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Agriculture

  • 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.

  • Poster Contest Deadline Approaching

    The 4-H poster contest deadline is approaching. Posters must be submitted to the Extension Office by Friday, March 18. 4-H is the subject for the poster which can take any approach on any area of 4-H. Members can show what 4-H is, what they do in 4-H, or what 4-H has to offer. The poster may also be promotional to get youth to join 4-H.

    Every poster entry will receive a 4-H ribbon. Grade level winners will be selected for the 4th-8th grades and high school. Grade level winning posters will advance to the District Poster Contest.

  • 4-H Calendar - March 16, 2016

    4-H Shooting Sports

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet on Thursday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Haven Gun Club.  New members are welcome to attend.

    4-H poster contest

    The 4-H Poster Contest deadline is Friday, March 18.  Contact the LaRue County Extension Office for more details at 270-358-3401.

    Extension Expo

  • NAP deadline approaching
  • Southern Nelson County Beagle Club Meeting
  • LaRue County Farm Bureau Offers $3000 in College Scholarships

    LaRue County Farm Bureau will offer a total of $3000 in College Scholarships in 2016. These include four $500 college scholarships open to both high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students, and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture or related fields.

  • Farm Calendar – March 9, 2016

    Pork Producer Meeting

    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    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

  • 4-H news - March 9, 2016
  • Is your planter ready for Spring?

    Are you certain that your planter is ready to go this spring? Planter issues account for the majority of uneven emergence in corn. Studies have shown that you can have a 5-6 percent yield loss because corn plants don’t emerge uniformly. And that’s yield loss that is gone from the get-go. Before the seed has even germinated.

  • Make A Difference for Our County’s Youth

    Ag Tag $10 donation

    benefits 4-H and FFA locally

    Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county. Across Kentucky over 255,000 youth ages 9 to 19 learn about leadership, citizenship and life skills in “learn-by-doing” experiences such as communications and public speaking, through agriculture projects like livestock judging, science projects with robotics, 4-H camp, Teen Conference and many other 4-H programs and activities.