Beef Cattle


Alternative Water Source: Developing Springs for Livestock AEN-98

Shade Options for Grazing Cattle AEN-99

Stream Crossings for Cattle AEN-101

Appropriate All-Weather Surfaces for Livestock AEN-115

Drought Risk Management for Beef Cattle Farms AEN-130

Tire Tanks for Watering Livestock AEN-133

Fenceline Feeder Systems for Beef Cattle Production and Resource Conservation AEN-134

Rainwater Harvesting for Livestock Production Systems AEN-135

Protecting Pastured Cattle using Windbreaks and Mounds AEN-138

Drought Risk Management for Beef Cattle Farms AEN-130

Loose Housing for First-Calf Heifers: A Case Study AEN-142

Calf Areas, Pens or Pastures: A Case Study AEN-143

Four Beef Cattle Barn Flooring Options: A Case Study AEN-144

Understanding Soil Mechanics to Improve Beef Cattle Winter-Feeding Areas and Production AEN-150

Lanes for Beef Cattle Operations AEN-151

Using a Kit to Set up a Cattle Scale System under a Squeeze Chute AEN-156

Stockpiling for Fall and Winter Pasture AGR-162

Chicory: an Alternative Livestock Forage AGR-190

Using a Grazing Stick for Pasture Management AGR-191

Growth Promoting Implants for Beef Cattle ASC-25

Southern Regional Beef Cow-Calf Handbook Determining Pregnancy in Cattle ASC-61

Using Mga to Shorten the Beef Breeding Season ASC-132

Mastitis and Its Control ASC-140

Using Expected Progeny Differences ASC-141

Pelvic Measurements and Calving Difficulty ASC-142

Managing Considerations in Beef Heifer Development ASC-144

Keeping Production Records for the Beef Herd ASC-150

Trace Mineral Supplementation for Kentucky Beef Cows ASC-155

Feeding and Managing the Far-Off Dry Cow ASC-156

Selection and Management Practices to Increase Consistency in Beef Cattle ASC-159

Feeding and Managing Baby Calves from Birth to 3 Months of Age ASC-161

Managing Body Condition to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Beef Cows ASC-162

Strategies to Improve Reproductive Efficiency of Heifers ASC-163

Protocols for Synchronizing Estrus in Yearling Heifers ASC-164

Beef Sire Selection Recommendations ASC-165

Crossbreeding for the Commercial Beef Producer ASC-168

Beef Sire Selection Manual ASC-169

A Consumer's and Producer's Guide to Organic and Natural Meats ASC-170

FAQs About the Retail Meat Case, Part 1: Hamburger ASC-174 

FAQs About the Retail Meat Case, Part 2: Basic Meats 101 ASC-175 

Opportunities for Improved Cow Comfort through Freestall Barn Renovations ASC-178 

How Much Meat to Expect from a Carcass: A Consumer's Guide to Purchasing Freezer Meats ASC-179

Distillers Grain Coproducts for Beef Cattle ASC-186

Stall Bases: Are Your Cows Comfortable? ASC-207

Mineral and Protein Blocks and Tubs for Cattle ASC-215

Feeding Distillery Stillage to Beef Cattle ASC-244

Some Plants of Kentucky Poisonous to Livestock ID-2

Beef Cattle Corrals and Handling Facilities ID-13

The Kentucky Beef Book ID-108

Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis ("Pinkeye") in Cattle ID-135

Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program ID-140

Drinking Water Quality Guidelines for Cattle ID-170

Alternative Protein Sources for Cattle ID-263

Feeding Corn Silage to Beef Cattle ID-264

Brucellosis of Cattle VET-26

Chemical and Drug Residues in Livestock VET-27

A Health Calendar for Spring-Calving Herds VET-31

Forage-Related Cattle Disorders: Ergotism VET-34

Forage-Related Cattle Disorders: Staggers (Tremorgenic Syndrome) VET-35

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Biofuels


The Economics of Biofuels: An Overview AEC-95

Biodiesel Basics AEN-89

Biodiesel FAQ AEN-90

Butanol: The New Biofuel AEN-111

A New Concept in On-Farm Biofuel Production AEN-112

Algae-Based CO2 Mitigation for Coal-Fired Power Plants AEN-116

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Corn


Corn Stalk Nitrate Test AGR-180

Late-Season Frost Damage to Corn Grown for Silage AGR-183

Estimating Corn Yields AGR-187

Evaluating Early Season Frost Damage in Corn AGR-192

Evaluating Flood Damage in Corn AGR-193

Estimating Hail Damage in Corn AGR-194

Replanting Options for Corn AGR-195

Corn Growth Stages and Growing Degree Days: A Quick Reference Guide AGR-202 

Cutworm Management in Corn ENT-59

A Comprehensive Guide to Corn Management in Kentucky ID-139

Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Corn Diseases PPA-49

Diseases of Concern in Continuous Corn PPFS-AG-C-1

Seed and Seedling Diseases of Corn PPFS-AG-C-2

Stewart's Wilt of Corn PPFS-AG-C-4

Diplodia Ear Rot PPFS-AG-C-5

Holcus Leaf Spot PPFS-AG-C-6

Physoderma Brown Spot PPFS-AG-C-7

Diplodia Leaf Streak PPFS-AG-C-8

Curvularia Leaf Spot PPFS-AG-C-9

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Dairy


Risk Management Tools for DaIry Farmers: Dairy Futures Contracts AEC-85

Risk Management Tools for Dairy Farmers: Options on Dairy Futures AEC-86

Put Options as Price Insurance for Dairy Farmers  AEC-87

Dairy Simulation of Put Options AEC-88

The History and Class Pricing of the Federal Milk Marketing Orders AEC-ES-2017-13

The Unique Qualities of the Southern Milk Marketing Orders AEC-ES-2017-12

Managing Liquid Dairy Manure AEN-91

Dairy Waste Utilization Management Tool AEN-92

Using the Dart Ration Computer Program to Answer Nutrition Questions About Dairy Cattle ASC-131

Should You Be Feeding Fat to Your Dairy Cows? ASC-134

More Milk = More Feed ASC-135

Using Byproducts to Feed Dairy Cattle ASC-136

Accomplishing a Sound Dairy Nutritional Program ASC-137

Balancing Rations for Dairy Cows ASC-139

Pasture for Dairy Cattle: Challenges and Opportunities ASC-151

Planning the Yearly Forage and Commodity Needs for a Dairy Herd ASC-160

Pre-Investment Considerations for Precision Dairy Farming Technologies ASC-208

Managing Precision Dairy Farming Technologies ASC-225

Grass Loafing Paddocks for Dairy Cows ID-7

Environmental Compliance for Dairy Operations ID-200

Colostrum Management for Dairy Calves VET-33

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Equine


Basic Horse Nutrition ASC-114

Horse Judging Manual ASC-118

Forages for Horses ASC-120

Rabies in Horses ASC-125

Colic in Horses ASC-128

Equine Feeding Management ASC-143

Methods of Identification for Horses ASC-146

Teasing Mares ASC-157

Heaves in Horses ASC-172 

Botulism: A Deadly Disease That Can Affect Your Horse ASC-173 

Core Vaccination Program and Infectious Disease Control for Horses ASC-176 

Anthrax in Horses ASC-180

Equine Infectious Anemia ASC-181 

Horses and Rain ASC-183

Preventing Barn Fire: Tips for Horse Owners ASC-184 

Feeding the Broodmare: Four Easy Steps ASC-185

Help! My Horse is Too Fat! ASC-187

Selecting Feeds for Horses ASC-205

Stereotypic Behavior in Horses: Weaving, Stall Walking, and Cribbing ASC-212

Help! My Horse Roars! What Is Laryngeal Hemiplegia? ASC-226

My Mare's in Heat: Predicting and Recognizing Signs of Estrus ASC-235 

Blanketing Horses: Do's and Don'ts ASC-240

Housing for Pleasure Horses ID-57

Alfalfa Cubes for Horses ID-145

Choosing Hay for Horses ID-146

Establishing Horse Pastures ID-147

Composting Horse Muck ID-168

Controlling Internal Parasites of the Horse VET-1

E.I.A. Equine Infectious Anemia VET-10

Tapeworms in Horses VET-32

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Farmer's Cooperatives


Agricultural Cooperatives - How They Fit Into the American Free Enterprise System AEC-42

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: How to Start a Cooperative AEC-43

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Farmer and Consumer Cooperatives Structure and Classification AEC-44

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Conducting a Feasibility Study for Marketing Cooperatives AEC-45

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Understanding Cooperative Terminology AEC-47

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: General Guidelines for Writing Co-Op Articles of Incorporation AEC-48

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Boards of Directors for Farm Cooperatives Powers-Responsibilities-LiabilIty AEC-49

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Your Role as a Co-Op Member AEC-50

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Role of the Co-Op Manager AEC-51

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Financing Agricultural Cooperatives AEC-52

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Cooperative Taxation Should Your Cooperative Be 'Exempt' or 'Non-Exempt'? AEC-53

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Cooperative Refunds: Patronage and Revolving AEC-54

The Farmer's Cooperative YardsTick: Cooperative Education and Communication AEC-56

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Cooperative Mergers, Aquisitions and Other Forms of Restructuring AEC-58

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Guidelines for Writing Cooperative Bylaws AEC-60

The Farmer's Cooperative Yardstick: Cooperative Food Buying Organizations AEC-61

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Farmer’s Markets/Agritourism


Establishing and Operating a Community Farmers' Market AEC-77

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Fertilizer Recommendations


Lime and Fertilizer Recommendations, 2018-2019 AGR-1

When to Apply Lime and Fertilizer AGR-5

Liming Acid Soils AGR-19

Nitrogen in Kentucky Soils AGR-43

Evaluating Fertilizer Recommendations AGR-151

Compaction, Tillage Method, and Subsoiling Effects on Crop Production AGR-197

Sulfur Fertilization in Kentucky AGR-198

Fertilizer Management in Alfalfa AGR-210

Calibrating Fertilizer Spreaders for the Home Lawn AGR-211

Fertilizing Your Lawn AGR-212

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Forages


Producing Red Clover Seed in Kentucky AGR-2

Renovating Hay and Pasture Fields AGR-26

Growing Red Clover in Kentucky AGR-33

The Effects of Weather on Hay Production AGR-45

Bermudagrass: A Summer Forage in Kentucky AGR-48

Orchardgrass AGR-58

Tall Fescue AGR-59

Quality Hay Production AGR-62

Establishing Forage Crops AGR-64

Alfalfa the Queen of Forage Crops AGR-76

Timothy AGR-84

Growing Lespedeza in Kentucky AGR-86

Inoculation of Forage Legumes AGR-90

Growing White Clover in Kentucky AGR-93

Kentucky Bluegrass as a Forage Crop AGR-134

Kura Clover for Kentucky AGR-141

Warm Season Perennial Grasses for Forages in Kentucky AGR-145

Round Bale Hay Storage in Kentucky AGR-171

Baling Forage Crops for Silage AGR-173

Forage Identification and Use Guide AGR-175

Annual Ryegrass AGR-179

Baleage: Frequently Asked Questions AGR-235

Managing Frost Damaged Alfalfa Stands AGR-236

Preparing Burley in Bales ID-38

Packaging and Handling Burley Tobacco in Bales at the Farm ID-39

Hay Preservatives ID-46

Interpreting Forage Quality Reports ID-101

Understanding Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue and Its Effect on Broodmares ID-144

Sampling for the Tall Fescue Endophyte in Pasture or Hay Stands PPA-30

An Alfalfa Disease Calendar PPA-44

Summertime Foliar Diseases of Alfalfa PPFS-AG-F-1

Risk Factors for Sclerotinia Crown and Stem Rot in Fall-Seeded Alfalfa PPFS-AG-F-2

Common Alfalfa Seedling Diseases and Disorders PPFS-AG-F-3

"Emergency" Inoculation for Poorly Inoculated Legumes PPFS-AG-F-4

Crown Rots of Alfalfa PPFS-AG-F-5

Alfalfa Diseases Caused by Rhizoctonia Fungi PPFS-AG-F-6

Rating Scale for Brown Stripe of Orchardgrass PPFS-AG-F-7

Kentucky Plant Disease Management Guide for Forage Legumes PPFS-AG-F-8

Managing Diseases of Alfalfa PPFS-AG-F-9

Possible Causes of Yellowing Alfalfa PPFS-AG-F-10

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Forest Farming


Shiitake Production on Logs: Step by Step in Pictures FOR-77

Introduction to Shiitake: The Forest Mushroom FOR-78

Shiitake Production: Log Selection and Preparation FOR-79

Shiitake Production: Spawn Selection FOR-80

Kentucky Shiitake Production Workbook: Inoculation FOR-81

Shiitake Production: Monitoring Moisture Content of Logs FOR-82

Shiitake Production: Incubation and Stacking FOR-83

Shiitake Production: Pest Control FOR-84

Shiitake Production: Harvesting FOR-85

Shiitake Production: Processing and Storage FOR-86

Shiitake Production: Marketing FOR-87

Shiitake Production: Potential Profits from a Small-Scale Shiitake Enterprise FOR-88

Shiitake Production: Resources for Shiitake Growers FOR-89

Shiitake Production: Production Options FOR-90

Growing Forest Botanicals and Medicinals FOR-91

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General Agriculture (Includes Farmland)


Days Suitable for Fieldwork in Kentucky AEC-101

A Brief Look at Farmland Conversion in Kentucky AEC-84

Macroeconomic Policy Linkages to Agriculture AEC-71

A Review of Macroeconomic Policy Linkages to Agriculture AEC-72

Global Policies and US Agricultural Trade AEC-74

Macroeconomic and International Policy Terms AEC-75

A Profile of Female Farmers in Kentucky AEC-89

The American Private Enterprise System AEC-90

Directions for Using the Farm Planning Tool AEC-91

Community Economic Analysis Strategies: Tools and Data AEC-93

Buying a Home 101 AEC-94

Air-Type Solar Collectors for Agricultural and Residential Use AEES-3

Residential Solar Heating AEES-10

Energy Usage in Agricultural Production AEES-11

Measuring Relative Humidity in Agricultural Environments AEN-87

The Global Positioning System AEN-88

Proper Tire and Ballast Inflation AEN-93

Saving Fuel in the Field AEN-94

GPS Changes: How to be Prepared AEN-95

Low-Cost Cold Storage Room for Market Growers AEN-96

Building a Grade Stabilization Structure to Control Erosion AEN-100 

Sinkhole Management for Ag Producers AEN-109  

Farmstead Planning: Old Farm Buildings Repurposed for Better Farming: How to Develop a Complex AEN-131

Modeling Best Management Practices AEN-132

Fence Line Stiles, Escapes, and Refuges AEN-136

Farm Gates: Design Considerations AEN-137

Kentucky Wind Directions and Magnitudes: A Tool for Siting Barns AEN-139

Constructing a Platform Alley Scale System AEN-140

Maps for Farm Planning AEN-141

Taking Soil Test Samples AGR-16

Soil Testing: What It Is and What It Does AGR-57

Cropland Rotations for Kentucky AGR-91

Controlling Soil Erosion with Agronomic Practices AGR-96

Strip Cropping and Contouring AGR-98

Erosion Its Effect on Soil Properties, Productivity and Profit AGR-10

Managing Soil Nitrates for Agronomic Efficiency and Environmental Protection AGR-14

Soil Compaction in Kentucky AGR-161

Managing Seasonal Fluctuations of Soil Tests AGR-189

Improving the Productivity of Landscapes with Little or No Topsoil AGR-203

Soils and Fertility: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 4 AGR-204

Determining Soil Texture by Feel AGR-217

Estimating Carrying Capacity of Cool Season Pastures in Kentucky Using Web Soil Survey AGR-222

Preparing and Giving Oral Reasons ASC-166 

Preparing and Giving Oral Reasons ASC-166 

Judging Performance Classes ASC-167

A Consumer Guide to Country of Origin Labeling ASC-177

Expected Progeny Differences: Trait Definitions and Utilizing Percentile Tables ASC-211 

Reading a Feed Tag ASC-216

Foodborne Illness: Risks and Prevention ASC-227

Warm Up Ring Etiquette ASC-239  

Controlling White Grubs ENT-10

Beginning Beekeeping for Kentuckians ENT-41

Household Waste Management 1: Reduce HENV-101

Household Waste Management 2: Reuse HENV-102

Household Waste Management 3: Recycle HENV-103

Household Waste Management 4: Hazardous Waste HENV-104

Planning a Zero-Waste Event HENV-105

Building a Rain Barrel HENV-201

Saving Energy and Money: Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs HENV-701

Saving Energy and Money at Home and on the Road HENV-702

Saving Energy and Money: Appliances HENV-703

Natural Lighting HENV-705

Going Green: Living an Environmentally Responsible Life HENV-706

Wind Chill ID-23

Residue Avoidance Program: Feed Handling System ID-65

IOn-Farm Composting of Animal Mortalities  D-166 

On-Farm Disposal of Animal Mortalities ID-167  

Riparian Buffers: A Livestock Best Management Practice for Protecting Water Quality ID-175  

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Grain


Grain, Forage, and Cover Crop Guide for Kentucky AGR-18P

An Introduction to Futures Hedging for Grain Producer AEC-96

2012 Land Value and Cash Rent Survey AEC-97

Understanding and Quantifying Year-to-Year Changes in the ACRE Revenue Guarantee AEC-98

The Kentucky Agricultural Economic Outlook for 2013 AEC-99

Post-Harvest Management: The Economics of Grain Transportation AEC-100

Fan Performance on Grain Drying Bins AEES-5

Estimating Fan Sizes for Grain Drying and Storage Bins AEES-6

Grain Drying Performance Evaluation AEES-7

Dryeration Performance Evaluation AEES-8

Double-Cropping Land for Silage Production AGR-17

Grain and Forage Crop Guide AGR-18

Producing Corn for Silage AGR-79

Evaluating Land Resource Potentials in Kentucky AGR-215

Preventing Storage Rots of Grain ID-3

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Grasses


Nodding Thistle and Its Control in Grass Pastures AGR-20

Lawn Establishment in Kentucky AGR-50

Selecting the Right Grass for Your Kentucky Lawn AGR-52

Aerifying and Dethatching Lawns AGR-54

Irrigation Tips to Conserve Water and Grow a Healthy Lawn AGR-115

Switchgrass for Biomass Production in Kentucky AGR-201

Lawn Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 15 AGR-206

Mowing Your Kentucky Lawn AGR-209

Liming Kentucky Lawns AGR-214

Wildlife Benefits of Switchgrass Production in Kentucky AGR-221

Identification and Control of Henbit and Purple Deadnettle AGR-226

Identifying Canola Growth Stages AGR-227

Optimizing Bermudagrass Athletic Field Winter Survival in the Transition Zone AGR-228

Warm Season Annual Grasses in Kentucky AGR-229

Forage Sorghum AGR-230

Pearl Millet AGR-231

Crabgrass AGR-232

Foxtail Millet AGR-233

Grass Options for Athletic Fields in the Transition Zone AGR-237

Establishing and Managing Bermudagrasses in the Transition Zone AGR-238

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Grazing Management


Planning Fencing Systems for Intensive Grazing Management ID-74 

Creep Grazing for Beef Calves ID-76

Rotational Grazing ID-143

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Integrated Pest Management


Insect Borers in Trees and Shrubs ENT-43

Periodical Cicadas in Kentucky ENT-52

Invisible Itches: Insect and Non-Insect Causes ENT-58

Greenhouse Insect Management ENT-60

Public Health Pest Management ENT-63

Asian Lady Beetle Infestation of Structures ENT-64

Termite Baits: A Guide for Homeowners ENT-65

Timing Control Actions for Landscape Insect Pests Using Flowering Plants as Indicators ENT-66

An IPM Identification Guide for Natural Enemies of Vegetable Pests ENT-67

Insects: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 8 ENT-68

Integrated Pest Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 9 ENT-69

Pesticides and Pesticide Safety: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 10 ENT-70

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Landscape


Landscape Design with Plants: Creating Outdoor Rooms HO-62

Annual Flowers HO-65

Commercial Asparagus Production HO-66

Propagating Plants in and Around the Home HO-67

Preserving Flowers and Foliage HO-70

Culinary Herbs HO-74

Home Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Wastes HO-75

Perennials for Sunny Locations HO-76

Perennials for Shady Locations HO-77

Ornamental Corn Production HO-81

Principles of Home Landscape Fertilizing ID-72

Beyond a Path 1: Trails as Resource Connections in Your Community LA-1

Beyond a Path 2: Trail Planning LA-2

Trailblazers: Two Case Studies for Community Trails LA-3

Effective Navigation through Your Community: Wayfinding and Signage Systems for Communities LA-4

Wayfinding: Planning and Design with Communities LA-5

Wayfinding: Planning and Design at Work LA-6

Streetscapes: Visioning Vibrant Relationships LA-7

Streetscapes: Planning and Designing Vibrant Streets LA-8

Walkability and Connectivity: Enhancing the Pedestrian Travel Environment for Healthier Communities LA-9

Walkability and Connectivity: Planning for Enhancing Walkability and Connectivity LA-10

Placemaking: Strengthening Your Public Spaces LA-11

Placemaking: Planning and Designing Meaningful Public Spaces LA-12

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(Farm) Machinery and Equipment


Kentucky Farm Machinery Economic Cost Estimates for 1996 AEC-80

1996 Kentucky Custom Rates for Farm Machinery AEC-81

Basics of Automatic Section Control for Agricultural Sprayers AEN-102

Building a Hoop Barn AEN-152

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Pesticide Applicator Training


Dry Pesticide Rates for Hand-Held Sprayers HO-83

Kentucky's Pesticide Applicator Training and Certification Program PAT-2

Sprayer Nozzles: Selection and Calibration PAT-3

Greenhouse Pesticides and Pesticide Safety PAT-4

Napiap in Kentucky PAT-5

Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticide Applicators PAT-6

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Poultry


Making a Hoop Pen for Pasture Poultry ASC-189

Selecting the Right Chicken Breed ASC-190 

How Much Will My Chickens Eat? ASC-191

Why Have My Hens Stopped Laying? ASC-192

Poultry Producer Liability ASC-193

Poultry Production Troubleshooting ASC-194

Development of the Chick ASC-195

Selecting Geese ASC-196

Selecting Turkeys ASC-197 

Selecting Ducks ASC-198

Avian Male Reproductive System ASC-199

Avian Respiratory System ASC-200

Avian Female Reproductive System ASC-201

Avian Skeletal System ASC-202 

Avian Digestive System ASC-203

Avian Muscular System ASC-204

Common External Parasites of Poultry ASC-206

Raising Guinea Fowl ASC-209

Processing Chickens ASC-210

How to Make a Country Ham ASC-213

So You Want to Produce Your Own Eggs? ASC-217

Proper Handling and Transportation of Eggs for Sale at Kentucky Farmer's Markets ASC-218

Marketing Regulations Affecting Small-scale Egg Producers in Kentucky ASC-229

Factors to Consider Before Starting a Small-scale Egg Production Enterprise in Kentucky ASC-230 

Breed Selection for a Small-scale Egg Production Enterprise ASC-231

Raising Replacement Pullets for Small-Scale Egg Production ASC-232 

Feeds and Feeding for Small-Scale Egg Production Enterprises ASC-233 

Use of Biosecurity and Natural Remedies for the Prvention of Poultry Disease in "Natural" and "Organic" Flocks ASC-234 

Molting Small-Scale Commercial Egg Flocks in Kentucky ASC-236

Urban Poultry ASC-241

Composting Poultry Litter in Your Backyard ASC-242

Poultry Litter Management ID-117

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Precision Agriculture


Elements of PrecIsion Agriculture: Basics of Yield Monitor Installation and Operation PA-1

Guidelines for Adopting Precision Agricultural Practices PA-2

Elements of Precision Agriculture: Lightbar Guidance Aids PA-3

Implementing Precision Agriculture: Choosing the Right Lightbar PA-4

Elements of Precision Agriculture: GPS Simplified PA-5

Implementing Precision Agriculture: What Will This Investment Cost? PA-6

Implementing Precision Agriculture: Connecting a GPS to Other Devices PA-7

Technology to Improve Sprayer Accuracy PA-9

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Rural Health


Kentucky Rural Health Works: Connecting Health Care and Economic Development AEC-92

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Sheep


Economical Alternative Feeds for Sheep ASC-119

Developing a Sheep Enterprise ASC-126

Producing and Marketing High Quality Wool ASC-127

Sheep Foot Care and Diseases ASC-129

Sheep Identification Systems ASC-130

Marketing Lamb and Goat Meat to Hispanic Retail Outlets ASC-182

Is Creep Feeding Lambs a Profitable Undertaking? ASC-214

An Introduction to Sheep ASC-219

Basic Sheep Genetics ASC-220

Keeping and Using Flock Performance Records ASC-221

Sheep Breeding: Heritability, EBVs, EPDs, and the NSIP ASC-222

Inbreeding in Sheep ASC-223 

Crossbreeding Considerations in Sheep ASC-224

Body Condition Scoring Ewes ASC-228

Breeding Habits of the Ewe ASC-237

Beginning a Sheep Operation ASC-238

Managing Dry, Open Ewes ASC-243

Production-Oriented Lamb Marketing ID-102

Club Lamb Fungus Disease VET-30

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Small Grains


Managing Small Grains for Livestock Forage AGR-160

Cover Crop Benefits and Challenges in Kentucky AGR-240

No-Till Small Grain Production in Kentucky ID-136

Winter Decline Syndrome of Canola PPFS-AG-R-1

Wheat Bacterial Streak PPFS-AG-SG-2

Barley Yellow Dwarf PPFS-AG-SG-3

Wheat Spindle Streak Mosaic Virus (WSSMV) PPFS-AG-SG-4

Fungicide Use in Wheat PPFS-AG-SG-5

Preplant Decisions Greatly Impact Disease Potential in Wheat PPFS-AG-SG-6

Black "Sooty" Head Mold of Wheat PPFS-AG-SG-7

Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV) in Kentucky PPFS-AG-SG-8

The Importance of Scouting Wheat for Plant Diseases PPFS-AG-SG-12

Production of Sweet Sorghum for Syrup in Kentucky AGR-122

Processing Sweet Sorghum for Syrup AGR-123

Sudangrass and Sorghum-sudangrass Hybrids AGR-234

Comparison and Use of Chlorophyll Meters on Wheat AGR-181

Identifying Wheat Growth Stages AGR-224

Identifying Freeze Damage in Wheat AGR-253

Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Wheat Diseases PPA-48

2020 Kentucky Small Grains Variety Performance Test PR-778

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Soybeans


Soybean Production in Kentucky Part 1: Status, Uses and Planning AGR-128

Soybean Variety Selection AGR-129

Soybean Production in Kentucky AGR-130

Soybean Production in Kentucky Part 4: Weed, Disease and Insect Control AGR-131

Soybean Production in Kentucky Part 5: Harvesting, Drying, Storage, and Marketing AGR-132

Specialty Soybeans  AGR-182

Predicting Soybean First Flowering Date AGR-184

Nitrogen Transformation Inhibitors and Controlled-Release Urea AGR-185

Estimating Soybean Yields AGR-188

Soybean Nutrient Management in Kentucky AGR-213

Identifying Soybean Growth Stages AGR-223

Double Crop Soybean Production in Kentucky AGR-261

Soybean Cyst Nematode: A Potential Problem for Nursuries ID-110

Brown Spot of Soybean PPFS-AG-S-1

Downy Mildew of Soybean PPFS-AG-S-3

Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot of Soybean PPFS-AG-S-4

Value of Wheat Residue in Soybean Cyst Nematode Management PPFS-AG-S-8

Sampling Soybean Fields for Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis PPFS-AG-S-9

Soybean Loss Prediction Tool for Managing Soybean Rust PPFS-AG-S-10

Seed Treatment Fungicides for Soybeans: Issues to Consider PPFS-AG-S-12

Soybean Diseases Control Series: Soybean Cyst Nematode PPFS-AG-S-13

Soybean Foliar Spots and Blights PPFS-AG-S-19

Cercospora Leaf Blight in Kentucky PPFS-AG-S-20

Soybean Rust Fungicide Use Guidelines PPFS-AG-S-23

Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Recommendations for Kentucky, 2015 PPFS-AG-S-24

2019 Soybean Yield and Quality Contest PR-777

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Swine


Energy for Swine Facilities Part 2: Alternative Sources of Energy AEES-2

Factors Affecting Feed Conversion in Growing-Finishing Swine ASC-104

Improving Preweaning Survival of Pigs ASC-106

Feeding Growing-Finishing Pigs to Maximize Lean Growth Rate ASC-147

Management of Swine Mating ASC-148

Feeding and Managing the Weanling Pig ASC-149

Manipulation of the Estrous Cycle in Swine ASC-152

Boar Selection: Using Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) ASC-153

Assessing Sow Body Condition ASC-158

The Use of Methyl Bromide to Control Insects in Country Hams in the Southeastern U.S. ASC-171 

Swine Confinement Breeding Facilities ID-58

Residue Avoidance Program: Feed Additives and Residue Prevention in Swine ID-66

Residue Avoidance Program: Therapeutic Selection in Swine ID-69

Residue Avoidance Program: Injection Techniques in Swine ID-70

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Tobacco


Buying and Selling Burley Quota: What Factors Should Farmers Consider? AEC-76

The US Tobacco Program: How It Works and Who Pays for It AEC-82

Overview of Kentucky's Tobacco Economy AEC-83

Post-Tier Rail and Typar or Metal-Covered Tobacco Field Curing Structures AEN-85

Movable Tobacco Curing Frames AEN-86

Pallet Rack Structures for Curing Burley Tobacco AEN-97

Harvesting and Curing Burley Tobacco AGR-14

Manganese Toxicity in Burley Tobacco AGR-22

Tobacco Stalks and Stems Fertility Value and Use AGR-23

Liming and Fertilizing Burley Tobacco AGR-49

Managing Acid Soils for Production of Burley Tobacco AGR-109

Managing Slowly Permeable Soils for Tobacco and Corn Production in Kentucky AGR-143

Harvesting, Curing, and Preparing Dark Fired Tobacco for Market AGR-152

Harvesting, Curing, and Preparing Dark Air Cured Tobacco for Market AGR-153

Dark Tobacco Sucker Control AGR-154

Selecting a Tobacco Transplant Production System AGR-155

Tobacco Transplant Production: Plug and Transfer System AGR-156

Tobacco Management: Optimizing Profits AGR-157

Dealing with Chemical Injury in Tobacco AGR-158

Selecting the Right Fertilizer for Tobacco Production in Float Systems AGR-163

Measurement of Temperature Extremes in Tobacco Float Systems AGR-176 

Proper Curing Management to Minimize Green Tobacco AGR-177

Double Crop Curing Dark Fired Tobacco AGR-196 

Production of Connecticut Broadleaf Cigar Wrapper Tobacco in Kentucky and Tennessee AGR-258

Management of Tobacco Float Systems ID-132

ythium Root Rot in Tobacco Float Systems PPFS-AG-T-1

Managing Rhizoctonia Damping-off and Target Spot in the Float System PPFS-AG-T-2

Collar Rot in the Tobacco Float System PPFS-AG-T-3

Blackleg of Tobacco PPFS-AG-T-4

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Tree Production


Topping Is Hazardous to Your Tree's Health ID-55 

Yellow-Poplar FOR-2

Forests and Forestry in Kentucky FOR-4

Growing Trees Grow Dollars FOR-6

Kentucky Coffeetree FOR-8

A Landowner's Guide Measuring Farm Timber FOR-9

When a Tree Burns It's a Rotten Shame! FOR-12

Debris Burning and Forest Fires FOR-14

Managing Sustainable Forests in Kentucky FOR-15

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Planning and Site Selection FOR-16

Kentucky Christmas Tree ProductIon Workbook Plantation Layout FOR-17

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Site Preparation FOR-18

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Ground Covers FOR-19

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Vegetation Control FOR-23

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Fertilization FOR-24

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Irrigation FOR-25

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Pruning and Shearing FOR-26

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Pest Control: Animals FOR-27

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Pest Control: Insects FOR-27A

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Harvesting FOR-28

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Use of 'Cull' Trees FOR-30

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Developing a Demonstration Plot FOR-32

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Production Calendar FOR-33

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook References FOR-34

Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook Budgeting and Economics FOR-36

Kentucky Forestry Fact Sheet FOR-53

Wood Destroying Organisms and Wood Preservatives FOR-54

Drying Wood FOR-55

Paulownia Log Grades: Specifications and Uses FOR-56

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard: Employee's Right to Know FOR-58

An Introduction to Wood Anatomy Characteristics Common to Softwoods and Hardwoods FOR-59

Open Face Tree Felling Method FOR-60

Scientific Classification of Trees FOR-61

Tree Tips FOR-65

Kentucky Forest Practice Guidelines for Water Quality Management FOR-67

Trees, Shrubs and Vines That Attract Wildlife FOR-68

Determining Best Management Practices for Timber Harvesting Operations in Kentucky: A Training Manual for Loggers FOR-70

What Is Forestry? FOR-95

Forest Water Quality Plan: Preparing an Agriculture Water Quality Plan for Your Woodlands FOR-96

Managing Oak Decline FOR-99

Oak Shelterwood: A Technique to Improve Oak Regeneration FOR-100

Hardwood Plantations as an Investment FOR-101

Forest Management Strategies to Minimize the Impact of Gypsy Moth FOR-102

Two-Aged System and Deferment Harvests FOR-103

Treatments for Improving Degraded Hardwood Stands FOR-104

Caring for Christmas Trees FOR-105

Technical Guide to Crop Tree Release In Hardwood Forests FOR-106

Site Preparation and Competition Control Guidelines for Hardwood Tree Plantings FOR-107

Timber Theft and Trespass FOR-109

Non-Timber Forest Products and Agroforestry FOR-110

Agroforestry: Alley Cropping FOR-111

Agroforestry: Riparian Buffer Strips FOR-112

Argoforestry: Silvopasture FOR-113

Agroforestry: Windbreaks FOR-114

Agroforestry: Forest Farming FOR-115

Agroforestry: Christmas Trees FOR-116

Medicinal Plants FOR-117

Have Maples Will Sugar FOR-118

Uneven-aged Management in Mixed Species, Southern Hardwoods: Is it Feasible and Sustainable? FOR-119

Site Preparation for Natural Regeneration of Hardwoods FOR-120

Vertebrate Pest Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 19 FOR-121

How to Select and Buck Logs for Railroad Ties FOR-122

Introduction to Wood Structure and Characteristics FOR-123

First Steps in Identifying Wood FOR-124

Distinguishing Softwoods from Hardwoods FOR-125

Grain Patterns and Growth Rings FOR-126

The First Separation of Softwood Species FOR-127

Hardwood Dry Kiln Operation: A Manual for Operators of Small Dry Kilns FOR-128

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Turf Management


Improving Turf Through Renovation AGR-51

Turf Care Calendar for Cool-Season Lawns in Kentucky AGR-55

Turfgrasses of Kentucky AGR-216

Turfgrass Weed Control for Professionals, 2017 AGR-225

Calibrating Boom Sprayers for Turf Applications AGR-239

Improved Turfgrass Varieties Can Reduce Your Environmental Impact AGR-241

Quick Identification Tips for Turfgrasses Commonly Grown in Kentucky AGR-251

Chemical Control of Turfgrass Diseases, 2020 PPA-1

Weather Favorable for Cottony Blight in Turfgrasses PPFS-OR-T-1

Reducing the Risk of Resistance to Fungicides Used to Control Diseases of Turfgrasses PPFS-OR-T-2

Turfgrass Anthracnose PPFS-OR-T-4

Patch Diseases in Kentucky Bluegrass Lawns PPFS-OR-T-6

Kentucky Turfgrass Disease Calendar PPFS-OR-T-7

Disease Management in the Home Lawn PPFS-OR-T-11

Brown Patch Disease in Kentucky Lawns PPFS-OR-T-12

Managing Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass PPFS-OR-T-13

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Water Quality/Nutrient Mgmt


Stormwater BMPs for Confined Livestock Facilities AEN-103

How to Close an Abandoned Well AEN-104

Pasture Feeding, Streamside Grazing, and the Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Plan AEN-105

Reducing Stormwater Pollution AEN-106

Paved Feeding Areas and the Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Plan AEN-107

Permeable Pavement for Stormwater Management AEN-108

Sinkhole Management for Agricultural Producers AEN-109

Nutrient Management Concepts for Livestock Producers AEN-113

Using Weep Berms to Improve Water Quality AEN-114

Managing Stormwater Using Low Impact Development (LID) Techniques AEN-118

Keeping Trash Out of Streams AEN-119

Groundwater Quality AEN-120

Increasing Dry Cow and Bred Heifer Performance with Environmental Management AEN-121

Restoring Streams AEN-122

Lowering Somatic Cell Counts with Best Management Practices AEN-123

Streambank Erosion AEN-124

Closing a Liquid Manure Storage Structure AEN-125

Measuring Discharge in Wadeable Streams AEN-129

The Importance of Water Source Layout in Farm Infrastructure AEN-155

Sampling Plant Tissue for Nutrient Analysis AGR-92

Fertilization of Cool-Season Grasses AGR-103

'Fergus' Birdsfoot Trefoil AGR-104

Fertilization and Liming for Corn AGR-105

Determining the Quality of Aglime: Relative Neutralizing Value (RNV) AGR-106

Using Animal Manures as Nutrient Sources AGR-146

The Agronomics of Manure Use for Crop Production AGR-165

Broiler Litter Production in Kentucky and Potential Use as a Nutrient Source AGR-168

Problems in Diagnosing Nutrient Deficiencies of Cool Season Grasses AGR-169

Using a Chlorophyll Meter to Make Nitrogen Recommendations on Wheat AGR-170

Extending Grazing and Reducing Stored Feed Needs AGR-199

Soil Sampling and Nutrient Management in Horse Pastures AGR-200

Balancing Rations ASC-12

Role of Nutrition on Reproductive Performance ASC-138

Using Nutrition to Improve Immunity Against Disease: Copper, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin E ASC-154

Planting Along Your Stream, Pond, or Lake HENV-202

Stormwater HENV-203

What is a Watershed? HENV-204

Residential Rain Garden: Design, Construction, Maintenance HENV-205

Understanding and Protecting Kentucky's Watersheds HENV-206

Managing Insects and Spiders in the Home HENV-401

Water Quality and Nutrient Management at Home HENV-402

Septic System Maintenance: Care and Feeding of Your System HENV-501

Septic System Failure and Environmental Impacts HENV-502

Septic Tanks: The Primary Treatment Device of Septic Systems HENV-503

Importance of Wastewater Biological Oxygen Demand in Septic Systems HENV-504

Impacts of Additives on Septic System Performance HENV-505

Turfgrass Color: Indicator of Septic System Performance HENV-506

Flood Conditions and Your Septic System HENV-507

Landscaping Septic Systems with Native Plants HENV-508

How Water Use Impacts Septic System Performance HENV-509

Saving Water at Home HENV-601

Tips for Conserving Water at Home HENV-704 

Living Along a KY Stream  IP-73

 Planting a Riparian Buffer ID-185 

 KY Nutrient Management Planning Guidelines (KYNMP) ID-211 

Central KY Backyard Stream Guide ID-242  

Creating Urban Stormwater Control Ponds for Water Quality and Wildlife Habitat FOR-73

Controlled Water Table Irrigation of Container Crops HO-84

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Weed Management


Chemical Control of Weeds in Kentucky Grain Crops, 2020 AGR-6

Potassium in Kentucky Soils AGR-11

Weeds of Kentucky Turf AGR-12

Weed Control Recommendations for Kentucky Bluegrass and Tall Fescue Lawns and Recreational Turf AGR-78

Winter Annual Weeds of Kentucky AGR-117

Summer Annual Broadleaf Weeds of Kentucky AGR-118

Alternatives for Fungus Infected Tall Fescue AGR-119

Perennial Broadleaf Weeds of Kentucky AGR-135

Herbicide Persistence and Carryover in Kentucky AGR-139

Weed Control in Alfalfa and Other Forage Legume Crops AGR-148

Weed Management in Grass Pastures, Hayfields, and Other Farmstead Sites AGR-172

Kudzu Identification and Control in Kentucky AGR-186

Weed Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 20 AGR-205

Broadleaf Weeds of Kentucky Pastures AGR-207

Weed Control for Kentucky Home Lawns AGR-208

Herbicide Recommendations for Weed Control in Kentucky Bluegrass and Tall Fescue Lawns for Professional Applicators AGR-218

Practicing Good Stewardship When Applying Herbicides for Pasture Weed Control AGR-219

A No-math Method of Calibrating Backpack Sprayers and Lawn Care Spray Guns AGR-220

Identification of Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp and Other Pigweed Species AGR-256 

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Wild Flowers


Wild About Wildflowers FOR-71

Attracting Hummingbirds to the Garden FOR-97

Attracting Butterflies with Native Plants FOR-98

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Wildlife Management


Managing Wildlife Damage Problems in Kentucky: Assistance, Procedures, Policies and Regulations FOR-13

Controlling Woodpecker Damage FOR-38

Managing Chipmunk Problems in Kentucky FOR-41

Managing Mole Problems in Kentucky FOR-42

Managing Rabbit and Vole Problems in Kentucky Orchards FOR-43

Managing Woodchuck Problems in Kentucky FOR-44

Managing Tree Squirrel Problems in Kentucky FOR-45

Bats: Information for Kentucky Homeowners FOR-48

Managing Skunk Problems in Kentucky FOR-49

Managing Beaver Problems in Kentucky FOR-50

Managing Muskrat Problems in Kentucky FOR-51

Eastern Bluebirds Nesting Structure Design and Placement FOR-52

Managing White Tailed Deer FOR-57

Black Vulture Damage Control FOR-129

Kentucky's Endangered and Threatened Species ID-103

Options for Controlling Canada Geese ID-174 

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Vineyards and Winery


Honeyvine Milkweed Control in Tree Fruits, Small Fruits, and Grapes HO-85

Crop Estimation in Vineyards HO-86

Vineyard Site Selection in Kentucky Based on Climate and Soil Properties HO-87

Viticultural Regions and Suggested Cultivars in Kentucky HO-88

Growing Grapes in Kentucky ID-126

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