Warmer weather brings more pest problems. Horn flies and face flies are key pests of cattle in Kentucky. Both species breed in fresh pasture manure piles but present very different threats and management problems.
Middle School 4-H delegates from across the state recently attended the 8th annual Kentucky 4-H Summit at the Lake Cumberland Leadership Center in Jabez, Kentucky. The conference is held annually for those youth in grades 6
A little more than a year after tragic twisters tore through Eastern Kentucky, a 4-H member from one of the affected counties is using her experiences to rally others to prepare for future disasters.
Lexington, KY, April 16, 2013 — State Farm Service Agency (FSA) John W. McCauley announced his support for Earth Day. Climate change can seem like a remote problem, but in fact it impacts real people, animals, and their environments. These “Faces of Climate Change” are multiplying every day.
A series of grain production educational meetings is about to begin. It will be unlike any traditional Extension program farmers or landowners have attended before. County Agents and Extension Specialists from the UK College of Agriculture will offer the series of programs over the internet. T
We all know that we should eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, but many of us don’t get the recommended servings.
People interested in gardening and basic food preservation should make plans to attend the 2013 Garden and Food Preservation program on March 29th at the Kent Manor Meeting Room from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
The annual meeting of the Butler County Stockman’s Association will be Thursday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m.
United States Department of Agriculture / Farm Service Agency
Lexington, KY, March 7, 2013— The Farm Service Agency's Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance to producers of non-insurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to a natural disaster.