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The state of Kentucky is launching a Zika awareness and prevention program. Officials working in the areas of health, agriculture, and entomology all participated in a Frankfort news conference Monday.

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A means to control mosquito swarms this summer around Land Between the Lakes is a concern for an organic farmer that lives less that 10 miles from where the Department of Agriculture plans to spray.

Hillyard Farms owner Brad Lowe grows organic crops and raises cattle, hens and pigs in Murray. He says although the insecticide won’t have a direct effect on his farm, he is still concerned.

Mosquitoes Could Come Out in Force This Year

Jun 25, 2012
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Some experts are predicting one of the worst summers in decades for mosquitoes, but one University of Kentucky professor is taking a wait-and-see approach.