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Cool-season forages work to renovate high-traffic areas in pastures. They are used as a cover crop and can be useful when establishing new pastures or when reseeding old stands with more permanent forages

Soybean High Yield Checklist Chad Lee, Extension Agronomist, University of Kentucky These soybeans went 90 bu/A and hit every point on the checklist. Based on the responses to the Corn High Yield Checklist we decided to define the key parameters to getting high soybean yields. You will see a lot of similar points between this checklist and the one for corn. Both of these checklists are intended to be a framework for where high yields start.

Checking for Soil Compaction - Crop yields may be limited by soil compaction. Subsoiling is the most common method used to alleviate soil compaction, but is a time consuming and costly operation. If soil compaction is suspected, it is best to identify the areas in the field where it exists, what depth the compaction begins, and what depth the compaction ceases.

Grain Crops Update: Checking for Soil Compaction

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Tommy Yankey, agriculture and natural resources extension agent in Anderson County, left, and Les Anderson, UK Beef specialist, right, are helping Mike Wilson, center, spend more time on his farm.

Kentucky’s adjutant general,Maj.Gen.Edward W.Tonini, presents Lt.Col.Dallas Kratzer II with Bronze Star during an award ceremony held Jan. 12, 2014 at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky. Kratzer earned the award for exceptionally meritorious achievement while serving in Afghanistan as part of Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team V, a multi-disciplinary task force charged with helping the nation develop a sustainable farming economy.(USANG Airman 1st Class Joshua Horton)

Smoked ham, the way it's been done for more than a hundred years

First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chefs join children from Bancroft and Tubman Elementary Schools to harvest vegetables during the third annual White House Kitchen Garden fall harvest on the South Lawn, Oct. 5, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Deer in a field

Kentucky Native Plant and Wildlife: Plant of the Week: Winged or Shining Sumac (Rhus copallina)

Time to ready IPM plans for 2013 | UK College of Agriculture News

Rain garden workshops | UK College of Agriculture News

View the work UK researchers are doing to re-establish native pollinators in the state.