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John Wilhoit



ID-214
Mulching with Large Round Bales between Plastic-covered Beds
4/26/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Tim Coolong, Tim Stombaugh,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Large round bales lend themselves very well to the application of mulching rows of vegetables because the bales can be unrolled to peel off layers that are about the right thickness for mulch. An innovative implement that offsets the bale so that it can be unrolled between the rows while the tractor straddles the row can make the practice of mulching with round bales considerably more efficient.

250 printed copies | 6 pages | 3,335 words | 39 downloads | PDF: 2,400 kb



AEN-117
Modifying a Bale Unroller for Mulching between Plastic-covered Beds
4/25/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: John Wilhoit
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
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Round bales of hay or straw can be used to mulch between rows of plastic film mulch used in vegetable production. This practice may be particularly useful for organic production where herbicide use is prohibited. To make the job of unrolling round bales between rows of plastic easier, a commercially available three-point hitch mounted bale unroller was modified by extending the toolbar and adding a second mast so that the bale is offset, allowing the tractor to straddle a row of plastic while unrolling the bale between the rows.

250 printed copies | 3 pages | 1,496 words | 33 downloads | PDF: 3,400 kb



ID-204
Introductory Safety Training for Tobacco Workers
7/25/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Pearce, Mark Purschwitz,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

This safety bulletin is intended to offer introductory safety training to tobacco workers in conjunction with a farm walk-around. It was written as if you and your workers are standing in or around the object currently being discussed, e.g., a tractor, with you or a designated assistant pointing out the various safety issues listed in the bulletin. It is not meant to be used as a stand-alone bulletin, especially just in a room, unless you have already gone through the walk-around and are reviewing points or having a discussion. It must be used out by the barn, equipment, or other subject being discussed.

2,500 printed copies | 16 pages | 2,237 words | 25 downloads | PDF: 476 kb



PR-608
2010 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/20/2010 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Paul Bachi, S
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, County Extension,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Fruit and vegetable production in Kentucky continues to grow. The 2010 Fruit and Vegetable crops research report includes results for more than 34 field research and demonstration trials that were conducted in 20 counties in Kentucky.

1,000 printed copies | 70 pages | - | 36 downloads | PDF: 1,200 kb



AEN-96
Low-Cost Cold Storage Room for Market Growers
8/23/2010 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: John Wilhoit
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
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Lower-cost cold storage options can benefit market growers by helping preserve produce freshness and quality for a few additional days. Produce losses can be significantly reduced, especially for growers transitioning to a higher level of production who have excess produce to carry over from one day's market to the next.

100 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 37 downloads | PDF: 265 kb



AEN-97
Pallet Rack Structures for Curing Burley Tobacco
7/29/2010 (new)

 UK Authors: Dave Ash, George Duncan, John W
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

Curing facilities for housing tobacco can be expensive. However, using pallet racks for suspending stick tobacco, a recently developed technique for curing burley tobacco, can offer tobacco growers an alternative that substantially reduces long-term investment.

500 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 17 downloads | PDF: 513 kb



PR-603
2009 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/11/2009 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Paul Bachi, Jul
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Family and Consumer Sciences, <
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

The 2009 Fruit and Vegetable Crops Research Report includes results for more than 45 field research and demonstration trials that were conducted in 19 counties in Kentucky. Many of these reports include data on varietal performance as well as different production methods in an effort to provide growers with better tools that they can use to improve fruit and vegetable production in Kentucky.

1,000 printed copies | 56 pages | - | 17 downloads | PDF: 850 kb



PR-572
2008 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/1/2008 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Tim Coolong,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | 72 pages | - | 14 downloads | PDF: 800 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)
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500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 22 downloads | PDF: 201 kb



PR-555
2007 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
11/29/2007 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Tim Coolong,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,000 printed copies | 92 pages | - | 10 downloads | PDF: 1,400 kb