Aimee Nielson

Massive fire destroys Kentucky’s historic Bluegrass Stockyards
Recently, a massive fire completely destroyed the Bluegrass Stockyards near downtown Lexington, and local producers will feel its absence.
How low will calf prices go?
Cattle producers have benefitted from high calf and feeder prices in the not-too-distant past. More recently, however, cattle markets appear to be weakening, and farmers are wondering just how low the prices could go.
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Kentucky weather website offers new, valuable information for farmers
University of Kentucky Ag Weather Center website and the Kentucky Mesonet provide farmers with timely weather information and better field planning.
Kentucky training future ag leaders
For the past 25 years, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has partnered with the Kentucky Farm Bureau to
Abundant clover causing bloat problems
Reported cases of frothy bloat in cattle are up quite a bit in 2010 compared to recent years. Several University of
Dairy barns should be well ventilated
Historically, dairy barns were constructed like houses, striving to keep barns closed-in to protect cows from winter
Online guide simplifies ROPS retrofit
Research shows that rollover protective structures (ROPS), when used in combination with a seatbelt, are 98 percent
Lush Kentucky pastures causing bloat problem
As picturesque as cattle grazing lush pastures on Kentucky rolling hills may be, a closer look reveals a problem
Producers can manage genetic defects in cattle
Several cattle breeds have experienced occurrences of genetic defects. The most well-known defect is Arthrogryposis
Understanding cold stress in livestock
Kentucky is right in the throes of winter, and arctic blasts can cause problems for livestock operations, ranging from
Eastern Kentucky facilities consolidated
For decades the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has offered eastern Kentuckians vital support through
Plan cattle feeding practices closely
So far, 2009 has been a great year for forage production in Kentucky with plenty of grass for grazing and even plenty
East Kentucky sweet potato harvest promising
Two years ago on a visit to Canada, Sarah Fannin saw something she was sure would be a good fit for east Kentucky
A little lime corrects big problems
Fall is the perfect time for farmers and homeowners to check their soils to determine acidity. A simple pH test can
Look closely at pre-conditioning calves
With fall just around the corner, Kentucky beef producers will soon begin crafting marketing plans for spring-born
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