From the Ground Up - Soil compaction (audio)

  • April 8, 2019
    April showers may lead to May flowers, but it can also lead to soil compactionproblems in our gardens and landscapes.  Madison County horticulture extension agent AmandaSears talks about soil compaction problems on From the Ground Up with host Jeff Franklin.

90th anniversary of 1st UK radio broadcast - April 1, 1929 (audio)

  • March 27, 2019
    90 years ago, on April 1st, 1929, the first radio broadcast originating from theUniversity of Kentucky campus was heard statewide.  Using phone lines leasedbetween Lexington and Louisville, WHAS radio in Louisville, carried the broadcast.  TheUniversity of Kentucky became then one of the few American educational institutionsoperating a radio station.  That first broadcast in 1929, involved the University ofKentucky Cooperative Extension Service and the UK College of Agriculture, concerning“programs for farmers and housewives throughout Kentucky.”  The program became astaple on WHAS for many years to come, and may have marked the beginning of animportant relationship between agriculture programs and information broadcast onthe radio.  In this special report, Jeff Franklin of UK Ag Communications, takes a closer look at theunique relationship between agriculture in the news and radio.

From The Ground Up - Fall leaf care (audio)

  • October 27, 2018
    We wrap up our final installment of From The Ground Up this season with information on something a lot of us deal with this time of year and that’s what to do with all of the falling leaves in our lawns and landscapes.  Jessica Sayre, the horticulture extension agent in Harrison County, discusses fall leaf maintenance on From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 

From The Ground Up - Wrapping Up the Garden for Fall (audio)

  • October 21, 2018
    Traditionally in Kentucky, we see our first frost by the middle of October, and that means it is time to wrap up our gardens and landscapes for the fall and prepare for winter.  That’s not always easy to talk about, but that’s the topic on From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment with Jessica Sayre, horticulture extension agent in Harrison County.

From The Ground Up - Soil test (audio)

  • October 14, 2018
    If you want to find out how to improve your soil for your vegetable, or flowergarden, you might want to consider doing a soil test.  Soil testing is the topic on From The GroundUp with Harrison County horticulture extension agent Jessica Sayre.

From The Ground Up - October fall lawn care (audio)

  • October 8, 2018
    It is October and hopefully the lawn mowing season will be shutting down soon for the season with the first frost around the corner and fall lawn care maintenance is the topic on From The Ground Up with Harrison County horticulture extension agent Jessica Sayre.

From The Ground Up - Picking The Perfect Pumpkin (audio)

  • September 30, 2018
    Have you bought a pumpkin for a jack-o-lantern this fall?  Making that jack-o-lantern last well into October can be a challenge.  We will give you some tips on getting the most out of your jack-o-lantern on From The Ground Up with Bourbon County horticulture extension agent Ray Tackett.

From The Ground Up - Planting garlic (audio)

  • September 23, 2018
    Want to keep the vampires away this Halloween?  Then plant some garlic in your garden. That has long been the myth about garlic, but whether that is myth or reality, garlic is our topic onFrom The Ground Up with Bourbon County horticulture extension agent Ray Tackett.

From The Ground Up - Starting a fall compost pile (audio)

  • September 16, 2018
    We discussed earlier this summer, on From The Ground Up, about starting a a compost pile.  Well if you haven’t started one yet, on this program we will talk about the advantages of starting a compost pile in the fall with Ray Tackett, Bourbon County horticulture extension agent.

From The Ground Up - Fall lawn care for cool season grasses (audio)

  • September 9, 2018
    Last time on From the Ground Up, we talked about fall season lawn care, but this time we are going to be a little more specific and discuss fall lawn care for cool season grasses like fescue, bluegrass, or perennial rye grass with Bourbon County horticulture extension agent Ray Tackett.