Extension notes: Growing your own transplants expands your choices

Garden centers are beginning to fill their shelves with pots of vegetables and flowers. The lush green, the vivid yellows, oranges and blues you find at this time of year … Read More

Extension Notes: Eight reasons to test your soil

Soil testing can tell you many things about your soil that can help you make informed decisions about fertilizer application, site selection for crops and so much more. It is … Read More

Extension Notes: Lawn mower safety reminders

The grass is turning green. Soon it will be time to start mowing, if you have not already started. As you rev up your mower’s engine for the first time … Read More

Extension Notes: Native trees add variety to your landscape

Sure, we love our dogwoods and redbuds in the spring, but why limit ourselves to using only those two trees? There are many native trees that could add beauty and … Read More

Extension Notes: Northeast KY Farm Storm Relief

In response to the recent ice storm and flooding the Boyd, Carter, Greenup, & Lawrence County Extension Offices have organized a storm relief effort to benefit local farmers. The ice … Read More

Extension Notes: It’s time to plant brambles and blueberries

If you’ve been thinking about growing small fruit this year, whether for personal use or for sale at a farmers market, now is the time to start scouring nursery catalogs … Read More

Extension Notes: Caring for houseplants in the winter

Inside or out, plants go through seasonal cycles in their growth and their needs. Whether your houseplants live inside year-round or just come in to overwinter, they can be undone … Read More

Extension Notes: Help livestock handle cold weather

The three most important things you can do to protect livestock in cold weather are providing sufficient water, giving ample high-quality feed and offering weather protection. Cold stress reduces livestock … Read More

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