A large number of Kentucky beef producers have spring-calving cow herds that graze fescue pastures. The biggest concern with these pastures is their high endophyte levels. High endophyte levels can cause a multitude of problems in cattle, including reduced reproduction performance.
For more than 20 years, specialists with the University of Kentucky Integrated Pest Management Program have trapped moths of Kentucky’s major agricultural pests to give producers an early warning about potential outbreaks. A recent UK College of Agriculture survey shows this program is paying financial and environmental dividends for the agricultural industry.
(Leitchfield, KY) – As the City of Leitchfield faces a possible $1.6 million deficient next year, according to Mayor William Thomason, the first reading of two ordnances were read that would generate almost $900,000 next year in revenue.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a young Elizabethtown mother has been critically injured when her vehicle overturned as she was pushing it. State troopers said the accident occurred Thursday night after 25-year-old Shannon Gales
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a dispute over shooting at rabbits with an air gun in a Louisville yard quickly became a threat with an AK-47. WLKY-TV in Louisville reported (http://bit.ly/1abFpuO) that Louisville police charged Rodney Wold with
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A University of Louisville trustees committee has recommended a 3 percent increase in undergraduate tuition for the next academic year. The Finance Committee on Thursday also gave its approval for a $496.5 million general fun
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An eight-year veteran of the Kentucky State Police has been recognized as Trooper of the Year. Trooper Charles J. Senters was singled out for the award Thursday. Senters is assigned to the state police post in London. During
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UK-bound Pakistan plane diverted, 2 men arrested
LONDON (AP) - Two men were arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft Friday after a U.K. fighter jet was scrambled to divert their plane as it traveled from Pakistan to Britain, officials said. The incident further rattled the U.K. just days after a British soldier was brutally killed on a London street in a suspected terror attack. A British security official said the situation involving the Pakistan International Airlines flight, which carried more than 300 people, did not appear t...
Wash. I-5 bridge collapse caused by oversize load
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - A truck hauling a too-tall load hit an overhead girder of a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below, though all three occupants suffered only minor injuries. It happened about 7 p.m. Thursday on the north part of the four-lane Interstate 5 bridge near Mount Vernon, about 60 miles north of Seattle and 40 miles south of the Canada border, and disrupted travel in both dire...
Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over. The Scouts' longstanding ban on gay adults remains in force, and many liberal Scout leaders - as well as gay-rights groups - plan to continue pressing for an end to that exclusion even though the BSA's top officials ar...
Obama balances threats against Americans' rights
WASHINGTON (AP) - Forecasting the changing nature of threats against the U.S. for years to come, President Barack Obama says "America is at a crossroads." And so, too, is his presidency's counterterrorism policy, which has long struggled to balance protecting the nation from terror attacks while upholding Americans' rights. The Obama administration this week acknowledged that four Americans have been killed - three of whom were not specifically targeted - in secretive overseas drone strikes...