University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Ag & Natural Resources

Agriculture and Natural Resources  
The Agriculture and Natural Resources program provides non-formal education in the areas of agricultural production, homeowner plantings, and natural resource utilization. Specific programs include information on food production, farm business management, marketing and processing agricultural products, natural resource management and home lawn and garden information. We address issues dealing with environmental stewardship, the rural-urban interface, and value-added enterprises.
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WEATHER

McLean County Mesonet

Weather Map

NOAA Hourly Forecast

UK Precision Ag Weather 
Calhoun River Gage and Rainfall
Livermore Gage and Rainfall
River Forecast

Corps of Engineers Data
River Stage Map 
USGS Water Data

My Flood Map

 

 

MARKETING

CBOT Night(Farms.com)

30 min Futures(ADM)

Farm-News.com(mobile)

CME Group Futures

Farmfutures.com(mobile)

Energy and Other Futures(ACRES)
Commodity Markets (ACRES)

Cash Grain (KCGAA)
Cash Grain (ACRES)

Cash Grain (Owensboro Grain)

Cash Grain (Agweb)
KDA Market News 
Livestock Markets
USDA Markets
Today's LDP's
Jeff Nalley's Web Broadcasts

 

 

Soybean Cyst Nematode

UK Grain Crops Page
UK Tobacco Page

UK Variety Trials
UK Pest News
UK Weeds Page

Lime Quality Study for McLean Co
UK Soils Page
Lime information
OnLine Fertilizer Calculators
Grain and Forage Crop Seeding Guide
Kentucky Custom Rate Survey
Integrated Pest Management
Beef IRM
CPH Sale Info
Dairy
UK Forage News
Bill Wurts Aquaculture Page

Gardening and Horticulture
Goats(UK Animal Science)

 

Cary Hicks Newsletters

Summer 2014

Ag Engineering Plans
FSA Home
Hay Testing  1-800-248-4628
Pesticide Labels
EPA Registration #s
Pesticide Record Forms
USDA Reports Calendar

Ag Economics Tools
Illinois Farm Tools
FSA Forms
Turf

POPULAR PUBLICATIONS

Corn Management in Kentucky

Forage Variety Trials

Grain Crop Variety Trials

Home Fruit Pest Control

Home Gardening Guide

Insect Control Guide

Lime & Fertilizer Guide

Weed Control Guide

Wheat Management in Kentucky

Commercial Vegetable Guide

Horticulture Publications

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION SOURCES

KY Dept of Ag
UK Precision Farming Page
Farm Bureau Acres (members only)
Tobacco Settlement and Phase1 Cost Share Programs
Kentucky Ag Statistics
Other County Extension Offices
Sustainable Agriculture
NRCS 
UK Publications
Poultry Ventilation from U.Georgia
Herbicide Injury 
Plant Disease (Purdue)
UK Diagnostic Lab

Certified Crop Advisors
Kentucky Revised Statutes
New Crop Opportunities Center
Nutrient Management Planning
Soil Survey on the Web

OTHER USEFUL AND INTERESTING THINGS

Google Earth Applications for McLean County
Kentucky Geospatial Data
Topo maps for McLean County
McLean County Emergency Atlas
McLean County Digital Platbook
McLean County Roadmaps  
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(11*17)

Ag Water Quality Planning
Master Logger
McLean County Tourism
National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center 
McLean County Chamber of Commerce 
AGWEB 
NASA J-Tracker
Battle of Sacramento
UK Ag Weather on Your PDA or Cell Phone!
Conservation Tillage Innovation Center
Download Henson's Useful Spreadsheets (updated 5/24/10)

 

 
 

 

UK Ag & HES4HEducational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin. UK Cooperative Extension Service - UK College of Agriculture - University of Kentucky - Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Programs Send mail to adchelp@uky.edu with questions about this web site.