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Farm News: Updated 0823

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Extension District Board to meet
The Extension District Board will meet at noon Aug. 31 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The meeting is open to the public.

CAIP grant applications
Applications for the LaRue County Agricultural Investment Program administered by the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association, are available at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Dyan Puckett is project administrator.

Compensation may be extended to female or Hispanic farmers
If you are a female farmer or rancher or a Hispanic farmer or rancher and you believe that the United States Department of Agriculture improperly denied farm loan benefits to you for certain time periods between 1981 and 2000 because of your gender or race, you may be eligible to apply for compensation.
Potential claimants can register to receive a claims package by calling the Farmer and Rancher Call Center at 1-888-508-4429 or visiting www.farmerclaims.gov. Claimants have until Aug. 25 to register to receive a claims package.
Contact the Hardin/LaRue FSA Service Center at 765-2702 for more information.

Dead animal pickup
For dead animal pickup, call Bluegrass Recycling at 1-888-744-1186. The cost is $87.50 and the LaRue County Conservation District will reimburse the landowner 75 percent of the cost with receipt. For more information, call the Conservation District office at 358-3132.