KyFarmStart begins enrollment for 2011 class
LEXINGTON, Ky., (Oct 5, 2010) Rich and Michelle Hale moved to Kentucky from Indiana, bought a little spread in Anderson County and began making plans for a small Saddlebred breeding operation with a few head of cattle on the side. The Hales have been around horses for years, but beef cattle? That's unexplored territory for the couple.
Kentucky's marginal land has great potential for alternative energy
LEXINGTON , Ky., (Jul 20, 2010) A significant amount of marginal, abandoned and mined land exists throughout Kentucky and the Southeastern United States. Using this land to produce bioenergy crops could help the state become more energy independent according to researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.
Stewardship a theme of Farm-City Field Day
BALD KNOB, Ky., (July 15, 2010) -- Excessive heat and humidity were not enough to keep more than 400 people away from the recent 52nd Annual Farm-City Field Day in Franklin County.
This year's event, held on Lynmoor Farm, included sessions on forages, alpacas, soil characteristics, hay fertilization and woodland management, with the common thread being land stewardship.