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May 14, 2013 - Utilizing agriculture as a theme to teach social studies, sciences, or mathematics; that’s the heart of the annual series of teacher workshops set for mid-June, hosted by Kentucky Farm Bureau. Jefferson County elementary teacher, Darleen Horton, has attended several years and is a major fan, and explains how other teachers can benefit.
May 13, 2013 - A report on the Mountain Monday series of educational workshops with an Appalachian theme, starting today at UK’s Robinson Center in Breathitt. Center director Dr. David Ditsch describes some of the opportunities for the region’s residents and explains how the program started and comments on its success, now in its third year.
May 10, 2013 - A feature on the unique approach that each county has as they attempt to invest tobacco settlement dollars at the local level to help build infrastructure for new ways to boost ag income. Feldhaus features Henry County extension agent Steve Moore on some of the popular CAIP (County Ag Infrastructure Improvement) programs that are being explored in their county.
May 9, 2013 - From bass production for pond stocking to red claw crayfish for high end restaurants, research at Kentucky State University will be on display next Thursday in Frankfort at KSU’s aquaculture field day. Dr. Bob Durburrow at KSU’s aquaculture research center says from minnows to marketing, they take a thorough look at the big picture before promoting a particular line of production.
May 8, 2013 - Don’t look now but Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re looking for a popular gift for Mom, you might find it at your local roadside farmers market. For those farmers specializing in greenhouse plant production, for many Mother’s Day weekend is the kick-off to their season, and the biggest weekend of the year for sales.