Posts in Conservation
University of Kentucky extension helps livestock producers deter black vultures

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.

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PACE Program Preserves Kentucky’s Farmlands

The crops and livestock that grow on acres of farmland across Kentucky provide food for consumers, raw materials for businesses and stimulus for the state’s economy. So when acres are sold to make way for a different kind of growth – residential and commercial development – it can carry a hefty and long-term price tag.

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ConservationJennifer Elwell