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18th Century Market Fair

The 18th Century Market Fair hosted by the Bucksnort Longhunters will be noon-7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 6 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Admission is $4 for adults, children 12 and younger are free. For more information call Danny Hill at 369-6129. 

Extension Council to meet

The LaRue County Extension Council will meet noon Feb. 9 at the Extension Service office. The meeting is open to the public.

Beef Finishing Workshop

A University of Kentucky two-part Pasture-Based Beef Finishing Workshop will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25 in Lexington. Workshops consist of two sessions and are geared toward farmers with experience in cattle and grazing and who are interested in exploring the locally produced beef alternative. To register, call Sarah Lovett at 859-257-7272, Ext. 281, or sarah.lovett@uky.edu or the LaRue County Extension Service office at 358-3401. Cost is per session is $10; lunch is included.

Dead animal pick-up

If you have a dead animal that needs to be removed from your land, call Griffin Industries (1-800-452-3092) or DAR, Inc. (1-888-744-1186). Then take your receipt to the LaRue County Conservation District, 606A N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and qualified producers will be reimbursed 75 percent of the receipt. This offer is retroactive to July 1, 2009.