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Agriculture

  • LaRue FFA Members Excel at State FFA Convention

    The Kentucky Association of FFA held its 87th Annual State Convention on June 5-9 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Twenty members of the LaRue County FFA chapter attended the State FFA Convention this year, but several others were recognized for their previous accomplishments.

  • Area 4-H Rally Day
  • 4-H Summer Camps - June 15, 2016

    Go Outdoors!

    A full day of playing in the woods. Participants will try their hand at using a compass to navigate, reading maps, identifying trees, learning about some of the economic impacts trees have, and identifying wildlife. Youth will complete a forestry project that can be entered in the fair. There is a fee of $5 for this camp and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required.  This day camp will be held at the LaRue County Environmental Education and Research Center on Leafdale Road in Hodgenville from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 30.

    Grow It!

  • Local Southern States Employees Selected for ‘Certified FeedMaster’ Training

    Dwayne Duncan, Blake Newton and Terry Ovesen, Southern States Hardin Cooperative, Inc. – Hardin and Hodgenville Branches, have attended a comprehensive three-day training program designed to qualify retail employees as “FeedMaster Certified Feed Specialist®” for Southern States Cooperative.

  • Farm calendar - June 15, 2016

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market is now open on Thursdays through July 28. The Farmers Market will be located at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road next to the Lincoln Jamboree. If you or someone you know has an interest in selling at the Farmers Market, call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358- 3401.

    Pesticide Container Recycling

  • Update on LaRue Co. Agriculture

    Farmers Market Opening June 9

  • Farm calendar - June 8, 2016

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market opens Thursday June 9, and continues every Thursday until July 28. The Farmers Market will be located at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road next to the Lincoln Jamboree. Commitments have been received from several local producers and a food truck. There is no fee this year. If you or someone you know has an interest in selling at the Farmers Market, please call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401. 

    Pesticide Container Recycling

  • Sign now for 4-H Summer Day Camps

    This is an exciting opportunity for all youth ages 9-18. (Youth do not have to be current 4-H members.) There will be three camps, coined Fair Days because at the end of each camp participants will have completed anywhere from one to four projects that can be entered into the fair during the week of AGstravaganza.

  • Farmers playing catch up after rains

    The weather is always a big factor for LaRue County farmers during the spring planting season and the spring of 2016 is no different as heavy rains and storms continue to hit the county and surrounding areas.

    According to the Mesonet Weather Service, since March the Hodgenville Mesonet station reported a total of 13.72 inches of rain. However, between March and May for the same time frame for the previous four years, the average amount was 15.36 inches of rain.

  • Cattlemen’s serve at LC Band Banquet