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Barklice not a threat to trees
Have you noticed a mass of small gray insects on your trees, all moving together as a group? Then you may have barklice!
This has been the summer of barklice in Kentucky. I have received an unprecedented amount of phone calls about this insect. At the UK insect lab in Lexington, specimens, descriptio
Clean water is essential for livestock health
Water is the most important nutrient for animals, and it is essential to ensure that animals have ample access to clean water.
Having water available for livestock allows for optimal animal performance and health. Dry matter intake is directly related to water intake, and the less an animal drinks, the less feed it will consume.
High-fat diets not risky for endurance athletes
Athletes are always looking for a competitive edge in their diet but have to contend with potential negative health consequences, including increased fat storage and increased risk of coronary artery disease.
Higher fat and carbohydrate diets in particular are front and center in the athletic marketplace, but one wonders whether these diets pose additional risk to endurance athletes.
Medical homes matter for kids
“The lion ate him!” the two-year-old boy exclaimed to his father.
The father smiled and said, “Yes, that’s what happened in the story we read last night.”
Young children often say things that are out of context which leaves most adults befuddled as to what a child is talking about. The only adults that will understand are those who have spent time with the child and can fill in the context.
Pets of the Week
This week’s cat is China, a 5-year-old spayed female. This week’s dog is Shilo, a 2-year-old female Labrador mix.
Lancaster Grand Theatre announces 2014-15 season
The Lancaster Grand Theatre’s 2014-15 season offers a “sparkling array of nationally and internationally-known popular entertainers,” said Debra Hoskins its executive director.
The restored historic venue at 117 Lexington St. in Lancaster is no more than 30 minutes from Richmond or Berea, Hoskins said. “We’re always happy to have our Madison County neighbors visit us,” she said.
Ready for takeoff
Campers learned how to use a controller that on the left side operates the copter’s throttle (up and down) and rudder (pivot). The right side of the controller operates the copter’s elevator (forward or backward) and aileron (slide left to right).
'Art just for art's sake'
In addition to molding clay, developing film and painting pictures, children in the Berea Summer Arts Camp are learning to express themselves in a healthy way, Jennifer Bellando, artist and painting teacher, said Wednesday.
Madison County ‘radio hams’ in national deployment
Madison County “hams” will join thousands of amateur radio operators around the country this weekend in showing off their emergency capabilities.
Neighbor’s dog breaks out
Free will is an amazing thing. It’s defined as the power of acting without the constraint of necessity or fate, the ability to act at one’s own discretion, the ability to make a decision and act upon it.
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