News Archive: Horticulture
UK to host IPM Training School online
Published on Feb. 4, 2021
The annual training will occur March 10 via Zoom.
Annual James B. Beam Institute Bourbon Industry Conference going virtual for 2021
Published on Feb. 1, 2021
The conference will once again address key topics those in the industry regularly encounter.
Wood named leader of UK Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension
Published on Jan. 29, 2021
Craig Wood will assume the position Feb. 1.
Summit offers producers tips for direct sales
Published on Jan. 28, 2021
The Agriculture Direct Marketing Summit, Feb. 16-18, offers tips to improve the direct sales process for farmers.
Registration open for 44th Annual Kentucky Turf and Landscape Management Virtual Short Course
Published on Jan. 11, 2021
The UK Turfgrass Program in cooperation with the Kentucky Horticulture Council will present the annual educational event for Kentucky turfgrass professionals virtually this year over four Thursdays in February.
Farmer-researcher partnerships are backbone of agricultural advances
Published on Dec. 15, 2020
Thanks to farmers who are willing to share their land for research, agriculture is advancing in fields across Kentucky. Scientists in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment engage with an extensive network of producers in all disciplines.
Despite COVID-19, Ky. agricultural receipts hold steady to 2019 levels
Published on Dec. 4, 2020
UK agricultural economists project farm receipts will equal 2019 and net income will likely be up.
2021 Fruit and Vegetable Conference takes on new format in January
Carol Lea Spence
Published on Nov. 30, 2020
For the first time, organizers will offer the conference through the social conferencing platform Zoom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST each Tuesday in January.
Popular tomato growers receive 2020 Bill Best Award
Carol Lea Spence
Published on Nov. 25, 2020
Central Kentucky growers, Mark and Velvet Henkle of Henkle’s Herbs and Heirlooms, will receive the 2020 Bill Best Award for Food and Farm Stewards from the University of Kentucky’s Food Connection
Virtual education brings Cooperative Extension into Kentucky homes
Published on Oct. 21, 2020
Cooperative Extension agents are reaching their clients through creative ways during the COVID-19 pandemic.