'Behind the Blue': Cox on new role as VP for land-grant engagement

  • September 15, 2020
    University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox has recently been named by President Eli Capilouto as the vice president for land-grant engagement.Cox will take on this additional role while continuing her academic leadership in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Cox became dean of the college in 2014, having previously served as associate dean for research and associate director of the Experiment Station at UK.This edition of “Behind the Blue” explores Cox’s vision for the newly-created position, the ever-evolving role of extension and the responsibility behind being a land-grant institution for the Commonwealth of Kentucky."Behind the Blue" is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Become a subscriber to receive new episodes of “Behind the Blue” each week. UK’s latest medical breakthroughs, research, artists and writers will be featured, along with the most important news impacting the university.For questions or comments about this or any other episode of "Behind the Blue," email BehindTheBlue@uky.edu or tweet your question with #BehindTheBlue.To discover what’s wildly possible at the University of Kentucky, click here.

From the Ground Up - Late planted beans (audio)

  • September 14, 2020
    You may have planted some late summer beans and maybe they haven't produced anything yet.  We will find out what the problem might be on From the Ground Up with Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent Ray Tackett.

From the Ground Up - Dividing perennials (audio)

  • September 7, 2020
    Do you have perennials that you would like to move or divide and put them in another location?  On this edition of From the Ground Up we are talking about how to divide perennials with Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent Ray Tackett.

From the Ground Up - Fall insect invaders (audio)

  • August 31, 2020
    As we start to head into the fall season, insects like to head into our homes for a nice warm place to live.  We will discuss how to keep them out on From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - End of season tasks (audio)

  • August 24, 2020
    As summer and the growing season is winding down, you need to be thinking ahead to the next season.  That is the discussion on From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Growing and harvesting herbs (audio)

  • August 15, 2020
    If you grow your own herbs at home, there are many advantages to having them for cooking and other uses, and it is getting to be herb harvest time. We will discuss how to harvest and store your herbs on From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Importance of watering (audio)

  • August 10, 2020
    We have hit the dog days of August and that usually means hot, dry weather, but don't forget about watering our gardens and landscapes.  We discuss the importance of watering on From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Crops for the fall vegetable garden (audio)

  • August 3, 2020
    Even though summer and the growing season is winding down, we can still plant vegetables in our gardens for the fall.  Find out more on From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Botanical insecticides (audio)

  • July 27, 2020
    We are talking about botanical insecticides, a naturally occurring compound derived from plants.  We will discuss it on From the Ground Up with Mercer County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Bessin.

From the Ground Up - Tomato disorders (audio)

  • July 19, 2020
    If you are a backyard gardener growing tomatoes, sometimes those delicious delights of summer don't always turn out perfect, and we will discuss why and what you can do about it on From the Ground Up with Mercer County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Bessin.