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ID-249
A Comprehensive Guide to Soybean Management in Kentucky
6/7/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Carl Bradley, J.D. G
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, soybeans

This publication provides information on soybean growth and development, principles of variety selection, and management practices to maximize soybean profitability in Kentucky.

2,500 printed copies | 84 pages | 44,074 words | 34 downloads | PDF: 38,987 kb



ID-125
A Comprehensive Guide to Wheat Management in Kentucky
2/23/2016 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Bill Bruening, J.D. Green, John
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

The soft red winter wheat grown in Kentucky is the fourth most valuable cash crop in the state. Winter wheat has been an integral part of crop rotation for Kentucky farmers. Wheat is normally harvested in June in Kentucky and provides an important source of cash flow during the summer months.

1,500 printed copies | 72 pages | 36,662 words | 25 downloads | PDF: 6,500 kb



ID-234
Grain Sorghum (Milo) Production in Kentucky
2/8/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Carl Bradley, Doug Johnson,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Grain sorghum can be used for a variety of purposes including animal feed, unleavened breads, cakes, wallboard, starch, dextrose, brooms, ethanol, high quality wax, and alcoholic beverages. Grain sorghum produced in Kentucky is most commonly used for animal feed and was first grown here in the 1920s. Although acreage in Kentucky has fluctuated considerably over the years, yields have generally exceeded the national average since the 1970s, indicating that grain sorghum is an option for producers interested in diversifying grain crop operations.

web only | 8 pages | 5,390 words | 36 downloads | PDF: 1,800 kb



ID-225
Organic Corn Production in Kentucky
1/15/2015 (new)

 UK Authors: Chad Lee, Will Martin, Sam McNeill
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops,

The number of organic dairy cows in Kentucky has been steadily increasing for years, yet there's not enough organic corn produced in the state to feed the growing herds. In short, a new market has developed in the state, but few local farmers are taking advantage of it. While Kentucky farmers are no strangers to corn, growing corn organically utilizes different management, cultural and marketing practices and requires new skills. And, importantly, organic production must follow an approved farm plan that allows farmers to sell their corn as certified organic. This publication is designed to be both an introduction to a new enterprise as well as a practical manual for those interested in pursuing organic corn production on their own farms.

2,000 printed copies | 30 pages | 19,856 words | 49 downloads | PDF: 2,600 kb



ID-198
Benefits and Costs Associated with the Wheat Storage Hedge
1/24/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Johnson, Sam McNeill, Co
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Each year producers must decide whether to store or sell their crop at harvest. Market prices are important in guiding producers on whether to store priced grain for future delivery (referred to as a storage hedge), store unpriced grain, or sell. Generally, producers know more about deciding to sell or store unpriced grain than using the storage hedge. This publication explains how a storage hedge works, when to use it, and risks and costs involved. (See glossary for definition of terms.)

100 printed copies | 4 pages | 2,549 words | 11 downloads | PDF: 300 kb



AEN-94
Saving Fuel in the Field
10/23/2008 (new)

 UK Authors: Sam McNeill, Scott Shearer,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 33 downloads | PDF: 110 kb



AEN-93
Proper Tire and Ballast Inflation
10/23/2008 (new)

 UK Authors: Sam McNeill, Greg Schwab, Sco
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 21 downloads | PDF: 201 kb



PR-533
2006 New Crop Opportunities Research Report
7/15/2006 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Doug Archbold,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

web only | 72 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 1,359 kb



AEN-82
Cattle Handling Facilities
12/19/2003 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: John Anderson, Jose Bicudo, Ro
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Animal and Food Sciences,
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
 Tags:

Cattle handling facilities are used to confine cattle safely and efficiently for close observation and to perform routine health and management procedures. Adequate facilities are an essential part of an efficient cattle operation for any producer who wants to improve marketing, cattle health, and production. A well-planned handling facility can help you save money by making easier practices such as preventive health management, pregnancy testing, implanting, controlling parasites, vaccinating, castrating, and dehorning.

2,000 printed copies | 36 pages | - | 267 downloads | PDF: 1,386 kb



AEN-17
Harvesting, Drying and Storing Grain Sorghum
4/30/2003 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Sam McNeill
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

1,000 printed copies | 5 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 111 kb



PA-1
Elements of PrecIsion Agriculture: Basics of Yield Monitor Installation and Operation
10/10/2002 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: J.P. Fulton, Steve Higgins, S
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Precision Agriculture (PA series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 10 pages | - | 21 downloads | PDF: 234 kb



ID-139
A Comprehensive Guide to Corn Management in Kentucky
9/30/2001 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Morris Bitzer, J.D.
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops,

The corn grown in Kentucky is used mainly for livestock feed and as a cash crop. As a cash crop sold from the farm, corn ranks third behind tobacco and soybeans but is the number one row crop in terms of acreage. Because the cost of producing an acre of corn is high and the value per bushel has declined in recent years, producers must manage and market their corn crop more carefully for adequate profits. The goal of this publication is to serve as a guide for corn production strategies that focus on efficient use of resources and provide the principles and practices for obtaining maximum, profitable corn yields.

7,500 printed copies | 64 pages | 37,214 words | 53 downloads | PDF: 639 kb



ID-136
No-Till Small Grain Production in Kentucky
5/1/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: John Grove, Jim Herbek, Don Hers
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

5,000 printed copies | 11 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 467 kb



AEN-81
Grain Drill Calibration Procedures for Winter Wheat
1/30/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: Steve Higgins, Sam McNeill,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 254 kb



ID-125A
Kentucky Winter Wheat Calendar
9/1/1997 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Morris Bitzer, J.D. Green, John
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 13 downloads | PDF: 117 kb



ID-13
Beef Cattle Corrals and Handling Facilities
4/1/1986 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Curtis Absher, Roy Burris, Sam
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

20,000 printed copies | - | - | 12 downloads | HTML: 17 kb



ID-58
Swine Confinement Breeding Facilities
9/1/1983 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Fehr, Dennis Liptrap, Sam M
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | - | - | 5 downloads | HTML: 11 kb