Wash that produce

We’ve seen the number of foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls associated with fresh produce increase over the last year. And it’s not just leafy greens like romaine lettuce and spinach. Tomatoes and cantaloupe have also been linked to outbreaks in...

Managing Japanese beetles
Source: Lee Townsend, UK Extension Entomologist

They aren’t here yet, but soon enough Japanese beetles will emerge. Here is some information to help you prepare to manage them. 
Highly valued plants, such as roses, can be protected...

Dealing with homesickness
Source: Nicole Peritore, extension specialist for family health

Summer camps and overnight stays with friends and family are on many of our children’s agendas for this summer. While many of these activities often result in fond memories, they...

Look for bagworms now
Source: K-State Extension

Most calls on how to control bagworms come in late July to early August when damage appears. Bagworms are difficult to control when they are that large. They are much easier to kill while small. Bagworms overwinter as eg...

Woodford County Extension Homemakers have selected one recipient for the 2019 Sarah T. Feltner Memorial Scholarship. The following student was recognized at the County Extension Homemakes’ annual meeting on May 30.
Angie Marroquin has been awarded the Sarah T. Feltner...

Census data confirms continued decline in Kentucky tobacco farms
Source: Dr. Will Snell; UK Tobacco Economist
Woodford County has had a storied and...

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