Cattle producers, feed a mineral supplement with adequate magnesium to prevent grass tetany. Note updated beef mineral recommendations.
What everyone should know about soil nutrients, fertilizers, and plant growth. Get a quick rundown of soil nutrients, fertilizers, soil testing, and other important information related to plant growth.
Wet conditions this winter affected hay feeding areas. Even well-designed feeding pads could have significant damage where animals enter and leave, creating perfect growing conditions for summer annual weeds. While these areas may look rough now, you can improve them.
Summer ag updates include Oldham County cost-share program announcements, Farm Service Agency program update, and upcoming ag surveys.
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.
Oldham County spring ag news includes pesticide trainings, OC cattleman KCA Hall of Fame inductee, Oldham County Ag Connection, Backyard Streams program, and more.
Tips for new and experienced Kentucky hemp growers in 2020.
Minerals play an important role in cattle health and nutrition. Check UK Extension Cattle Mineral Chart for recommended mineral levels for beef cattle production.
While popular in landscapes, ornamental grass can be an invasive weed in pastures. Get tips on controlling ornamental grass in pastures.
The North American wild turkey is the species from which all domesticated varieties of turkeys originated. Domestic turkeys are bred for meat only.