Environment News

just a test image

In the heart of Kentucky’s grain belt, adequate soil moisture has become a big issue for area producers who have dealt with droughts two of the past three growing seasons. Agronomists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are working with area producers to find practical solutions.

just a test image

The Harry and Karen Pelle Tree Farm in Taylor County near Bradfordsville will be the site of this year’s Tree Farmer of the Year Field Day.

The event is presented in conjunction with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Beginning at 1 p.m. EDT Oct. 2 and ending at 6 p.m., the field day will include a tour of the farm and dinner. Sessions will include timber management and timber values, pond management, native warm-season grasses, and wildlife food plots.

UK Cooperative Extension will offer a forestry webinar series from Oct. 7 through Nov. 11. The series is designed for those interested in woodland, timber and wildlife topics.

UKAg faculty will participate in UK Gaines Center's Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues, which will address three aspects of the food issue.

Share |