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Agriculture

  • 4-H Calendar - March 23, 2016

    Arts and Crafts Explorers

    The Arts and Craft Explorers will meet on Wednesday, March 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  New members are welcome to attend.

    4-H Council

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet on Monday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • Time to register for 4-H summer camp

    It’s time to register youth for 4-H summer camp, one of Kentucky’s long-standing and great values. 4-H camps offer unique experiences each year to children of many ethnicities, backgrounds, and situations who get to participate in traditional 4-H activities during their week-long stay. The activities include low and high ropes, canoeing, archery, swimming and diving, nature hikes, arts and crafts, sports, games and more.

  • Farm Calendar – March 23, 2016

    No-till drills

    The LaRue County Conservation District has three no-till drills available for rent. For more information, call 270-358-3132. The office is located at 306 West Main St., Hodgenville.

  • Cattlemen Cook lunch at Dixie Fire School
  • Kentucky Soybean Association keeps farmers busy through winter months

    Many people believe that farmers work hard from spring planting through fall harvest, then take the winter “off.” For the farmers who serve on the Kentucky Soybean Association (KSA) board, nothing could be further from the truth.

    “KSA keeps us pretty busy through the winter,” said President Jed Clark, who farms near Sedalia. “We conduct a lot of soybean business throughout the year, and March is a really busy month because we focus on interacting with our lawmakers at both the state and national levels.”

  • Advanced Master Cattlemen

    Producers in Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties will have the opportunity to participate in three Applied Master Cattlemen sessions this spring. These Applied Master Cattlemen sessions are more advanced and intended to build upon material from the Master Cattlemen program. They are also designed to be more of an in-depth and hands-on learning experience.

  • KYFB Women's Conference
  • FFA Farm Safety Event
  • Farm Calendar

    BQA Training

    A Beef Quality Assurance Training Session is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at the Hardin County Extension Office.  LaRue County producers that need BQA training are invited to attend.

    Extension Expo Booth

    The Annual LaRue County Extension Expo will be held on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the LaRue County High School Gymnasium.  Approximately 75 local businesses and organizations are planning to participate. For more information see the “B”section of todays newspaper.

  • Watch where you cut costs in 2016

    By Matt Adams

    UK Extension Agent

    With the vast majority of Corn and Soybean budgets in the state of Kentucky showing losses for the 2016 growing season, many producers are looking for ways to cut costs in 2016. While there are many line items on the budget of a row crop operation, some things just cannot be cut without facing economic implications.