Bacon Creek Watershed Council
The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will meet 6 p.m. (central time) June 24 at Bonnieville City Hall, 7775 N. Dixie Hwy., Bonnieville. The meeting will feature Judy Petersen’s workshop “What the Clean Water Act means to Bacon Creek.” For more information, contact Tessa Edelen at email@example.com or (502) 589-8008.
Gardener Toolbox classes
Gardener Toolbox classes will be held at the Hardin County Extension office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown. “Composting in the Home Garden” will be July 23. No charge to attend. Call 765-4121 to register.
To be eligible to serve on a Farm Service Agency county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrative area in which the person is a candidate. The deadline to nominate is Aug. 1. For more information, call the FSA office at 765-2702.
State Fair Entry Deadlines
The 2013 Kentucky State Fair will be Aug. 15-25 and entry deadlines are approaching. 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 on line at the Kentucky State Fair website www.kystatefair.org.
The Premium List and General Rules can be viewed by exhibitor’s department, and entry forms can be obtained, at the Kentucky State Fair website listed above. The Extension Office also has a paper copy.