This native Kentucky plum tree is an important food source for a wide variety of wildlife. Native Americans used these wild plums extensively.
Cicadas & Your Trees
Several Kentucky counties will experience a large number of periodical cicadas emerging this spring. Besides the annoying racket they make, cicadas are also pests of trees.
Celebrate Earth Day At Home
April 22, 2020, is the 50th Earth Day. Here are some ideas for celebrating Earth Day at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kentucky Trees Are Changing Color
It's fall in Kentucky, and the leaves are changing color. Did you know fall's brilliant colors were there all along?
2017 Kentucky Wood Expo
2017 Kentucky Wood Expo is on September 15 and 16 in Lexington. Open to the public. Forestry-related activities, demonstrations, and educational events.
Landscape Help Publications Available
Landscape questions? Kentucky Extension might have a landscape publication to help! New and updated landscape publications available online. Contact us about pond weeds.
January 2017 Agriculture News/Events
Read about Oldham County Agriculture events, classes, and opportunities. What do ag agents do in the winter? Learn about fruit production.
Kentucky Native Fruit Trees
Kentucky native fruit trees like elderberry, mulberry, pawpaw, persimmon, and serviceberry adapted to environmental conditions and grow more successfully than non-native fruits such as grapes, oranges, and peaches. Read about fruit trees native to Kentucky.
Kentucky Fall Trees News Release
Why do leaves change color? Autumn's spectacular color show has been inside tree leaves all along! Read more about how and why leaves change color in the fall.