University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

December 2005
Northern Kentucky Business, Schools Recognized for Healthier Choices
Managing Fertilizer Costs to Get the Most for the Money
Winter Wheat Meeting Jan. 10
2005 Forest Fire Seasons Might Be Over; Tree Damage Long-Term Problem
State's Livestock Sector Enjoying Continued Strength
2005 Was Good for State's Farmers; Next Year Could be Bright as Well
Cold Temperatures, Rising Energy Prices Renew Interest in Heating With Corn
Kentucky Beef Conference to Help Producers Plan Today for Tomorrow's Markets
Keeping Up with Dairy Genetic Change
Bedbug Resurgence Creating Interest, Anxiety
Eighth Annual Holiday Cooking School Draws Large Crowd in Southeast Kentucky
Fruit and Vegetable Conference Set for Jan. 10-11 in Lexington
Pesticide/Pest Management Training is Dec. 20 in Princeton
New UK College of Agriculture Web Site Answers Gardener's Questions
Heart of America Grazing Conference Comes to Kentucky in January
Late Find of Soybean Rust on Kudzu in Kentucky Does Not Impact Crop
Volunteers 'Warm Up' Residents in Eastern Kentucky County
Red River Project Helps Students Become Good Water Stewards

November 2005
Auction Proceeds Aid Fort Campbell Families
Tobacco Production, Producers Could Shrink Again In 2006
Agriculture Adventures Teach Students Origins of Food
'Fields of Plenty' Author to Appear Dec. 4
Progam Aims To Introduce People To Other Food, Cultures
Restored Low Dutch Meeting House Site Of Sweet Home Spun Crafts, Classes
Conversation Aims to Produce Solutions to Forestry Issues
Extension Efforts Target Medicare Part D Confusion
Extension Continues Methamphetamine Education
New Mineral Recommendations Available
Russian Delegation Visits Research Center in Princeton
Plan Now for Higher 2006 Costs
Eastern Kentucky Extension Office Earns National Recognition
Harvest Nears Completion; Yields Better Than Expected
Owning a Home-Based Business Offers Many Rewards
Fall Invaders Harmless But Annoying
Farmland Prices Continue to Rise
Experts to Discuss Production, Consumption and Marketing of Ethnic & Cultural Foods at Tri-State Conference
Arboretum in Northern Kentucky Combines Education and Recreation
Buyers Beware When Shopping for a 'Fresh' Christmas Tree
UK College of Agriculture to Host Best-Selling Author John Maxwell
Kicks Off Family Meals Campaign at 2005 Growing Healthy Kids Conference

October 2005
2005 Seed School Set Oct. 25 in Bowling Green
Southern Region Water Quality Conference Comes to Lexington
Being Food Wise Means Losing Pounds, Feeling Better
ATV Safety Camp Aimed at Young Riders
UK Part of National Celebration of Renewable Transportation Fuels
Cost Control For Kentucky's Beef Operations
Master Cattleman Hands-On Field Days Popular With Participants
Apple Cider Consumption Down
Fall Busy Time for Gardeners
Prepare Now for Higher Heating Costs
Home-Based Business Workshop Focuses on Heritage Skills
UK Events Designed to Expose 'Invisible' Face of Hunger
Conference Takes Aim at Childhood Overweight in Kentucky
Pre-Teen Conference Bridges Gap
Clothesline of Quilts To Draw Tourists to Appalachian Culture
ISU/UK Collaborate in First-in-the-Nation Poultry Air Monitoring
Homemakers Get In Holiday Spirit
Cooking School Focuses on Tailgating Food and More

September 2005
Symposium on Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Set for November in Lexington
Taste Panels Help UK Researchers Identify Consumer Preferences
Fall Calving Can Be Producer Option
Hurricanes Affect Livestock Markets
2007 Farm Bill Discussions Begin
UK Recognizes Community Partners on Stone Fence Project
$1.5 Million Project Aims to Make Milk Transport More Secure
Research Aimed at Restoring Parts of UK Farm to Native Grassland
Making the Most of Flat Storage
David Switzer Recognized as Friend of the UK Equine Initiative
Equine Drill Team Teaches Teamwork
Kentucky Drought Continues For Bluegrass and East Climate Zones
Rising Fuel Costs Impact Farmers
Remnants of Katrina Improve Drought Status in Kentucky
Women in Agriculture State Conference in Owensboro Nov. 2-4
Home-Based Processors Finding Success at Farmers' Markets
Kentucky Nonprofit Leadership Forum Set for Oct. 6
State Soybeans Escaping Rust This Year
UK Weed Research Aids Pumpkin Growers
Recent Rains Little Help to Grain, Tobacco
Kentucky Cooperative Extension Reaches Out to Katrina Evacuees
UK College of Agriculture Tobacco Research Draws International Interest
Camp Gives Youth Look at Biotechnology
Common Practice of Backyard Burning Sparks Push to Educate Public on Hazards
Horseshoeing School Provides Interactive Classroom
UK College of Ag Experts Work with Vineyards, Wineries to Advance Grape Industry in Kentucky
12-Day Hike to Promote Kentucky's Sheltowee Trace

August 2005
Tobacco Suffering From Weather Problems
Tour Provides Look at Alternative Agriculture
Water Conservation Begins at Home
Live Cattle Trade with Canada Resumes
Drought's Effects on Kentucky Pastures Not Entirely Grim
UK College of Agriculture 'Extends' Efforts to Eastern Europe
Bluegrass Slips Into Severe Drought; West and Central Moderate
Researchers Continue to Seek Slow-Rusting Soybeans
Youth Taste Success with Country
Ham Project
Plans Moving Forward for Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center Upgrades
EKU, UK To Merge Dairy Operations
Workshop to Provide Communities with Resources to Help Combat Growing Methamphetamine Problem
Drought Stress Increases Mycotoxin Risk
Night Walk Educates All Ages About Insects
College of Agriculture Sets Record in Research Funding
Workshops for Nursery, Greenhouse Growers Set for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1
Agricultural Diversification Summer Event Attracts Large Audience
Nutrition Educators Prove Healthy Foods are Both Tasty and Easy to Prepare
Agricultural Exports Important to Kentucky
Slow the Spread Program Monitors Gypsy Moth Progression

July 2005
Lump Sum Tobacco Payments Need Careful Consideration
Brazilian Soybean Expert Discusses Rust
Students Become Star Chefs During Summer Vacation
New Program Provides In-Depth Information to Help State's Tobacco Growers Compete
UK Biosystems and Ag Engineering Students in Top Three at International Tractor Design Competition.
UK Plant-Made Pharmaceutical Research Among Highlights at National Agricultural Biotechnology Conference
Researching Optimum Fertilizer Methods for State's Nursery Industry
Planter Designed to Reduce Guesswork, Increase Savings for Farmers
Potassium Deficiency a Problem in Crops
UK College of Agriculture Collaborates to Offer Free Computer-Based Agro-Terrorism Courses
Soybean Aphid Arriving in Ky. Fields
Abundant Japanese Beetles Point to Potential Grub Problem
Managing Cattle Through Drought
State's Tobacco Production Not Limited to Burley
Demo Gardens Educate Visitors and Provide for Hungry Kentuckians
Dennis Dents Drought; Rain Still Needed
UK Equine Initiative Conducting Survey of State's Horse Industry
July 28 Field Day Provides Educational Opportunities for Farmers, Youth and Families
UK to Team with Purdue to Offer Meat Goat and Sheep Workshop
Dangerous Heat Wave Approaching KY
Most of Kentucky in Drought Status

June 2005
Nursery Owners Learn to Outsmart Pests with Integrated Pest Management
Waiting and Watching for Soybean Rust
Baled Silage Can Mean High Quality, Timely Harvest
Keeping Dairy Cows Cool In Heat Is Essential
Ethanol, Biodiesel Tours Highlight Kentucky's Renewable Fuels Industry
Summer Heat Considerations for Horses
UK College of Ag Second Stop in Coast-to-Coast Ethanol Journey
Wheat Harvest Under Way, Yields Good
Landscape Architecture Students Sweep National Design Competition
Lunch Break Includes Education, Nutrition, Activity
Koolsville Teaches Youth About Business, Government and Life
Eden Shale Vineyard Trial Yielding Important Information for Grape Growers
Technology Uses Plant Color to Determine Fertilizer Need
UK Researcher Part of International Team Fighting Major Tropical Disease
UK Research Looks at Value of Replacing Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Pastures
Multi-Agency Exercise Helps State Prepare for Potential Agro-Terrorism
Backyard Garden More Than a Hobby for Eastern Kentucky Woman
Basket Seminar Celebrates 10 Years
Summer Program Pairs Nutritious Meals with Exercise
Extension Leadership Programs Help Participants Through Challenges

May 2005
Extension Agents See Muddy Creek As Good Model for Stream Restoration
UK Superfund Research Team Earns Largest NIH Grant in College of Agriculture History
Festival Celebrates Black Bear Recolonization in Kentucky
Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Learning Skills to Help Their Tobacco-Dependent Counties
UK College of Agriculture Research Farm Celebrates 50 Years
College of Agriculture Equine Initiative Focuses Efforts Toward Advancing Horse Industry
Program Provides Basics for Landowners With a Few Acres
4-Hers Learn Time-Honored Skills with Modern-Day Slant
Day Camp Teaches Central Kentucky Youth About Safety
MRLS Mini-Conference Spotlights Young Problem-Solvers
New Food Pyramid Customizable for Everyone
Prestigious Grant Enables UK AG Economist to Study U.S.-China Soybean Trade
Talk to Teens to Prevent Dating Abuse
Homemakers' Seminar Offers Spring Design Tips
Premise ID Program Under Way
Kentucky's Produce Options Continue to Increase
Sheeprofit Day Set for May 26
Native Grasses Have Advantages; Kentucky Company Providing Seed
June Conference Will Address Agricultural Biotechnolgy
New Publication Helps Predict Soybean Flowering Date

April 2005
Program Aids Refugees with Economics of Living in the United States
Management Training and Update Set for Fruit and Vegetable Growers
Eastern Kentucky Celebrates First Fine Arts Extension Agent in the United States
Popular Burning Bush Sparks UK Research Project
Raising Dairy Heifers a 'Good Option' for Kentucky Farmers
Lloyd's of London Celebrates 20 Years of Support to Veterinary Science Department
Consumer Demand Continues to Increase for Organic, Natural and Homegrown Foods
Rural Health and Safety Topics Addressed at National Conference
4-H Ties Strong for Truman Scholar
Technology Allows Information Retrieval to Go From Computers to Cell Phones
Corn Planting Moving Forward
Students Spruce up Their Skills During Spring Lawn Mower Clinic
Greenhouse Offers Learning Opportunities for Youth and Adults
Homemakers' American Indian Project Opens Hearts and Pocketbooks
Kentucky Tobacco Farmers Planning to Grow Less Tobacco
Exploration Day Gives Youth Look at 4-H, Career Possibilities
Bluebird Boxes Help Fathers, Children Work Together.
4-H Teen Club Helps Preserve History
4-H Camps Gearing Up for Another Exciting Summer
Teens Get a Lesson in Private Enterprise and Their Role in the Economy
UK Wheat Field Day is May 17
Community Theater Instills More Than Acting Skills
New CD Allows Youth to Discover Livestock
First Detectors Keep Watchful Eye for New Pests

March 2005
Kentucky Cooperative Extension Programs Focus on Living Well
UK College of Agriculture Partners with Owensboro Grain Company
Look for Appropriate Landscape Plants that Expand Season
Production Needs in Post-Buyout Tobacco Market
Extension Program Teaches Healthy Weight Reduction Strategies
Sentinel Plot Network to Aid in Early Detection of Soybean Rust
Agri-Vision Display to Focus on Research and Agricultural Services at Home and Garden Show
Producers Should Consider Corn Resistant to Northern Leaf Blight in Areas with Previous Occurrences
Owners Transporting Horses Must Have Coggins Test in Tow
Color is the Key to Nutrition in Some Eastern Kentucky Schools
Farm Contracts Continue to Increase
U.S. Cattle Industry Beginning to Expand
Soaring Fuel Prices Lead the Way to Higher Farm Production Costs
Humanities and Agriculture Partner for Culture of Land and Food Symposium
East Kentucky Heifer Development Project Thriving
Larger Soybean Aphid Populations A Potential in 2005
Consulting Foresters Can Help Land Owners In Timber Sales Process
National Animal Feeding Operations Consent Agreement, Monitoring Study Impact on Kentucky Producers
Quick Response Team Addresses Latino/Hispanic Issues in Extension

February 2005
Alfalfa Conference Marks 25th Year
Think Biosecurity When Dealing With Soybean Rust
Continual Corn Production Requires Considerations
Technology Project Helps Students, City Sidewalks
Mowing Grass for Best Results
Purchase Area Master Gardeners Bring Expertise into the Classroom
Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster Happens
U.S. Food Imports on the Rise
2005 University of Kentucky IPM Training School is March 16
Lightning Underrated Killer
Senator McConnell Announces 2005 Federal Earmarks for UK
Workshop Planned for Starting Nonprofit Organizations
Older Adults High-Risk Fire Group
Reforestation on Mined Lands Focus of Seven-State Partnership
Proper Spray Equipment, Technique Keys to Soybean Rust Control
Homemakers Show Another Side of Tsunami Stricken Countries

January 2005
Controlling Fungus Gnats in Houseplants
2004 Wettest Year for Some Kentucky Communities
Severe Weather Tips for Flash Floods
Producing High-Quality Forage Enhances Animal Performance
Time Best Asset in Retirement Planning
Knowing Tobacco Production Costs
UK College of Ag Alumni, Faculty and Staff Form Relief Effort for Indonesian University with Close UK Ties
Wheat Conference Draws Crowd
2004 Kentucky Kids Count Report Identifies Struggles of Young Families
Buying Kentucky Meat Aids Farmers and Consumers
Producers Can Plan for Profit in A Seasonal Goat Market
Protecting Your Home from Radon
Kentucky Extension Homemakers Preserve History for Future Generations
Dealing with Post-Holiday Blues
UK Humanities and Agriculture Partner for Culture of Land and Food Symposium
Avoiding Carbon Monoxide in the Home
Revised Dietary Guidelines Similar to Pilot Extension Program
Drainage Systems Can Improve Yields
Timely Topics on Tap at Ag Expo

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