University of Kentucky Extension is working with Kentucky producers to evaluate cereal rye production. Oldham County is hosting three of these field trials which will help UK Extension agronomists and growers evaluate varieties, seeding rates, fertilizer needed, and any pest control needed.
Interested in industrial hemp production? Read about the range of pests and field problems that can occur with this crop, and review other information for producers.
Industrial hemp has been in the news recently with its legalization through the farm bill, but hemp is still a heavily regulated crop. Understand Kentucky hemp production with these ag resources.
Fall OC ag news includes weed ID, OC Youth Ag Cost-Share, and hail damage to grain crops. Read more about Oldham County agriculture.
Read about Oldham County Agriculture events, classes, and opportunities. What do ag agents do in the winter? Learn about fruit production.
Bacterial wilt is carried and transmitted by cucumber beetles as they feed on plants. Bacterial wilt produces a sticky sap-like substance inside plants. This clogs the vascular system, causing plants to wilt and ultimately die.
Genetic engineering, biotechnology, genetically modified organisms -- all the terminology can be confusing. Understand the basics of GMOs. Read a short history of GMOs in America.