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Agriculture

  • Farm calendar - June 29, 2016

    Private Pesticide Applicator Training

    The LaRue County Extension Service will conduct Private Pesticide Applicator Training at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville. Training will be offered on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m. and again on Thursday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. The two hour training session will qualify farmer attendees as a certified private pesticide applicator for three years. There will be another training opportunity offered in December. Call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401, if there are questions about the training. 

  • 4-H Calendar - June 29, 2016

    4-H Summer Day Camps

  • 4-H Scholarship
  • 4-H Calendar - June 22, 2016

    4-H Gardening Club

    The 4-H Garden Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at Lee’s Garden Center on Bardstown Road in Hodgenville.  The club is open to all LaRue County youth. Participants will receive free plants and gardening tips.

    4-H Summer Day Camps

  • Planting Industrial Hemp
  • Farm calendar - June 22, 2016

    Agriculture Development Council Meeting

    The LaRue County Agricultural Development Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23 at the LaRue County Extension Office. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office 270-358-3401.

    Private Pesticide Applicator Training

  • Safe handling of chicks

    The intestinal tracts of all mammals have various types of bacteria as part of their natural intestinal microflora. There are many opportunities for young children to be exposed to these bacteria, such as pets, friends, etc. Our state’s most recent salmonella outbreak is a harsh reminder of this as many of the victims are children. Here are some reminders:

  • 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!

  • Area 4-H Rally Day
  • 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.