News Archive: Horticulture
Innovative plant fertilization study awarded significant NSF grant, setting stage for future agricultural advancements
Published on Feb. 22, 2024
A University of Kentucky researcher's work in unlocking the secrets of plant fertilization could provide insight to improve crop production in a changing global environment.
Integrated Pest Management Training School set for March 18 in Bowling Green
Published on Feb. 21, 2024
University of Kentucky specialists will share the latest integrated pest management research with extension agents, farmers, consultants, local community, pesticide applicators and the local community.
University of Kentucky researcher is a driving force in tar spot research for corn producers
Published on Nov. 15, 2023
A University of Kentucky researcher is helping corn producers nationwide avoid crop losses due to a rising, understudied disease.
Celebrating 50 Years: Kentucky Extension Master Gardener Program training manual is available
Published on Oct. 5, 2023
Providing comprehensive horticultural information and education to home gardeners.
University of Kentucky celebrates green legacy with The Arboretum’s 32nd Arbor Day event
Published on Sep. 25, 2023
National Arbor Day is traditionally in April, but Kentucky celebrates in the fall.
University of Kentucky researcher spearheads efforts combatting antimicrobial resistance
Published on Aug. 31, 2023
The World Health Organization ranks antimicrobial resistance as one of the top 10 global public health threats. A University of Kentucky researcher is trying to change that.
Kenton County Extension Arboretum receives accreditation
Published on Jun. 13, 2023
The arboretum has 95% of all woody plant species native to the region.
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Published on May. 25, 2023
Gatton’s impact on the University of Kentucky exceeds $180 million. He is the university’s single largest donor.
UK helps revive state’s critical white oak trees
Published on Apr. 10, 2023
Inside the Blue Grass Army Depot, volunteers are helping restore woodlands.
UK researchers finding ways to make crops more prolific, saving farmers money
Published on Dec. 22, 2022
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment researchers could be onto something big for maximizing crop efficiency and reducing nitrogen applications, saving farmers money.