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Registration for UK’s CSA Project opens Jan. 24; CSA vouchers offered to eligible UK employees

By Carol Lea Spence University of Kentucky Registration for the 2020 season of the University of Kentucky’s Community Supported Agriculture Project opens Jan. 24. All UK faculty, staff and students are eligible to enroll in the program, which provides members with fresh produce from May 21 through Oct. 15 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic farming unit of the UK Horticulture...

State’s grape, wine industry might have taken brunt of this past winter’s harsh conditions

Vinifera vines suffered nearly 100 percent mortality due to the harsh 2013-2014 winter. (Photo by Aimee Nielson)   By Aimee Nielson Special to KyForward   This past winter, with its long periods of below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall, was a hard one for many Kentucky farmers. But the state’s grape and wine industry might have taken the brunt of the winter blow, especially...