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A low-pressure irrigation system that a University of Kentucky horticulture extension professor perfected in Asia looks like it also will have practical applications for small growers in this country. Farmers who have no easily accessible electricity or water to their field or those who just want to reduce their water bill might find this to be a useful system, according to Brent Rowell.

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Arthur Hunt and Subba Reddy Palli, professors in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, are among the newest Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Association members elect Fellows for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its application. The association’s Section on Biological Sciences nominated Hunt and Palli.

This project will let Kentucky producers know which best management practices keep the most nutrients and soil on their farms.

In a tight marketing situation, grain growers must know their operation costs and stay alert to the markets so they can take advantage of a good opportunity to sell grain when it arises.

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