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Agriculture

  • 4-H Poultry show results

    Stauge Jones, Sr. Division

    Cockerel, Standard – Blue, Class Champion, Senior Champion

    Jamie Grimes, Cloverbud Division

    Pullett, Standard – Blue, Cloverbud Champion

    Pullett, Standard – Blue

    Pullett, Standard - Blue

    Tara Warren, Jr. Division

    Pullett, Standard – Blue, Class Champion, Junior Champion & Junior Champion

    Tom Male Turkey – Blue, Class Champion

    Alexis Grimes, Jr. Division

    Pullett, Standard – Blue

  • Open Hay show results

    Triple Crown – Pure Alfalfa

    First – Wendell McDowell

    Second – Jerry Gaddie

    Third – Kelly Flanders

    KY Pride – Pure Alfalfa

    First – Jerry Gaddie

    Second – Wendell McDowell

    Third – Larry Elliott

    Best Bale – Pure Alfalfa

    Jerry Gaddie

    Triple Crown – Alfalfa/Grass Mix

    First – Wendell McDowell

    Second – Kalli Flanders

    Third – Larry Elliott

  • Open crop show results

    10 Ears New Yellow Corn

    First – Cyrus Bivens

    Second – Andrew Bell

    Third – Avery Bivens

    Soybeans

    First – Andrew Bell

    Second – Avery Bivens

    Third – Cyrus Bivens

    Yellow Ear Corn, prev crop

    Kalli Flanders - Blue & Class Champion

    Yellow Ear Corn, this year crop

    *Cyrus Bivens – Blue

  • Farm Calendar – August 5, 2015

    Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays now through mid-August at 2533 Lincoln Farm Rd., Hodgenville. Several vendors will be participating and meal options are available. Potential vendors may contact the Extension Office for more information, 270-358-3401. Stock up on local fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, beef, pork, goat and so much more.

    Plastic Pesticide Container Recycling

  • Farmers' markets expand acess for low-income Kentucky families

    Low-income families can use their SNAP benefits to buy fresh, nutritious local foods at more Kentucky farmers’ markets than ever before, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.

    Up to 225 farmers’ markets and individual producers now use Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) equipment – a more than 10-fold increase from 21 markets in 2010. The EBT equipment enables customers to buy foods at farmers’ markets with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) benefits and to pay with debit or credit cards.

  • Cattle and Hot Weather

    It is Hot! Periods of heat stress call for cattle producers to make sure their animals are adequately prepared. One of the most important things producers can do is provide cool, clean drinking water. Providing an adequate source of drinking water helps to keep animals’ internal body temperatures within normal limits.

    Above ground water lines need to be shaded so they do not can act as solar water heaters and make the water too hot to drink.

  • Nigerian Educators visit Shady Rest Farm
  • Farm Calendar - July 29, 2015

    Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market will be open 11 a.m. to 6  p.m. on Thursdays through mid-August at 2533 Lincoln Farm Rd., Hodgenville. Several vendors will be participating and meal options are available. Potential vendors may contact the Extension Office for information, 270-358-3401. Stock up on local fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, beef, pork, goat and more.

    Split Fair

  • 4-H Calendar - July 29, 2015

    4-H project entry for fair exhibits

    4-H Project entry day for county fair exhibits will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 29, at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

  • 4-H Teen Leadership Academy