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Agriculture

  • Farm calendar - September 13, 2017

    LaRue Co. Grain Field Day

    LaRue County Extension’s annual Grain Crops Field Day is scheduled at 6 p.m. on September 14 at Shady Rest Farms. (6153 Munfordville Rd) Signs will be posted. For more info call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

     UK Grazing School

  • Hunting and Fishing License Increases Proposed

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously recommended today that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses.

    The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. It took the action during its September quarterly meeting. It will be the first resident license price increase in more than a decade, and the first increase of the senior and disabled sportsman’s licenses since their inceptions in 1999.

  • Yield Contests Show Efficiency of Local Farmers

    The Cooperative Extension Service conducts statewide corn, soybean and wheat yield contests each year. The contest is sponsored by commodity groups, and winners at the district and state level are recognized at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green each year.

    The purpose of the contest is to record and archive high yield achievements in grain production on an annual basis and to collect the agronomic practices utilized in the entry field.

  • LaRue State Fair winners
  • LaRue County Farmers Receive Over $90K in Agriculture Grants

    Recently, the 2017 Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee awarded sizable grants to support agriculture in LaRue County.

    One grant, worth $70,000, is part of the County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP), which consists of 10 investment areas that give Kentucky agriculture producers the ability to increase net farm income, add value to their products and diversify their operation.

  • Farm calendar - September 1, 2017

    LaRue County Grain Field Day

    LaRue County Extension’s annual Grain Crops Field Day is scheduled at 6 p.m. on September 14 at Shady Rest Farms. (6153 Munfordville Rd) Signs will be posted. For more info call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

     UK Grazing School

  • Soybean producers needed for UK studies

    A University of Kentucky postdoctoral scholar needs Kentucky soybean growers’ help with two new research projects.

    The projects are led by Jerrod Penn, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Agricultural Economics, and investigate issues in row crops such as field management, insects and weed control.

    The first project is a brief survey designed to help researchers understand growers’ field management practices. This survey may help direct future research efforts at UK.

  • LaRue state fair winners in angus show
  • Fall color in the forest

    Kentucky’s forests are home to one of the most diverse hardwood species mixes in the United States, second only to Florida. With more than 12 million acres of forests, a rainbow of color is on display in Kentucky almost every fall.

  • Farm calendar - August 30, 2017

     

    LaRue County Grain Field Day

    LaRue County Extension’s annual Grain Crops Field Day is scheduled at 6 p.m. on September 14 at Shady Rest Farms. (6153 Munfordville Rd) Signs will be posted. For more info call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

     UK Grazing School