Forestry News

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Though the words “woodland” or “forest” often bring to mind vast tracts of trees, more than 6 million people in the United States own between 1- and 10-acre parcels. Owners of these “backyard woods” who wish to learn more about keeping their landscapes healthy and managing wildlife in their yards will get many of their questions answered by University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists Sept. 16 during the Kentucky Wood Expo.

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Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment invited prospective students to the university recently as part of UK Ag Biotech Day.

The day was created by a team of UK scientists to help show the students and their parents the types of ongoing studies and lab interests at the university and to dispel some myths about biotechnology in agriculture.

The new app will allow forest landowners and the general public to engage in meaningful, scientific research.

Woodland owners wondering how to get the most from their property can benefit from a short course offered by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.

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