University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

December 2006
More Farmers' Markets Extend Operations into Winter Months
Fruit and Vegetable Conference Set for Jan. 8-9 in Lexington
UK Winter Wheat Meeting is Jan. 9
Kentucky Beef Conference is Jan. 23
Annie’s Project Provides Answers for Farm Women
Disease-Resistant Cultivars Put American Elm on Comeback Trail
Kentucky Growers Color the Season
Emerald Ash Borer Marching South Toward Kentucky
Fields Damaged by Wet Harvest in Need of Repair
Mistletoe Roots Not So Romantic
'Tis the Season to Reduce Holiday Waste
Livestock Sector to Slow, Higher Feed Costs a Factor
2006 Farm Cash Receipts Hit $4.1 Billion; 2007 May Go Higher
Remember Wildlife When Decorating for Holidays
Cookie Swap Benefits Troops
Swapping Pies Means More Holiday Dessert Options
Tobacco Growers Can Start Managing Disease for 2007 Crop Now
Firewood Is Not Created Equal; Shop Around
Cotton Making Comeback in Western Kentucky

November 2006
Nearly 100 Families Feast on Community's Kindness
Tristate Conference to Teach Diversity Appreciation through Food
Cookie Swap Benefits Troops
Deciding What to Do With the Farm
Agricultural Land Values Continue to Rise
Cost Share Program Provides Incentives to Kentucky Grape Growers
Timber Market Remains Soft, UK Ag Economist Says
Pike Theatre Company "Treads the Boards" at KTA
Teens Help Peers Avoid Pitfalls through Health Rocks! A
ISU-UK Air Monitoring Study Makes Grade with EPA
Corn Producers See Continued Strong Demand
Meetings Set to Aid Farmers with 2007 Crop Decisions
Centralized Equipment Lightens Farmers' Loads
Still Time to Vaccinate against Seasonal Flu
UK Ag Student Studies Merits of Environmentally Beneficial Concrete
eXtension Communities of Practice Answer Questions
E-Scrap a Mounting Problem ... With Solutions
UK's "Dr. Sorghum" Cooks up Interest in Age-Old Treat
Asia Center Event Focuses on Sustainable Agriculture
Hopkins Leadership Program Takes History Tour
Fall Weather Making Harvest, Wheat Planting Difficult

October 2006
Tour Highlights Farm and Industry Connections
Rains May Not Be Enough to Dampen Fire Potential
Don't Write Off Garden Veggies Yet
UK Plant Pathologist Recipient of USDA Honor Award
Webster County Youths Learn Safety
Winter Wheat Planting Under Way Amid Strong Economic Prospects
UK Joins with Universities Fighting Hunger
Harvest Dinner Promotes Sustainability
Bumper Apple Crop Bodes Well for Kentucky Growers
Efficiency Important in Preparing Tobacco for Market
UK Research on Global Climate Change Gains Notice
Pike Theater Group Takes Stage for Breast Cancer
Blanchard to Headline Unbridling the Spirit of Leadership Conference
Tobacco Farmers Battling Weather, Labor Shortages
Soybean Cyst Nematodes Impacting Kentucky Fields
Asian Rust Found on Kentucky Soybeans
4-H Shooting Sports Help Youths Gain Skills
Retreat Provides Drug Abuse Prevention Education
Autumn's Color Showcase Difficult to Predict
Eweprofit II School Set for Oct. 11

September 2006
Weasels, Frogs, Bees Leave Lifelong Impression
Habitat for Humanity Wins Innovative Nonprofit Award
Cornfield Mazes Help Bring Fun to the Farm
Bucket Head Bob and Friends Woo Visitors to County
Sewing Workshop Fits All Sizes
Record Rainfall Damages Crops
Kentucky Nonprofit Leadership Forum Set for Sept. 28
Capture Summer's Colors in Fibers
Wireworm Control Needed in Some Kentucky Fields
UK Professor Helps Rebuild Middle East
Veterinary Services
Food Initiative Helps System Reach Potential
Family Fun Camp Planned at West Kentucky 4-H Camp
When 'Partly Sunny' Isn't Good Enough
Kentucky's Producers Focusing on Hay Quality
Home Decor Expo Highlights Trends
International Meat Trade Not Too Complicated
Robinson Station All Commodity Field Day is Sept. 28
Agroforestry Combines Trees and Traditional Farm Enterprises
Bedbugs Resistant to Pyrethroid Insecticides

August 2006
Turner Dedicated Life to Agriculture
Research Aids in Ryegrass Control in Wheat
Sale of Champions Welcomes Goats
Now is the Time to Stockpile Forages, Renovate Fields
Economist Offers Strategies for Fall Farmers' Market Displays
Farmers' Market Participants Would Rather Pitch In than Pitch Out
Active Kids Take 'Lazy' Out of Summer's 'Lazy Days'
Women in Agriculture Conference Set Nov. 1-3
Extension Agent Adds 'Real-World Dimension' to Project in Serbia
Kentucky, Indiana to Offer Sheep and Goat Forage Workshop Aug. 29
Using Fall Soil Tests to Determine Fertilizer Needs
Large Yield Prospects May Mean Need for Additional Storage
Garden Provides Food, Savings for Jail
Program Offers Life Skills Training to Inner City Youth
Preservation Initiative Looks at Central Kentucky
Rural Life is Focus of Louisville Conference Aug. 10-13
Mid-Year Cattle Report Positive for Kentucky Producers
'Freshman 15' Isn't Inevitable
UK College of Agriculture to Host Bluegrass Fruit Showcase Aug. 30 - Sept. 1
Pilot Project Brings Horses to 4-H Camp
Pilot Program 'Gives Back' to Local Farmers
Nutrition Program Nourishes, Educates, Supports
Early Find Could Protect Hemlock Trees and Kentucky Forests
Black Bear Sightings Create Curiosity, Need for Public Education
Corn Dog College Grads Gear Up for Eastern Kentucky Festival
Harvesting and Drying Grain with High Energy Costs in Mind

July 2006
State's Tobacco Producers Continue to Bank on Crop
Turf Field Day to Highlight UK Turfgrass Research Program
Twilight Tour Spotlights Fruit and Vegetable Research at UK Farm
Informational Meetings Planned on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Harlan County
Soybean Aphid Find May Mean Limited Overwintering Capability in Kentucky
Black Bears Topic of Aug. 3 Program
Pasture to Plate Program Helps Producers Improve Their Herds
UK Leads International Team Developing Soybean Rust Management Tool
Snaps, Stitches Support Soldiers
Sustainable Agriculture Is Subject of New Curriculum at UK
Herb Garden Demonstrates Variety
Entrepreneur Institute Gets High Marks
Soybean Rust Not a Factor in Kentucky
Volunteers Battle the Bulge
Tobacco Buyout Educational Effort Wins National Award
Farm Bill Affects Farmers, Businesses, Communities and Consumers
UK Researchers Play a Role in Horse Genome Sequencing Project
For Kids, Health Rocks
Heat Stress Could Become a Problem for Livestock on Kentucky Farms

June 2006
Conference Prepares Teens for Fulfilling Future
Kentucky Wheat Farmers Expecting Good Year
Price Project Studies Popular Belief That Cost of Living is Less in Rural Areas
Produce Auctions Continue to Grow
Kentucky Vegetable Acres Up; Fruit Down in 2006 But Opportunity Abounds
Soybean Rust, Aphid Information Now at Farmers' Fingertips
Sheep Producers Flock to Sheeprofit Day
Byproduct Feeds Provide Economical Option for Goats
Longest Day of Play Offers Fun, Healthy Activities to Encourage Active Lifestyle
No-Till Wheat Production Continues to Increase
UK College of Agriculture Offers Avian Flu Information and Resources
Festival 'Beefs Up' a Summer Weekend
Blueberries Growing on Kentucky Farms and Growing in Popularity
Blue Mold Continues to Plague Some Tobacco Fields
Falling Milk Prices Challenge Farmers to Find Ways to Increase Income
Herbicide Research Aimed Saving Time
Fungicides for Corn: To Apply or Not?
Animal Research Center Opens Doors for Inaugural Field Day Activities

May 2006
Students Venture Downtown to Learn More about Adopted Home
New Testing Facility Puts UK in Forefront
Bred Heifer Sales Expanding into Fall
Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center Benefits State's Animal Health
Students Tape Books for Literacy
Soaring Fuel Prices Pinch Farm Profits
Kentucky's First Fully Integrated Animal Health Surveillance System Under Way
Wet, Cool Conditions Hampering Crops
World War II Veterans Offer Living History Lessons to Fifth-Grade Students
Economy Doing Well But Energy Costs, Inflation Worrisome
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Population Spotty, Manageable
Parent Expo Highlights Resources
'Passalong' Garden Memories
Pride of Kentucky Showcases Fun on the Farm
Extension Agents Get Moving
UK College of Agriculture to Host Animal Research Center Field Day June 15
Children Re-establish Chestnuts on Bent Mountain
Blue Mold Active in Kentucky
Wine Research May Give Kentucky Grape Growers More Options
Applicants Sought for New Master Clothing Volunteer Class
Yearlong Health and Safety Program Culminates with Field Day Fun
Ammonium Nitrate Concerns Prompt Reduced Availability, Higher Prices
Funds Will Help Official State Garden Flourish

April 2006
UK Wheat Field Day is May 16
National Priester Health Conference Features Youth Summit, Community health Discussions
On the Menu: Locally Grown Produce in High Demand
Reducing the Potential of Chemical Resistance
Dan Rosenberg Named Executive In Residence For The UK Equine Initiative
Sewing Buffs Gather in Carrollton
UK, Alltech Team Up to Help Improve Animal Diet, Health
Seminar Will Help People Find Their Way "From Kitchen to Market"
UK Dining Tradition Trains Students and Public
Lloyd's of London Continues Support to UK Veterinary Science Department
Muhlenberg Youth Take STAND Against Drugs
UK Program Offers Pasture Evaluation to Central Kentucky Horse Farms
Spring Planting on Fast Track
Forestry 'Camp' Not Typical Summertime Experience
Women Come Together to "Talk About It"
Efforts Under Way to Protect State's Hemlock Trees
Teens Learn Hospitality
Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Kentucky Joins North Central States in Monitoring the Flights of Soybean Aphid
Arboretum to Celebrate Arbor Day in a Big Way
True Armyworm Trap Captures Back on the Rise
Body Walk Teaches Human Health, Nutrition
Boys Enlist in Cooking Boot Camp
UK Research Leads to New and Safer Eastern Tent Caterpillar Insecticide

March 2006
Veteran, First-Time Horse Owners Alike Benefit from UK's Horse College
Extension Brings Skin Cancer Message to Youth
Teens Pitch In to Help Military Kids During 4-H Volunteer Forum
Webster County Farmers Help Their Louisiana Neighbors
Small Grains Being Evaluated for Forage Potential
With Good Management, Summer Grazing Programs Could Do Well in 2006
Green River Program Aimed at Young Agricultural Leaders
Hatfield-McCoy Institute Focuses Attention on Conflict Resolution
Community Center Rolls Along
UK Bull Sale is April 8
UK Plant Pathologist Opening Genome Doors
New Energy Funding Will Advance Ag Research in Biofuels, Energy Efficiency
UKÆs Eweprofit Schools Set to Begin April 4
UK Students Have Model New York Experience
Farmers Facing Higher Fertilizer Costs
Workshop Planned for Starting Nonprofit Organizations
Report Shows State Nonprofits More Than Just Charity
4-H'ers Have 'A Capitol Experience'
UK Entomologist Defining Branch on the Tree of Life
Hull-Less Barley May Provide Another Crop for StateÆs Grain Producers

February 2006
Changes for Soybean Rust Watch
Study Helps Determine Soybean Flowering Date Predictions
Author Wendell Berry Featured Speaker at Woodland Workshop March 25
Producers Can Point Kentucky Beef Toward Global Market Success
Identification Requirements of Sheep and Goats Announced
Master Grazing Program Offered
Integrated Pest Management School is March 15
Winter Workshop Focuses on Current and Potential Pests
Technology Differs in Precision Agriculture Products
Quilt Seminar Keeps Culture Alive
Agricultural Contracts on the Rise
Corn Demand Likely to Test Production
Feeder Calf Sale is Joint Kentucky - Tennessee Effort
Kentucky Alfalfa Conference is Feb. 23
ATV Safety Programs Take Aim at a Statewide Problem
New Program Allows KY Beef Producers to Make Cattle Ready for Export
Colossal Colon Educates Public on Colorectal Cancer

January 2006
Fruit and Vegetable Conference Seminar Focuses on Key Winemaking Steps
Horses Can Thrive in Winter with Three Important Things
January Weather Anything but 'Normal'; Bluegrass and East Remain in Drought
Crop Rotation Economics Can Be Confusing
Rural Living Clinics Offered in Western Kentucky
New UK Scholarship Program Uses Tobacco Buyout Funds
Survey Says Sudden Oak Death Not Found in Kentucky
Soybean Seeding Rates Can Be Reduced Without Reducing Yields
Stripe Rust Becoming More Prevalent in Kentucky
Ladybug 'Mystery' Engages Student Scientists in Central Kentucky
Lambing School Set for Jan. 18
Seminar Aimed at Helping Forest Landowners Invest in Future
Damaged Pastures Need Renovation
Agricultural Pesticide Workshop Feb. 14
Five-Year Grant a Driving Force Behind Effort to Improve State's Youth Services
East Kentucky Interactive Workshop to Teach Conflict Resolution

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