News Archive: Horticulture
UK’s James B. Beam Institute prioritizing environmental stewardship
Published on Sep. 10, 2020
UK scientists are partnering with Beam Suntory to study water sustainability.
Kentucky Distillers’ Association establishes scholars fund with UK’s distillation, wine and brewing studies program
Published on Sep. 2, 2020
The UK distillation, wine and brewing studies program provides students with a knowledge of an $8.6 billion international industry with many dynamic career opportunities.
UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment offers Virtual State Fair
Published on Aug. 18, 2020
Demonstrations and virtual tours on topics such as home gardening, production agriculture, forestry, equine, farm tours and 4-H activities.
UK’s James B. Beam Institute receives donation of distilling equipment to advance teaching and research
Published on Jun. 25, 2020
UK will be the only university with a still house and maturation facility on campus.
UK board announces University Research Professorships for 2020-21
Published on Jun. 19, 2020
Horticulture professor, Seth DeBolt, was named as a University Research Professor for the upcoming academic year.
UK entomologists find invasive paper wasps preying on monarch butterfly larvae
Published on Jun. 16, 2020
UK entomologists observed 120 encounters of the invasive wasp attacking monarch larvae in Central Kentucky.
Farmers markets open with an eye toward safe sales
Carol Lea Spence
Published on May. 27, 2020
Faced with an unheard-of pandemic, market managers and farmers market boards in big cities and small, rural communities started rethinking how they could open their spring markets while keeping producers and customers safe — many with the help of University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension agents.
Extension offers information for H-2A workers to keep agriculture operations safe, healthy and running during pandemic
Published on May. 7, 2020
Extension agents give producers tips to help welcome their H-2A workers back to their farms amid the COVID-19 pandemic.