Farm News - July 2

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Farmers Market offers more dates in July

The LaRue County Farmers Market will be set up from noon to 6 p.m. July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville (beside Lincoln Jamboree). For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

State Fair entries

The Kentucky State Fair will be Aug. 14-24 and entry deadlines are near. Open livestock entries must be postmarked by July 10. (Open show livestock may actually enter after July 10 by paying a double entry fee, but no open livestock entries will be accepted after July 25). Open show poultry and pigeon entries must be postmarked by July 10 and rabbit entries by July 18.

Entries for all other departments are due July 1. (Late entries will be accepted with an increased entry fee, if they arrive at the Fair Office by July 10.) Most entries can be made online at www.kystatefair.org. The premium list and general rules can be viewed by exhibitor’s department, and entry forms can be obtained, at the KSF website. The Extension office also has a paper copy of the catalog.