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Agriculture

  • Local Youth Participate in the State 4-H Sewing Skillathon

    LaRue County was represented at the State 4-H Sewing Skillathon for the first time this year at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Abigail Sallee and Rachel Lope participated as a team in the junior division of the State 4-H Sewing Skillathon.  They brought a sewing machine for the competition and were given a project to make during a set amount of time.

    The team earned a blue ribbon and placed 4th out of the junior level teams.

  • Farm calendar - September 7, 2016

    LaRue County Beef Producers

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet Tuesday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the LaRue County Extension Office. All interested producers are invited to attend. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401. A meal will be served, but we do ask that you bring a dessert.

    LaRue County Hay Wrapper Demonstration/Training

  • 4-H Calendar - September 7, 2016

    4-H Fundraiser

    LaRue County 4-H members are selling Coke products. Those participating need to turn in all orders and money by Tuesday, September 13.  Pick up will be on Friday, September 16 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

     Livestock Club

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet on Monday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  New members are encouraged to attend.  Anyone wishing to show livestock next year will need to earn a minimum of six educational hours.

     Cloverbuds

  • 4-H Forestry Field Day, Mammoth Cave

    The annual 4-H Forestry Field Day will be held at Mammoth Cave on Tuesday, September 13.  The event is open to junior and senior 4-H members.  No prior forestry knowledge is necessary.  Participants will also be excused from school. 

  • Keep the bugs out

    By Daniel Carpenter

    LaRue County Extension Agent

  • Shaw elected alternate angus delegate

    James Q. Shaw of Hodgenville has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 133rd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on November 7 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

  • Southern States local annual meeting set

    Southern States Cooperative will review its operations at a series of local annual meetings, including the upcoming meeting for members of Southern States Hardin Cooperative, which includes the Hardin and Hodgenville Branches.

  • Farm Calendar - August 31, 2016

    LaRue County Grain Crops Field Day

  • Making the most of manure

    By Daniel Carpenter

    LaRue County Extension Agent

    Manure can be a valuable fertilizer, if you know how to correctly use it. Having a nutrient management plan (NMP) can help you to understand how much manure your farm produces, to pinpoint what areas need manure and to identify crops that can best use the manure without losing nutrients via leaching or runoff.

  • Young Farmers Scholarship