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Farm News and 4H Calendar - May 28

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Farm News 

Farmers Market

The LaRue County Farmers Market will be set up from noon to 7 p.m. June 19 and 26, and July 3, at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville (beside Lincoln Jamboree). For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

Multifloral Rose Control Demonstrations

Kentucky Department of Agriculture personnel will be in LaRue County within the next few weeks to spray demonstration plots for multifloral rose control. Up to four farmers may participate. The state will provide a sprayer and chemical to spray 100 gallons for free (farmer must provide tractor and driver) and 100 more gallons if the farmer has purchased additional chemical. Call the LaRue County Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information. 

No-till drills

The LaRue County Conservation District has three no-till drills available for rent. For more information, call 270-358-3132. The office is located in the LaRue County Farm Bureau Building, 606 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

FUNDS EXHAUSTED for dead animal pickup

The LaRue County Conservation District annually secures an environmental grant to reimburse LaRue County producers for dead animal pickup. For this fiscal year, those grant monies have been exhausted. All reimbursements will be postponed until additional grant funds are available. Landowners are encouraged to bring or mail dead animal pickup receipts to the District office. Receipts received will be kept on file, and checks mailed out as soon as funds are available.  

For more information, call the Conservation District office at 270-358-3132. 

 

4-H Calendar

Arts and Crafts

The 4-H Explorers Arts & Crafts Club will meet 3:30 p.m. May 28 at the Extension office.

Gardening Club

The 4-H Gardening Club will meet 10:30 a.m. May 31 at Lee’s Garden Center.

Rabbit Club

The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30 p.m. June 2 at the Extension office.