Katie Pratt

Articles by Katie Pratt
Kentucky updates greenhouse vegetable guidelines
Specialists from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture were among those who taught western Kentucky
Kentucky soil tests fine-tuned
To ensure accurate soil pH readings, the University of Kentucky's Soil Testing Laboratory has developed a new method
Check soil compaction after wet harvest 1
Wet weather in September and October caused many producers to harvest corn and soybeans in less-than-ideal
Kentucky researchers pioneers in no-till wheat
No-till wheat research at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has come a long way since a drill dropped
Kentucky offering early-bird planning meetings
Planning for the coming growing season is an important, but sometimes challenging task for producers of grain
Tobacco curing concerns mount
With harvest nearing completion, high humidity levels caused by an exceptionally moist year could potentially cause
Frost damages Kentucky soybean crop
While the rains have stopped and harvest is progressing, Kentucky growers continue to deal with the ramifications of a
Weather slowing Kentucky harvest
Harvesting this year's crop is an uphill battle for Kentucky’s corn and soybean producers as frequent, heavy rains are
Corn, bean markets sending mixed signals
Over the past year, a shift has occurred in the grain markets, which has made prices considerably lower than the record
Grain markets call for different strategies
Over the past year, a shift has occurred in the grain markets, which has made prices considerably lower than the record
GPS helps locate erosion prone areas
Reducing soil erosion in fields is important to maintaining the quality of the environment, and it could have
Weak stalks dictate early corn harvest
Continuous wet weather, coupled with cool temperatures, has led to an increased disease presence which could cause weak
Kentucky conditions good for forage establishment
Cool temperatures and abundant rainfall have created ideal conditions for forage producers to establish or thicken
Kentucky hay supplies rebound
Wet conditions this spring and summer have created an abundance of hay for the upcoming winter feeding season in
Growers branch out with hydroponic vegetables
Matt and Jerry Wyatt of Heartland Hydroponics in Marshall County, Ky., always had been traditional vegetable producers
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