Your Guide to Agriculture Across the Bluegrass
Farming is an important part of Kentucky's heritage and economy. Learn how our farmers raise the food, fiber, and fuel we need while caring for our natural resources.
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With the onset of spring, many kids and adults alike love to grab their rod and reel and head to the lake, a creek, or a pond and go fishing.
Black vultures are a concern for livestock producers throughout Kentucky, particularly this time of the year, as they can kill newborn calves and other juvenile livestock. University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment faculty and staff are working with Kentucky producers to find low-cost, legal options to control these birds and prevent livestock losses.
Agriculture has run in Elizabeth Riley's blood since she was born. Raised on a sheep and goat farm in Hopkinsville, Kentucky by her mother who is a 4-H agent, she knew her path always involved agriculture.
Adam has been KyCorn’s program director for 11 years, where he manages the association’s membership, market development, and farmer leadership programs. He also organizes and mobilizes KyCorn’s grassroots base, which means he encourages farmer members to get involved in policy issues and public affairs.
Cara is a Feed Sales and Technical Rep for Cargill Animal Nutrition. Their brands of horse feed include Southern States, Legends and ProElite Feeds.
Even though his official job title is futures broker, Boyd Brooks, a Cynthiana native, says he is truly a risk management specialist who helps farmers turn a profit in an industry of financial uncertainty.