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Agriculture

  • Farm calendar - April 13, 2016

    Pork Producer Meeting

    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 18 at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    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.

  • Lawnmower safety

    Don’t you just love this time of year? All of the pear trees, redbuds, and forsythia are in full bloom against the backdrop of a Kentucky blue sky with white billowing clouds.. Warm sunshine on your face and a nice spring breeze. Lower heating bills, sleeping with the windows open and birds chirping. I mean how can you not love everything about the spring!

  • 4-H Communications Contest – Junior Poetry

    The annual 4-H Poetry Contest was expanded this year to include several other categories in the new 4-H Communications Contest.  More than 140 poems were entered in the contest this year.  Junior Poetry Results are as follows: First – Lillie Pennington, second – Hope Williams, third – Braley Dupin, fourth – Layla Ward, fifth – Landon Wells, sixth – Hallie Frye, seventh – Jakin Pruitt, eighth – Isis Barbour, ninth – Destiny Sallee and tenth – Brandon Reed.

  • Farm calendar - April 6, 2016

    Beef Cattle Meeting – April 12

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville.  Jason Palmer with Anderson will present a program on Baleage 101, the how and why of making baleage.  A meal will be served and all interested producers are invited. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    No-till drills

  • Ready to serve LaRue

    Hello LaRue County! My name is Daniel Carpenter and as of Monday, March 28, I am your new University of Kentucky Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources in the LaRue County office. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting many of you at the LaRue County Extension Expo, which was a great event. If you haven’t attended this before, I highly encourage you to make it out next year and see what great services are available to you. If I didn’t get to meet you at the event, please stop by the Extension Office and say hello.

  • 4-H Teen Summit

    The LaRue County 4-H was represented at the State 4-H Teen Summit held recently at the Lake Cumberland Leadership Center.

    The state wide 4-H conference provides leadership opportunities for sixth through eighth graders.  Participants attended workshops and funshops during the Thursday through Saturday event.

  • What a catch!
  • Farm Calendar – March 30, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”