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UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists to host late-season field school on Sept. 6

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky University of Kentucky specialists will host a field school for row crop producers on Sept. 6 at the UK Research and Education Center Farm in Princeton. The school will go from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. CDT and will cover late-season issues related to small grains, corn and soybeans. The field schools are a series of in-depth, hands-on training led by specialists in...

UK Wheat Science Group to host field day May 8 at Research & Education Center farm in Princeton

The University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will host its annual field day on May 8 at the UK Research and Education Center farm in Princeton. Registration begins at 8 a.m. (CDT), and the tour starts at 8:45 a.m. 2017 UK wheat field day participants tour variety trials (Photo by Steve Patton, UK Ag) Specialists with the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Grain and Forage Center...

University of Kentucky Winter Wheat Meeting to be held in Hopkinsville convention center on Jan. 4

The 2018 University of Kentucky Winter Wheat Meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST Jan. 4 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville. It is hosted by the UK Wheat Science Group, registration for the event will start at 8:30 a.m. The annual meeting provides an overview of research projects from the past year. UK, Western Kentucky University and industry experts will cover...

UK College of Agriculture offering Wheat Field School to prepare producers for new growing season

Specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Food and Environment are offering a Wheat Field School to help producers prepare for the 2017-18 growing season. The field school is from 8:30 a.m. CDT until 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at UK’s Research and Education Center in Princeton. It is the third school UK specialists have offered wheat growers this year. “We wanted to host these schools...

Kentucky Small Grain Growers invest $785,000 in UK Grain and Forage Center, related research

The Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association Board and Promotion Council voted this month to invest $250,000 in new graduate housing for the University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center for Excellence and an additional $290,000 in UK grain-related research projects. KySGGA’s contribution to the Center since fundraising began in November 2015 totals $785,000. This amount will be added to the Center’s...