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This site was last updated on May 14, 2015
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UK begins planting 2015
hemp research plots
Agronomists at the University of Kentucky began planting 2015 hemp research plots on May 14th at Spindletop Research Farm. For details, click here.
Hops 101 webinar
A recording of the Hops 101 webinar, in which UK Horticulture Specialist Dr. Shawn Wright presented basic information about hops production, is now available at http://video.ca.uky.edu/videos/video/1270/. Please see our Webinars page for links to resources referred to during the webinar.
Nursery Crop Extension Research website launched
The Nursery Crop Extension Research group in the University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture has launched a new website. Click here to check out the many resources it offers.
Interested in high tunnels?
Check out video, webinars
New strawberry variety shows great promise
The strawberry variety Flavorfest has shown great potential in plasticulture strawberry variety trials conducted over the past three years by UK Horticulture Specialist Dr. Shawn Wright.
New IPM Scouting Guide for Legume Vegetables
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Legume Vegetables in Kentucky (ID-227), developed by the University of Kentucky Vegetable IPM team, is now available.
Bird netting resource
for small fruit growers
Check out a new feature from the UK Department of Horticulture - information and photos for both commercial growers and home gardeners looking for ways to protect blueberry and bramble plantings from birds. Click here for details.