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HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID - Hemlock trees along the eastern seaboard have been devastated by an exotic aphid-like insect called the Woolly Adelgid. Entomologists at the University of Kentucky are taking a proactive approach to head off an infestation of the insect before it gets established in Kentucky.
|SEW MUCH COMFORT - Sometimes the kindness of others can make a difficult time a little easier. In McCreary County, women are gathering, and basting and stitching, to support our wounded service people, as many of them face the toughest fight of all.|
|HOPKINS COUNTY JAIL GARDEN - Some inmates at the Hopkins County Jail in Madisonville are helping grow vegetables in a garden outside the jail to help feed the rest of the inmates on the inside. It’s a pilot project in Hopkins County and it has been a bountiful success.|
|MASTER FOOD VOLUNTEERS - It’s no secret. The American Diet has eroded over the past 30 years with sugar, fat, and carbs. They can be hazardous to our health if not eaten in moderation. In Jefferson County sixteen volunteers have gone to war on the local front to battle the bulge.|
|HERB GARDEN - There are lots of interesting things to see at the UK Lexington-Fayette Urban County Arboretum, the official state botanical garden. One of those points of interest is the herb garden, maintained and lovingly cared for by Fayette County Master Gardeners.|
|VARY YOUR VEGGIES - It’s important for all of us to eat a variety of vegetables so that we can get all of the vitamins, minerals, and fiber vegetables have to offer. In our continuing series from the U-S-D-A’s food guide pyramid nutritional guidelines, this time we learn how to vary our veggies.|
|4H SUMMER HORSE CAMP - The 4-H Horse Program is one of the largest and fastest growing 4-H programs in Kentucky and the nation. Even though the horse program has long been a part of 4-H, it has not an activity children could take part in while at 4-H summer camps, until this year.|
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