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UK Agriculture and Nursing Colleges partner to train more rural nurses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is partnering with the UK College of Nursing to help...

Purchase an Ale-8-One longneck returnable bottle, help the environment

One percent of sales from returnable bottles goes to preservation efforts

UK College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment – Money Wise – Managing your grocery budget

Purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets can help save money on your grocery budget.

$20K in grants offered to programs aimed at reducing tobacco use in Kentucky

WellCare of Kentucky announced on Tuesday that it will award $20,000 in grants to support community efforts across Kentucky to reduce tobacco use and promote smoke-free environments.

School District Plans Survey to Improve Learning Environment

Kentucky's largest school district plans to conduct a survey of parents, teachers and students to improve the learning environment for students.

Students to plant trees at mining site to observe Arbor Day

Students at some eastern Kentucky schools will plant trees at a mine site next week in observance of Arbor Day.

Grant proposals sought to promote use of waste tires

Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet is accepting grant proposals for projects promoting the use of recycled waste tires for landscaping.

Land Between Lakes’ red wolf habitat to receive lift

Land Between The Lakes' Woodlands Nature Station will receive help from a conservation group to improve the station's red wolf habitat enclosure.

Coal mining company hit with fine that could reach $3.25M

Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet has agreed to levy a stiff fine against a coal mining company which acknowledged thousands of Clean Water Act violations, effectively barring the company from operating in Kentucky in the future.

Kentucky has 300 school buildings with energy savings rating

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says 300 school buildings in the state have achieved an energy efficiency rating.

New ag education unit heads to eastern Kentucky next year

A new mobile activity center that will educate students about agriculture will be on the road to eastern Kentucky after the first of the year.

Activists to protest in Louisville over carbon emissions

Members of several environmental and citizen groups are planning a demonstration in Louisville to call for greater controls on carbon emissions.

Kentucky officials agreed to confidential deal

A published report says state officials agreed to keep details of a proposed oil spill deal secret, but a judge rejected the idea.

W.Va. establishes 2 areas for elk reintroduction effort

West Virginia wildlife officials have announced creation of two new wildlife management areas as part of an effort to re-establish elk herds in the state.

Asian carp processor hoping more in Ky. try the fish

A western Kentucky fish processing company that sells the invasive Asian carp is hoping more Kentuckians will try the fish, which is plentiful in Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants.

Top doctors’ prescription for feverish planet: Cut out coal

Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.

Louisville wins sustainability awards

Two sustainability projects in Louisville have won awards from the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

USDA funding 23 Kentucky energy projects with $264,000

Kentucky is receiving more than $264,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund 23 applications for improvements in energy efficiency.

Volunteers needed: River cleanup

The City of Lexington invites you to volunteer in the River Sweep, on June 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m

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Mostly back to normal for ag events this summer: Quarles

Commissioner directs staff to support county fairs, agritourism, livestock shows and other events

KSP social media photo draws controversy

KSP issues statement following backlash on social media

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