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Special Report


SR-112

Science of Hemp: Production and Pest Management, 2020

3/13/2020 (new)
Authors: Bernadette Amsden, Samantha Anderson, Ric Bessin, Susan Fox, Nicole Ward Gauthier, Ross Guffey, Tom Keene, Tyler Mark, Bob Pearce, Christopher Schardl, Jonathan Shepherd, Frank Sikora, Desiree Szarka, Raul Villanueva

Hemp is grown for fiber, grain, and cannabinoid extraction in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Until recently, Cannabis sativa has been classified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance in the US. The Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill) allowed for reintroduction of industrial hemp under a pilot research program. Acreage increases and addition of state legislation resulted in over 78,000 acres of hemp grown in 23 states by the end of 2018. Hemp became a legal commodity under the 2018 Farm Bill, and by the end of 2019, over 500,000 licensed acres were documented across 45 states. Canada re-introduced the crop in 1998, and in 2018, almost 78,000 acres of hemp were licensed and planted.

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Graves County, Lyon County, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology, Regulatory Services
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 9.60 mb
Pages: 54



SR-111

Economic Analysis of the University of Kentucky Community Supported Agriculture Organic Vegetable Production System

7/12/2017 (new)
Authors: Ric Bessin, Carl Dillon, Tiffany Thompson, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Farms marketing through a vegetable CSA are complex businesses facing many operational and economic challenges. To be economically viable, CSA farms must achieve the appropriate match of crops, equipment, and labor with farm size and number of CSA members. A diverse array of vegetable crops are typically grown with unique requirements for crop production, pest management, harvest, and post-harvest handling. An extensive suite of skills, tools, and equipment are required to produce these crops efficiently, and mechanization becomes critical as the number of acres in production increases.

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horticulture
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: farm crops, organic production, production practices, research, vegetables
Size: 6.50 mb
Pages: 28



SR-110

Etymology of the Scientific Names of Some Endoparasites of Horses

10/29/2015 (new)
Authors: Gene Lyons

The use of only common names for parasites can be confusing because of lack of uniformity. Fortunately a huge contribution for science was made by the Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus who is considered the father of taxonomy. English translation of the scientific names here are mainly from "dictionary" sources. A few are from the original descriptions. More than one possible meaning is listed for some of the scientific names.

Departments: Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: horses, nutrition and health
Size: 114 kb
Pages: 4



SR-109

Strongyles in Horses

7/24/2015 (new)
Authors: Gene Lyons, Sharon Tolliver

Parasites live in a host from which they obtain food and protection. They may harm but usually do not benefit the host. The word "parasite" is derived from the Latin and Greek languages meaning, in general, "one who eats at the table of another." It is said that a "good" parasite does not overtly harm or kill its host. It is theoretically possible that a more benign parasite (e.g. Gasterophilus spp.) is much "older in eons of time" and it and its host have adjusted better to each other than a conceivably "newer" parasite (e.g. Strongylus spp.) which may be more harmful to its host.

Departments: Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: horses, nutrition and health
Size: 2.60 mb
Pages: 8



SR-108

Grasshoppers Distribution: Lessons Learned and Lasting Legacy

1/28/2015 (new)
Authors: Lilian Brislen, Lee Meyer, Tim Woods

Grasshoppers Distribution was a food hub in Louisville, Kentucky, that opened for business in 2007. The enterprise was launched by four producers who saw a need for agricultural diversification in a post-tobacco era and burgeoning opportunity in regional and sustainable food markets. This paper examines the story behind the evolution of the business and points to lessons that may be learned by others involved with similar efforts.

Departments: Agricultural Economics
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 1.88 mb
Pages: 28



SR-105

2012 Beef Research and Extension Report

1/7/2014 (new)
Authors: Glen Aiken, Les Anderson, Darrh Bullock, Roy Burris, Lowell Bush, J.R. Bussard, Andrew Foote, Ben Goff, David Harmon, V.B. Holder, Isabelle Kagan, Nicole Kenney, D.H. Kim, S.E. Kitts, Jim Klotz, Anne Koontz, Jeff Lehmkuhler, Kyle McLeod, Jim Strickland, Eric Vanzant, Bill Witt

The intent of this report is to provide highlights of our research and extension activities. We have a vested interest in the beef industry in the state and nation, and hope this report provides a window into our programs. We believe that after viewing this report, a greater appreciation will be garnered with respect to our involvement in the multiple fields of study related to beef production. The faculty, staff and student activities are advancing our understanding of basic science principles of livestock production as well as applied research that producers and the industry can benefit from immediately, as well as in the future. Extension educational programs, on-farm demonstrations, and other activities aid in transferring this knowledge to producers, allowing for increased awareness and adoption of management change.

Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Plant and Soil Sciences, USDA-ARS
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 975 kb
Pages: 40



SR-107

Sensor Technology for Variable Rate Nitrogen Applications on Wheat in Kentucky: Recommendations and Verification

10/28/2013 (new)
Authors: Dottie Call, John James, Lloyd Murdock, Ole Wendroth

Nitrogen (N) applications on wheat using sensor-based technology can improve both N use efficiency and yields.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains
Size: 812 kb
Pages: 6



SR-106

Review of Life Cycles of Some Parasitic Nematodes in Mammals

10/28/2013 (new)
Authors: Gene Lyons

Most internal parasites of vertebrates require stages outside the host for development and transmission. Some life cycles are simple and straightforward. Others may have one or more intermediate or paritenic hosts. Knowledge of life cycles of parasites first of all is of great scientific interest. Secondly, life cycles are of great importance in controlling parasites. The object of this presentation is to review life cycles of some mammalian parasitic nematode species in research in association with the University of Kentucky.

Departments: Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: nutrition and health
Size: 1.00 mb
Pages: 8



SR-2000-1

A Practical Method of Identification of the North American Cyathostomes (Small Strongyles) in Equids in Kentucky

5/3/2012 (major revision)
Authors: Sharon Tolliver

Now that veterinarians and researchers are beginning to accept the pathological consequences that can be caused by cyathostomes (small strongyles), more and more researchers want to learn to identify them. Fortunately, for those just learning, the reality is that they will probably see fewer than one-third of the 33 species. Additionally, these species are the most prevalent and in the greatest numbers; consequently, they are the most dangerous to equids. Once a person is familiar with these, a rare species will "stick out like a sore thumb." The fact that a species is so different will be noted and its characteristics easily remembered.

Departments: Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: nutrition and health
Size: 3 kb
Pages: 44



SR-104

2010 Research and Extension Beef Report

3/11/2011 (new)
Authors: Les Anderson, Darrh Bullock, Roy Burris, Lowell Bush, Blair Knight, Kevin Laurent, Jeff Lehmkuhler, Jim Matthews, Kyle McLeod, Lori Porter, Jim Randolph, Gregg Rentfrow, Keith Schillo, Meg Steinman, Jim Strickland, Laurentia van Rensburg, Eric Vanzant

The 2010 Research and Extension Beef Report highlights advances in understanding of basic scientific principles of livestock production as well as applied research from which producers and the industry can benefit. Extension educational programs, on-farm demonstrations, and other activities help transfer this knowledge to producers so they can adopt of management changes as appropriate.

Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Plant and Soil Sciences, UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, USDA-ARS
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 2.10 mb
Pages: 89



SR-103

A Field Guide to the Slugs of Kentucky

11/11/2010 (new)
Authors: James Harwood, Anna Thomas

Slugs are well-known agricultural pests throughout the world and attack a wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops. Important commodities grown throughout Kentucky have been reported as food resources for many invasive species known to occur within the state. Therefore, economic losses are likely to increase in future years because of changing agricultural production practices and more favorable climatic conditions.

Departments: Entomology
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 865 kb
Pages: 36



SR-102

Some Historic Aspects of Small Strongyles and Ascarids in Equids Featuring Drug-Resistance with Notes on Ovids: Emphasis on Research at the Unversity of Kentucky

3/13/2009 (new)
Authors: Gene Lyons, Sharon Tolliver

The present bulletin focuses mainly on drug-resistant species (small strongyles and ascarids) of internal parasites of the horse with emphasis on historic research. Some discussion is presented also of research at UK on the sheep "barber pole" stomach worm (Haemonchus contortus) which has a historic role in drug resistance.

Departments: Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: nutrition and health
Size: 249 kb
Pages: 12



SR-101

Descriptions and Reference Laboratory Characterization Data for Some Soils in Kentucky

1/30/2006 (new)
Authors: A.D. Karathanasis

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: soil and land
Size: 1.15 mb
Pages: 94



SR-100

Descriptions and Complete Laboratory Characterization Data for Some Soils in Kentucky

1/30/2006 (new)
Authors: A.D. Karathanasis

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: soil and land
Size: 1.30 mb
Pages: 106



SR-2004-2

2003 Research and Extension Beef Report

6/1/2004 (new)
Authors: Jim Akers, Les Anderson, Darrh Bullock, Kenny Burdine, Roy Burris, Paul Deaton, David Harmon, Bruce Hightshoe, John Johns, Jim Matthews, Kyle McLeod, Lee Meyer, Melissa Newman, Jim Randolph, Patty Scharko, Keith Schillo, Alison Smith, Laurentia van Rensburg, Eric Vanzant

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Animal and Food Sciences, Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 481 kb
Pages: 43



SR-2003-1

Proceedings, First Workshop on Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome

4/28/2003 (new)
Authors: David Powell

Departments: Veterinary Science
Series: Special Report (SR series)
Tags: nutrition and health
Size: 1 kb
Pages: 1



SR-98-1

Pesticide Use on Rights-of-Way in Kentucky

6/1/1998 (new)
Authors: Monte Johnson

Departments: Entomology
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 306 kb
Pages: 22



SR-97-1

Nursery and Landscape Program: 1997 Research Report

1/1/1998 (new)
Authors: Dewayne Ingram

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 463 kb
Pages: 40



SR-96-1

Nursery and Landscape Program: 1996 Research Report

1/1/1997 (new)
Authors: Dewayne Ingram

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Special Report (SR series)
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Size: 518 kb
Pages: 48