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Local organization Black Soil celebrates two years of working to unite and advance Kentucky’s black agricultural community Read more

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Kentucky’s nascent industrial hemp industry took an important step forward Wednesday with the announcement of a major public-partnership. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and Winchester-based hemp proce Read more

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Illustration by Catherine NicholsWith Kentucky farmers set to begin planting under the state’s third year of hemp pilot research projects, a main industry association is hosting... Read more

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Illustration by Catherine NicholsSelect Kentucky farmers will be growing more hemp in 2016 than at any time since the federal government effectively banned the crop in the 1930s,... Read more

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Bluegrass Stockyards, a lynchpin livestock operation for the southeastern U.S., will stay in Fayette County, officials announced Friday.The company’s sprawling 70-year-old facility... Read more

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Local artisan cheesemaker Ed Puterbaugh will tell you that he doesn’t add cheddar or gouda flavoring when creating one his small-batch Boone Creek Creamery inventions. Instead, he says, the tastes and textures — from sharp to mellow... Read more

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Record cash receipts over the past couple of years attest to the growth of Kentucky’s agriculture economy, with its overall impact to the state’s wider economy following suit.Now a new study from the University of Kentucky... Read more

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Everyone associated with agriculture education knows it’s about more than just raising crops and livestock. Today’s ag classrooms also cover everything from accounting and science to communications and marketing.One traditional... Read more

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Blackfish Bison Ranch in Winchester offers tours that allow visitors to get up close to the operation’s resident buffalo. Photo by Sarah Jane SandersAfter a 2005 trip to Hawkeye [...] Read more

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Newborn piglets are the most vulnerable to porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) through their first 10 to 14 days of life.Pork production in Kentucky provides a major source of income [...] Read more

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Louisville, KY – The state’s agriculture economy is set to break a record according to projections from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment ag economists.The group told... Read more

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Honey bees are one of nature’s most important assets, as pollinators of many flowers, fruits and vegetables, as well as honey producers. Keeping the insects around is a big deal to both [...] Read more

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Frankfort, KY – It had a finish fitting of March Madness as time ran down on the legislative clock and a last second shot to pass the hemp bill (Senate Bill 50) hit nothing but net.But the outcome of the game... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Linkages, direct and indirect, to agriculture can be found throughout the economy of Lexington and Fayette county, according to a preliminary effort to more clearly define the sector.The Influence... Read more

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If you are a horse lover, there is no better place to be than in the Bluegrass. But wintertime presents a challenge for those wishing to get closer to their favorite animals.This year, however, a new midwinter event will give... Read more

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There is perhaps nothing more annoying than mosquitoes in the summer with their buzzing and biting. Aside from being a nuisance, the insects can also be disease carriers, capable of infecting... Read more

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University of Kentucky researchers are nearing the end of a study that has focused on the use of radio frequency technology to detect potential health issues in cattle.Using an electronic ear-tag transmitting system, the research... Read more

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Lexington, KY – In the teaching world, classes about business and entrepreneurship don’t often begin at the elementary or even middle school levels. But a program administered by the University of Kentucky and funded... Read more

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Louisville, KY – State farmers are poised to reach a record $5.3 billion inagricultural cash receipts this year.That was the news delivered by University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture economists during... Read more

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Frankfort, KY – As farming has become a more diverse enterprise over the last decade, many farmers have learned not to put all their eggs in one basket. And in this year of extreme drought, that’s a good thing.But... Read more

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    Alf Ribeiro

    Cooling stillage or vinasse, a residue of the production of alcohol can a big pollutant of rivers, often used as fertilizer in the sugarcane plantations.

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