University of Kentucky College of Agriculture


December 2007
UK winter wheat meeting is Jan. 8
Diet reduces risks of hypertension, heart disease and stroke
Water Pioneers opens eyes and minds of Robinson Scholars
Troedsson named UK Department of Veterinary Science Chair and Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center Director
Spruce diseases, disorders appearing in landscape
Research looks at winter protection for strawberries
4-H, FFA join for first leadership conference
Annie’s Project reaches out to farm women
‘Log A Load’ helping to brighten children’s futures
Homeland Security regulations soon to affect some Kentucky farmers
Kentucky's beef industry shows continued strength
Fruit and Vegetable Conference Set for Jan. 6-8, 2008
Inaugural Kentucky Vintners' Dinner Set for Jan. 8
Staying Warm without Breaking the Bank
On-Farm Test Plots Valuable if Correctly Done
HOT Conference Heats up Anti-Tobacco Use Campaign in Eastern Kentucky
Program Teams Athletes with Youth for Healthy Living
4-H Skillathon and Livestock Teams Excel at Nationals
Mullen Selected as Fellow of Prestigious Institute
Farm Economy Likely to See Record Cash Receipts But Less in Farmers' Pockets

November 2007
Christmas Tree Farmers Feeling Effects of Drought
Sewing Workshop Held in Bluegrass
irst Science, Engineering & Technology 4-H Agent
The Arboretum Announces Campaign for Kentucky Children's Garden
Natural Resource Conservation Service,
UK Team Up to Improve Grazing Options
2008 Likely Will See More Soybean Acres
Barn Quilts Blanket the State
Women's Workshop Makes Dollars Go Further
Recovering from the 2007 Freeze and Drought
Food Prices Affected by Drought?
Greenup Master Gardeners Spruce up War Memorial
Coping With High Fertilizer Prices
Environmental Scientist First Hire under Provost&'s Initiative
Sustainability Seminar Recycles Clothing
Sewing Workshop Held in Bluegrass
Livestock Farmers Face Long Winter
Sustainability Seminar Recycles Clothing
Dairy Judging Team Shines at Nationals
K Ag Weather Center Hosts Weather Media Seminar
Williams Named LDDC Associate Director
Eastern Kentucky Counties Raise Cancer Screening Awareness
Deer Overpopulation Causes Problems
Networking Widens Entrepreneurs’ Horizons
Tobacco Yields Good, Curing Difficult
Rainfall Aiding Drought Stricken Farms
Bridges, Barns, Scarecrows and Banners, Oh My!
Stokes Lecture Celebrates Land Grant Research

October 2007
Remaking the Past to Improve the Present
Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership Wins 2007 Innovative Nonprofit Award
4-H Skateboarding Club Rolling in Bath County
Bedbug Epidemic Grows
Grains Academy Kicks Off This Winter
Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network to Kick Off
Drought Forum Added to Women in Ag Conference
Cox Appointed to NAREEE Advisory Board
Meetings Aid Farmers' Decisions for 2008 Crop Needs
Reduce Losses When Feeding Hay
Children Susceptible to Environmental Hazards
Drought Causes Winter Risks for Wildlife
Natural Predators May Be Best Soldiers in Soybean Aphid Battle
Unique Fall Setting up Interesting 2008 Crop Scenario
New Program Reaches Out to Military Children
‘Growing Healthy Kids in Kentucky’ Conference
Tracy Farmer Center for the Environment Receives National Science Foundation Grant
UK Wheat Science Group Wins National Award
Can State Expect Bright Autumn?
UK Horse Racing Club to Host
Thoroughbred Horse Trainers, Silent Auction
Slow Release Nitrogen
Has a Place in Kentucky Wheat Fields
Turn Aside Pests Now

September 2007
Kentucky Grazing Conference Coming in October
"Third Thursday" Celebrates 10 Years
Supporting Small Farmers
UK Gluck Equine Research Foundation
Names New Inductee To Research Hall of Fame
Institute Expands Entrepreneurial Network
State's Corn Harvest a Mixed Bag
County Fair Livestock Animals Headed for Harvest
UK, Small Grain Growers Offer New Wheat Variety
Kentucky Joe Endorses Youth “Survivor” Video
Fork is a Revolutionary Tool
UK’s Horse Pasture Evaluation Program Shares Fall Tips for Healthy Spring Pastures
Lloyds of London Gift Marks 15th Year of Partnership With UK’s Veterinary Science Department
Upcoming Women in Ag Conference Focuses on Local Foods
UK, State Partner to Improve Cane Run Watershed
UK Colleges of Pharmacy and Agriculture Partner to Advance Potential New Plant-Based Medicine
Water Conservation: Every Drop Adds Up
DAIReXNET Gears up for October Launch
Pierce’s Disease Found on Kentucky Grapevine
Weather and Management Changes Could Aid Tobacco Curing
Dry Conditions Limit Soybean Rust, Encourage Charcoal Rot
Grazing Best Option for Corn Stalks as Cattle Feed
Harvesting Drought Damaged Soybeans for Forage

August 2007
Distillers Dried Grains Reducing Feed Costs
Drought Could Make Winter Feeding Challenging
Fielding Options in Specialty Melons
Warren Sewing Club Provides Warmth for Newborns
Barren County Farm Spotlights UK Grazing Program
Cattlemen's Boot Camp Set for Sept. 21 and 22
Public Meetings to Discuss Renewable Energy
Take Fire Season Seriously
Congress Yet to Decide 2007 Farm Bill
Hot, Dry Weather Continues to Take Toll on Crops
Two Kentucky Youths Chosen to Help Plan, Lead National Conference
A Little Effort Pays Big Environmental Dividends
Teff May Be a Summer Forage Option
Several Factors Contributing to Higher Food Costs
Looking for Soybean Stem Borer
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Leaps to Oldham County
Hazardous Heat Wave Sweeping the State
Several Grain Storage Options Available for Farmers
Auctions Helping Fuel Increased Produce Production
Managing Weeds: 2007 a Unique Season
Survey Indicates Increase in Produce Crop Acreage

July 2007
Organic Gardening Growing in East Kentucky County
Shearer Named Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Chair
From Sea to Shining Sea: Cyclist Finishes Odyssey
Making Cattle Feeding Decisions in a Low Hay Producing Year
UK College of Agriculture Awarded Grants
To Promote Energy Efficiency
Building a Community Around Food
New Facilities Allow Campers to Experience Horses
Community Garden Part of Larger Empowerment Program
Planning Now for Predicted Hay Shortage Wise despite Recent Rains
Web Site Provides Drought Information
UK Hosts First Viticulture Field Day
Leadership Center Showcases Kentucky
UK Scientists Research Opportunities for Biomass and Hay Production
Carter Named Director of UK Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center
Using Corn Fungicides in a Dry Growing Season
UK Research and Education Center Field Day is July 26
From ‘Seed’ to ‘Hot House,’ Program Grows Entrepreneurial Youth
Diminished Wheat Crop Harvested

June 2007
Riding to Remember, Journey Inspires Cyclist
Robinson Scholars Become “Water Pioneers”
Center Offers Information on New Crop Opportunities
Strategic Winter Grazing Benefits
Rotational Grazing Programs Vital in Dry Year
Record Drought Prompts Crop, Lawn, Water Concerns
Determining Fungicide Needs in Corn
Registration Under Way for Heritage Skills Retreat
Insect Trapping Network - Early Warning System
Forest Leadership Program Teaches Vital Lessons
Don't Get Complacent with Soybean Rust
Expand Veggie Repertoire with Fresh Produce
East Kentucky County Sets Value-Added Example
Drought Resistant Gardening Good Idea for Rain-Starved State
Fields Need a Soaker
Inaugural Viticulture Summer Field Day Set for July 7
UK Swine Nutritionist Receives National Acclaim
Forage Tour Planned for June 14 in Monroe County
Training Camp Gives Extension Agents Tools to Promote Beef
Record High Fuel Prices Hit Agriculture

May 2007
Don’t Let Hay Harvest Go Up in Smoke
"Live Like Larry," Theme for Cross Country Trek
Beef Festival Invokes Kentucky Pride
Farmers Continue to Embrace Technology
4-H Camp for Home-Schoolers - Family Style
UK Equestrian Team Has Solid National Performance
Soggy Summer Could Deter Borers
Disease Resistant Roses Can Add Pleasure to Garden
4-H Farm Day Stresses Nutrition, Food's Source
UK Beef Research Goes High Tech with Real-Time Health Monitoring
Extension Helps Students Increase Physical Activity
Homemakers Begin 75th Year with Record Donations
Honeybee Decline Sets Rumor Mill on High Speed
Sheeprofit Day Set for May 24
Herbicide Treated Wheat OK for Forage Crop Use
New UK Extension Leader Emphasizes Power of Outreach to Help Kentucky
Little Change Seen in Livestock Sector Despite High Corn Costs
Research Focuses On Feasibility of Canola, Sunflowers as Biofuels
Kentucky Blackberries will be in High Demand - Again
Precautions Can Prevent Farming Deaths

April 2007
Easter Freeze Devastating to Kentucky Fruit Growers
Benefiting the Children, Benefiting the Planet
Berenstain Bears Help Spread Literacy, Healthy Habits
Landowners, State’s Forests will Benefit from Woodland Short Course
Report Shows State Nonprofits More Than Charity
Wheat Field Day is May 15
Staying Informed is Important for Consumers Purchasing Pet Food
Alltech Grant Enhances Research Partnership
with UK Agriculture
National Value-Added Agriculture Conference Coming to Kentucky
More than a Walk in the Woods
Homemakers Focus on Community Involvement
Time to Plant Annual Flowers (Again) Nearing
Some Corn Freeze-Damaged; Still Time for Good Crop
Farmers Have Options for Freeze-Damaged Wheat
Eastern and Forest Tent Caterpillars Feeding; Timing Right for Horse Farms to Implement Control Strategies
UK Equestrian Team Riders Headed to Nationals
Changing Landscape of Kentucky's Farm Economy
Kids in the Kitchen Promotes Healthy Eating
Competition Memorializes Teen Who Loved Cows
Don't Leap to Repair Freeze Damage in Landscape
State's Fruit and Wheat Crops Slammed by Cold Conditions
Timing is Everything in Managing Tobacco Diseases
Taking Steps to Prepare for the Future
Former State Environmental Secretary Joins UK Tracy Farmer Center for the Environment
State Gets Approval to Use Folicur 3.6F to Combat Wheat Disease
Cold Spell Doesn't Have to Spoil Spring
Barnhart Leaves Lasting Legacy

March 2007
UK Equestrian Team Coach Named
AQHA Professional Horseman of the Year
Cooking Club Provides Meals, Encourages Family Time
Video's Goal is Saving Lives
Extension Program Proves You're Never Too Old to Dream
Custom Rate Survey Provides Farmers Baseline Costs
Western Bean Cutworm Also Likes Corn
Extension Agent's Experience Leads to Stroke Awareness Effort
Keeping Our Food Close to Home
entucky Agriculture Takes Up Governor's Challenge
Forest Crop Mushrooming for Small Holdings
Spring Is Time to Start Seasoning Firewood
Dairy Industry Survey to Aid UK College of Agriculture's Regulatory Services in Future Planning
Rain Gardens are Attractive Options for Storm Runoff
UK's Pasture Management Program Begins Third Year
Serving Central Kentucky Horse Farms
Celebration Commemorates Century of Excellences
3rd Annual Ethical Leadership Institute is April 24
Bringing Fallow Fields Back into Production
Program Brings Fathers, Children Together Through Daily Reading
Woodland Workshop to Shine Spotlight on Forest, Wildlife Topics
From Drenched to Bone Dry, Kentucky is a Tale of Two Climates
Hay Supply Starting to Dwindle
Tooth Fairy Brings Dental Care Message to Schools
"Horses Count" in Final Weeks

February 2007
Competition Proves Trash Doesn't Necessarily Need to be Thrown Away
Bedbugs Could Take Bite Out of Spring Break Fun
Welcome to the Real World
Identity Theft Still Top Consumer Fraud Complaint
Shades of Red Has Heart-Healthy Message
New Interactive Web System will Link Kentucky Ag Producers and Consumers
Come Sew With Us' Workshop Set for March 29-31, Register by March 1
Cold Weather Ups the Odds of Deadly Fumes
Kentucky Dairy Conference is March 6 in Cave City
Conservation Tillage an Option for Tobacco Growers
Forest Fire Risks Abound Despite Wet, Cold Conditions
Eastern Kentucky Meat Goat Workshops Set for February, March
Integrated Pest Management School is March 7
Managing Risk Is Part of Overall Farm Management
Trans Fats: What's the Big Deal, Anyway?
Homemakers Touching Hearts with Toys
Innovative Pike County Program Wins 2006 Governor's Award in the Arts
Kentucky, Tennessee Join Efforts for February Stocker Conference
Kentucky Alfalfa Conference is Feb. 22
Stanley Smith Dickson Professorship Established With $1 Million Gift to UK
UK College of Agriculture Chooses Equine Education Program Leader <

January 2007
UK Announces Expanded Equine Programs to Meet the Needs of Kentucky and its Horses
'A Forest Journey' Author to Speak at UK Feb. 13
Former College of Ag Dean Honored with Portrait
Our Warm Winter: What's to Complain About?
Upcoming Calving Season Could be a Challenge
Land, Food and Culture Symposium is March 13-14
New Trends in Farmers' Markets
Little Effort Goes a Long Way toward Living Green
Universities Pool Resources to Address Diversity
Warm Fall, Winter Aids Kentucky's Late Wheat Crop
Two College of Agriculture Departments Rank in Top 10 Nationally
Continuous Corn Production Increases Pest Pressures
New Farm Bill Will Be Hammered Out in Coming Months
Minimizing Radon Risks Important for All Kentuckians
East Kentucky Extension Office Revives Train Depot
'Revolutionary' Greenhouse Has Roots at UK
‘It’s Sew Fine’ Sewing Expo Set for March 6-7; Register by Feb. 1
This Resolution Could Save Your Life
Quilters Invited to Jabez Quilt Seminar Jan. 23-27
Soybean Leaf Loss, Damage May Be Key to Yield Loss
Watching for Resistant Weeds

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