letter-Writing Campaign
Precision Agriculture Research Is Multifaceted
Rural Life and Disability Focus of March 14 Training Conference
Tent Caterpillar Populations Likely Will Be Lower This Spring
Fallen Trees Beneficial for Firewood and Other Uses
Research Seeking To Determine How Precision Agriculture Is Environmentally Advantageous
Shiitake Mushroom Production Detailed in New Instructional Video
Leadership Ballard Helps Middle School Students Become Good Leaders
Central KY Farmer Gives New Life to Old Tobacco Barn
Kentucky Bull Evaluation Program Sale Is March 25
Kentucky's Hay Image Rebounding
Kentucky Cattle Producers Use Technology to Stay Ahead of Competition
UK Crop and Soil Sciences Field Day Will Feature Latest Crop Information
Extension Provides Family Resources for Dealing With Wartime Concerns

February 2003
Henning Named UK Assistant Extension Director for Ag & Natural Resources
Blueberry Workshop Will Highlight Production and Economics
Education and Innovation Focus of Home Garden & Landscape Expo
Help For Food Product Entrepenuers Available At UK
UK Weather Center Provides County Level Forecasts to Aid Farmers in Field Activities

State Arboretum To Have High Tech Information Access For vistors

2003 IPM Training School is March 19 in Princeton
Certified Specialists Can Help Farmers Develop Necessary Plans
Report Shows Cattle Industry Entering Expansion Phase of Cattle Cycle
Roses Could Bring Valentine Profits to Kentucky Farmers
Shearing School Set for Late March at UK's Animal Research Center
Workshops Provide Information For Small Businesses
Vegetable IPM Training Set For March 6 At Robinson Station
Crop Insurance Can Be Added Risk Management Tool For Farmers
Reduced-Risk Insecticides Studied for Control of Eastern Tent Caterpillars
USDA Under Secretary Hawks Featured Speaker at Women in Ag Conference
"Agri-Vision 2003" to Highlight UK College of Agriculture at Central Ky. Home and Garden Show

January 2003
Arboretum Offers Teens Opportunity to Teach Nature Lessons to Children
Kentucky Alfalfa Conference Offers Expanded Program
Farmers Can Expect Cold Weather a Little Longer Awareness
UK Continues To Research Impact Of No-Till Wheat
UK Technology Grant Will Foster New Partnerships and Products
Web Site Makes Kentucky Snake Identification Easier
4-H Reunion A Time To Reminisce and Look To The Future
UK College of Agriculture Sponsoring First Precision Agriculture Conference
Pastures May Need Renovating After Poor Weather Conditions Of 2002
Old Pesticides in Unused Barns Can Threaten Livestock
Extension Homemaker Leaders Equipped to Educate Clubs About Consumer Beef Quality Awareness
Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference Features Diverse Speakers
Continuous Corn Production Can Reduce Yields
Recovering From Holiday Debt Requires Rethinking Holiday Spending
Rising Deer Population Causes Losses For Farmers
UK Colleges of Agriculture and Medicine Sign Kentucky Rural Health Agreement
Caution Is Urged When Using Poultry Litter On Tobacco
UK College Of Agriculture Releases Two New Wheat Varieties

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