University of Kentucky College of Agriculture


December 2004
UK Announces Drug Endangered Children Alliance
Receipts Likely a Record; Expected to Moderate
Tobacco Outlook Filled with Questions
How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off
Sending, Receiving Holiday Food Gifts
Meat Goat Prices Positively Affected by Demand
Grain Performance Tests Provide Important Data
UK Wheat Conference Set For Jan. 11
Workshop Shows Proper Digging, Transplanting Methods
Poinsettias Provide Holiday Color And Funds For 4-H
Asian Soybean Rust Trainings Planned Across State
Dairy Farmers Can Set Selection Standards for Genetic Improvement
Preventing Identity Theft
KY Beef Conference Focuses on Planning Today for Tomorrow's Markets
Annual Winter Lambing School Set for January 25
Equipment May Improve Safety and Increase Production for Loggers
UK College Of Agriculture Specialists Survey State For Signs Of Sudden Oak Death

November 2004
Sheep and Wool Key to Success for Kentucky Couple
Extension Agents Learn To Meet The Urban Challenge
North American International Livestock Exposition Internship Offers Students Experience
Extension Service Plays Key Role In International Livestock Exposition
Conference Offered Ideas to Make Parenting Easier, More Enjoyable
UK College of Agriculture Names New Forestry Chair
Beef Check-Off Referendum Set Dec. 7
Fruit and Vegetable Conference Set for Early January
Dealing With High Energy Costs On The Farm
Program Aims to Help Community Get Healthy
Chef Heralds Farmers as Heroes
Class Helps Hispanic Workers Gain English Skills
Scarecrows Bring Kentucky Community Together
Remember Pet Safety During the Holidays
2004 Phase II Tobacco Payments Under Scrutiny
Public Policy Institute Teaches Women How to Get Involved
Discovery Of Soybean Rust No Cause For Panic
Natural Products Innovation Conference Highlights Resources and Partnerships
New Center Boosts Cultural Arts Awareness
Farmers and Businesses Help Residents Fall in Love with County
Growing Vegetables In Kentucky Greenhouses
Walk Your Land Program Educates Landowners on Methamphetamine Production
Realistic Expectations Reduce Holiday Stress
Save on Escalating Home Heating Costs

October 2004
Annual Grazing Conference Planned for October 26
Students Experience Real Science and Help Solve Community Problems
Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain
Kentucky Ranks 4th in Number of Farms
Enhancing Leadership Abilities is Focus of October Conference
Meetings Set To Aid Farmers In Early Management Decisions
Elementary Students Experience Farm "Fun"damentals
McCracken Backpack Food For Kids Program Growing
Bat Myths Demystified; Mammals Are Beneficial
Tobacco Buyout Means Changes For Kentucky Agriculture
Career Fair Gives Students Visibility, Opportunity
Study Offers Insights Into Kentucky Attitudes About Marriage
Natural Products Innovation Conference Will Highlight Resources, Partnerships
Precision Agriculture Program Uses Tobacco Money to Add Technology for Grain Production
Straw Production In Kentucky
Kentucky Farmers Innovative in Sustainable Agriculture
Tax Planning Important In Good Economic Year
Collaboration Aims To Reduce Highway Weed Problems
Youth Leaders Lend Voice To Civic Groups
USDA Deputy Administrator Visits UK College of Agriculture
Ruminant Nutrition is Focus of
Oct. 27 Workshop
Take Tricks Out Of Halloween By Following Safety Measures
Recent Dry Spell Causes Concern for Start of Fall Fire Season

September 2004
Wireworms Can Be Problem In Kentucky Cornfields
No-Till Tobacco Research Continues To Improve Techniques
UK Colleges Of Agriculture And Dentistry Join Forces To Improve Oral Health
Keeping Pests Out of Homes
The Buzz on Chainsaw Safety
CPH Sales Worthwhile Even In High Cattle Market
Program Teaches Kentucky Teens Safe Driving Skills
Green River Cattle Company Works To Add Value For Beef Producer
Ky Women in Agriculture to Hold 5th Statewide Conference
UK College of Agriculture Fall Lambing School Set for Oct. 13
Scout Fields for Potential Lodging in Corn
Leadership Initiative Helps Kentucky Nonprofit Organizations
UK College Of Agriculture Aids In Nutritional Education Of FarmersĘ Market Voucher Recipients
Grain Harvest Moving Along, Ohio River Damages Some Fields
Wet Spring and Summer Affects Management of Apple Diseases
UK Spider Research Interests BBC Documentary Filmmakers
Ag Development Funds Result in Forage-Beef Program Progress
Fall Optimum Time To Plant Many Trees and Shrubs
Be Prepared for Disasters
Protect Children on Farms
Check Wheat Seed For Germination, Use Seed Treatments If Necessary
Outdoor Gatherings May Attract Yellowjackets

August 2004
Value Added Target Marketing Program Provides Important Data
Marketing With Large Grain Crop Estimate
Pride Of Kentucky Showcase
Ragweed Culprit for Crop Losses, Allergies from Pollen
Cooperative Extension Helps Small Business Owners in Northern KY
Properly Use Resistant Varieties To Control Soybean Cyst Nematode
Stockpile Forages Now For Longer Grazing Season
Make Tailgating Memorable for All the Right Reasons
Tennessee and Kentucky to Host North American Biotechnology Conference
Central Kentucky Farm Expo Is Sept. 2
Cutting Competition Described as Olympics of Tobacco by Some
Weather Experts Believe Weak El Ni±o Conditions Beginning
UK Ag. Economist Says Current Cattle Cycle Not Typical
Goats Provide Opportunity on Southern KY Farm
UK College of Agriculture Highlights Healthy Homes in State Fair Exhibit
UK College of Ag State Fair Exhibit Offers Practical Tips for Healthy Homes
IPM Common-Sense Approach To Home, Farm Pest Control
New UK Associate Ag Dean Brings Commitment to Students to Job
Managing Weeds In Pastures
Potato Pals Allow Youth To Show Creativity
Demonstration Plots Aid Vegetable Producers

July 2004
Kentucky 4-Hers Elect New State Officers
Extension Disaster Education Network Enhancing Efforts Nationally and in Kentucky
UK's Eden Shale Research Farm: Helping Farmers Nearly 50 Years
Frequent Rains Hamper Fly Control Efforts for Livestock Producers
Home Gardening Offers More Than Just Nutritional Benefits
Grain Crops Showing Promise
Hay Storage Program Reduces Losses
Sewing Camp Teaches More Than Needles and Thread
Growing Conditions Prove A Challenge To Tobacco Producers
UK Ag Engineering Students are International Runners-Up in Tractor Design Competition
Kentucky Wheat Crop Takes Hit, Lowering Yields, Test Weights
Many Spiders Shouldn't Be Unwelcome House Guests
Black Widow and Brown Recluse Dangerous Spiders in Kentucky
Teachers Learn Hands-On Techniques at UK College of Agriculture Workshop
Lunch Hour Trips to Farmers' Market Mutually Beneficial
Mini Watermelons Offer Producers Another Crop
Recycling Pesticide Containers Helps Protect Environment
Pre-Civil War Quilts May Have Pointed the Way to Freedom
Cattle Market Uncertainty May Require More Careful Fall Decision Making
Eden Shale Research Farm Part of State's History
Progress in Tobacco Buyout, Major Hurdles Remain

June 2004
Wet Weather Brought Challenges For Apple, Peach Growers
Beef Cattle Conferences Offer Latest Marketing Information
KTRDC Director Receives Life Sciences Visionary Award
Forestry Leadership Program Embraces Diversity
HEEL Program Announces Grant Recipients
Extension Service Helps Edmonson County Become StormReady
Visiting Farmers' Markets Helps Local Economies, People's Health
Twilight Tour Features Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Varieties
Use Proven Management Practices to Reduce Livestock Heat Stress
Consumer Demand Continues to Raise Grocery Meat Prices
Managing Mosquitoes Around The Home
Sudden Oak Death Not a Problem in Kentucky Yet
UK Blueberry Variety Research
'Good Bugs" Might Be Beneficial
Agriculture Agent Believes Educating Farmers On Cancer Prevention Part Of The Job
Cleaning-up Clothing and Furniture After Floods
Remember Fireworks Safety
Southern Kentucky County Gets Moving with 4-H Fitness Day
Managing Flood Problems on the Farm
Taking Care of Appliances After Recent Kentucky Floods
Healthy Eating Habits Taught By Cooperative Extension Service Lead To 100 Pound Weight Loss
Solar Panels Provide Educational Opportunity to Youth and Adults
Spotty Rainfalls Expected to Continue Into Early June
Slime Molds Don't Deserve Image Created by Name and Appearance
Vegetable Production Continues to Increase, Direct Marketing Driving Growth

May 2004
Ticks Are on the Prowl
Trash Turns to Treasure for Some Eastern Kentucky Students
Prevention and Early Detection Reduce Melanoma Risk and Fatalities
Wheat Disease Showing Up In Areas Of State
Farmers Markets Opening Earlier, Adding Products
Changes In Treated Lumber
Kentucky 4-Her Included in List of National Award Recipients
East KY Women Learn Sewing, Quilting and More at Spring Fling
Research Partnership Will Benefit Poultry Industry
Tobacco Blue Mold Now Occurring in Kentucky
4-H Camps Gearing Up for Another Exciting Summer
Students Fold 1,000 Cranes for Peace
Ewe Profit School Set for May 26
Cicadas Pose Little Concern for Animals and Their Owners
Kentucky Blue Mold Warning System Turns 25
Good Management Techniques Mean A More Successful Cattle Breeding Season
Dry Stone Masonry Project Sparks Future Employment Ideas for East Ky. Students
Time To Assess Harvest And Storage Needs
Calloway County 4-H Mixes Fun with Community Service
Use Forages More Efficiently To Increase Livestock Profits
Preparation Important to Successful Job Search

April 2004
UK Wheat Field Day Is May 18
Preschool Newsletter Offers Child Care Information
Children Get Wild About Reading on Earth Day
Homemaker Leadership Retreat Offers Fun, Educational Information
Survey Looking For Herbicide Resistant Ryegrass
Sheeprofit Day Celebrates 35th Anniversary
Southwestern Corn Borer Survey Shows Low Numbers
Washington Congressional Staffers Take Tour of Reclaimed Mine Land
Birds' Nesting, Feeding Activities Create Urban, Farm Problems
Coaching and Leadership Institute Set to Spur Entrepreneurship in NE Kentucky
Corn Can Extend Grazing Season and Profit for Beef Producers
State Receives Approval To Use Folicur To Combat Wheat Disease
Master Food Volunteers Ready to Work
Keep Insects From Destroying Home Gardening Pleasure
Central Kentuckians Encouraged to
Get Moving
Goat Enterprises Moving From Niche to Mainstream for Kentucky Farmers
Cooperative Extension Helps Student Gain Valuable Experience in East KY Community
Choose Nutritious, Safe Foods for Menus at Spring Gatherings
Kentucky Farmers Beginning The Task Of Planting 2004 Crop
Markets Remain Promising For Grain Crops
Bagging Grass Clippings Not Always the Best Idea
County-By-County Weather Narrative Forecasts Available from Agricultural Weather Center

March 2004
Periodical Cicadas Set To Emerge This Spring
Higher Feed Costs Will Cut Into Livestock Profits This Year
Production-Oriented Goat Workshops Offered Throughout Eastern Kentucky
Temperature Checking Hay Can Keep Fires at Bay
High Grain Prices Result of Supply Problems, Improved Demand3
County Beef Group Taking Product from Field to the Consumer
Lighten Up LaRue County Helps Residents Shed Pounds, Gain Better Eating Habits
Agri-Vision to Showcase Ag Service and Research at Home & Garden show
Economist Says It's a Good Time for Declining Farm Program Costs
Lawn Mower Safety
Children Become "Organ Wise" While Learning Health Lessons
Animal Science Students Earn First in Regional Quadrathlon
Sweet 16 Program Provides Automobile Safety Lessons For Teens
Kentucky Woman Honored In Washington
Wellness Forum Emphasizes Health and Nutrition for Women
New Web Site Opens Up World of Possibilties
4-H Capitol Experience Teaches Youth About Government, Leadership
Rising Milk Prices Mean Good News for Farmers

February 2004
Factors In Determining Whether To Buy Equipment Or Custom Hire Precision Agriculture Applications
Specialist Says More Seed Not Always Best Where Corn is Concerned
Herbarium Aids in Identifying Kentucky Plants and More
IPM Scout Traininig Is March 17 At UK Research And Education Center
Meats Research Helps Processors Take Food Safety to Higher Level
Graves County Hispanic Students Get 4-H Introduction
New Products Continue To Enhance Protection Of Corn From Insects
Dairy Conference Sessions Aimed at Increasing Profits
Funding for UK Will Enhance Collaboration with New USDA Lab
Goat Workshop to Detail New Agribusiness Opportunity
Flowers in the Snow
Researchers Continue To Develop Information, Strateges For Soybean Aphid
Soybean Rust Likely To Reach United States In Coming Years
Producers Can Minimize Winter Alfalfa Stand Losses
Alfalfa Conference Set For Feb. 26 In Cave City
Agritourism Forums Work To Build Knowledge, Leadership In Emerging Industry

January 2004
Electronic System Gives Valuable Information to Cattle Producers
Kentucky Children Faring Better Than a Decade Ago
Grain Sorghum Gaining Interest In Kentucky
Fine Tuning Nitrogen Use
Pesticide Storage Important in Winter
Managing Risk Best Alternative To Reducing Wheat Head Blight Problems
Plastic Tunnels Provide Expanded Production Opportunities
Ag Expo Celebrates 30th Year Of Educational Programs For Farm Community
Trade Embargoes Hit Beef Prices
Kentucky Cattle Programs Benefit Producers, Consumers
Managing Broomsedge In Pastures
KY Dairy Herd Structure Changing
Combating Higher Energy Costs
Remember Fire Safety Precautions
Steps to Increase Forage Production Can Be Simple

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