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

Using Weaning and Cow Weight to Make Production-based Culling Decisions AEN-162

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

Feeding Soybeans to Beef Cattle ASC-245

Some Plants of Kentucky Poisonous to Livestock ID-2

Beef Cattle Corrals and Handling Facilities ID-13

The Kentucky Beef Book, 2021 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

Commercial Feeds in Kentucky, 2020 RB-344

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

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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 

Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Control in Corn and Soybean AGR-260

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

Drone Fungicide Applications in Corn PPA-50

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

2020 Kentucky Hybrid Corn Performance Test PR-780

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

UK Ag Equine Programs Calendar, 2021 ID-196

Riding Arena Footing: Materials and Characteristics ID-265

Riding Arena Maintenance: Dragging and Treatments ID-266

Riding Arena Maintenance: Equipment Guide ID-267

Human-Horse-Environment Interface: Metals in Indoor Horse Arenas ID-270

Controlling Internal Parasites of the Horse VET-1

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

Tapeworms in Horses VET-32

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

Farmer’s Markets/Agritourism


Establishing and Operating a Community Farmers' Market AEC-77

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

Food Production & Safety


Produce Food Safety: Packing & Storing CCD-PFS-1

Understanding the U.S. Food Safety Regulatory System CCD-PFS-5

Back to Top

 

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 for Cattle, Sheep and Goats 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

Broadleaf Weeds of Kentucky Pastures, 2021 AGR-207

Baleage: Frequently Asked Questions AGR-235

Managing Frost Damaged Alfalfa Stands AGR-236

Strategies for Reclaiming Hay Feeding Areas AGR-255

Hay Sampling: Strategies for Getting a Good Sample AGR-257

Improving Kentucky Small Ruminant Pastures AGR-264

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

Blackpatch of Forage Legumes: Cause of Slaframine Toxicosis or "Slobbers" in Animals ID-230

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

Long-Term Summary of KY Forage Variety Trials PR-774

2020 Alfalfa Report PR-781

2020 Orchardgrass Report PR-783

2020 Red and White Clover Report PR-782

2020 Tall Fescue and Bromegrass Report (new) PR-784

2020 Timothy and Kentucky Bluegrass Report (new) PR-785

2020 Annual and Perennial Ryegrass and Festulolium Report (new) PR-786

2020 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report (new) PR-789

2020 Cool-Season Grass Horse Grazing Tolerance Report (new) PR-790

2020 Long-Term Summary of Kentucky Forage Variety Trials PR-792

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

Using Drones to Monitor Fence Lines AEN-159

Decision Aid for Estimating the Cost of Using a Drone in Production Agriculture AEN-160

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  

Using Electric Offsets as Part of Fencing Systems ID-269

Back to Top

 

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

Kentucky Grain Crop Production at a Glance ID-268

Kentucky Grain Crop Production at a Glance (posterID-268P

Kentucky Corn Silage Hybrid Performance Report, 2020 PR-793

Back to Top

 

Grasses


Nodding Thistle and Its Control in Grass Pastures AGR-20

Bermudagrass: A Summer Forage in Kentucky AGR-48

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

Back to Top

 

Grazing Management


Planning Fencing Systems for Intensive Grazing Management ID-74 

Creep Grazing for Beef Calves ID-76

Rotational Grazing ID-143

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

(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

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

Properly Maintaining a Backyard Poultry Facility ASC-246

Broodiness in Chickens ASC-247

Poultry Litter Management ID-117

Kentucky 4-H Poultry Judging Contest: Market Poultry: Ready-to-Cook Poultry Parts Identification 4AJ-11PO

Kentucky 4-H Poultry Judging Contest: Evaluating Past Production Hens 4AJ-07PA

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

Rural Health


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

Back to Top

 

Sheep


Creating a Hub with Dry Lots for Small Ruminants AEN-163

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

Back to Top

 

Small Grains


Managing Small Grains for Livestock Forage AGR-160

Cover Crop Benefits and Challenges in Kentucky AGR-240

Growing Wheat for Forage AGR-263

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

2021 Kentucky Small Grains Variety Performance Test PR-796

Back to Top

 

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

Multi-SOA Pre-emergence Herbicides for Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Control AGR-259

Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Control in Corn and Soybean AGR-260

Double Crop Soybean Production in Kentucky AGR-261

Utilizing Drought Stressed Soybeans for Forage AGR-262

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

2020 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests PR-794

2020 Soybean Yield and Quality Contest PR-795

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide, 2021-2022 ID-160

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

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top

 

Weed Management


Chemical Control of Weeds in Kentucky Grain Crops, 2021 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, 2021 AGR-172

Kudzu Identification and Control in Kentucky AGR-186

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

-172Broadleaf 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 

Back to Top

 

Wild Flowers


Wild About Wildflowers FOR-71

Attracting Hummingbirds to the Garden FOR-97

Attracting Butterflies with Native Plants FOR-98

Back to Top

 

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 

Emerging Bird Disease - Bird Feeding and Monitoring Protocols

Deer Processors in Kentucky - 2020

Venomous Snakes of Kentucky

Black Vulture Effigy Directions

Southern U.S. Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings

Get More Animals to Call Your Woodland Home

Black Vulture Damage Control

Vertebrate Pest Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 19

Managing Rabbit and Vole Problems in Kentucky

Hummingbirds: An Attractive Asset to Your Garden

Managing Beaver Problems in Kentucky

Managing White-Tailed Deer Problems in Kentucky

Managing Mole Problems in Kentucky

Controlling Woodpecker Damage

Managing Tree Squirrel Problems in Kentucky

Trees, Shrubs, and Vines that Attract Wildlife

Attracting Butterflies with Native Plants

Back to Top

 

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

Back to Top