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Agriculture

  • Farm News - June 12

     Fish and Wildlife candidates needed

  • It’s time for crop exhibits at the LaRue County Fair

        The 2013 LaRue County Fair is June 14-22 and LaRue county residents are encouraged to enter garden and crop exhibits. Agriculture remains a strong part of our 106th LaRue County Community Fair.

  • DeVary completes WKU’s ASSET  program

     Kyle DeVary, a senior at LaRue County High School, recently completed Western Kentucky University’s ASSET (Agriculture Students Striving for Effective Tomorrows) program for agriculture students.  

  • The Great Potato Famine strikes

     I regret to inform the citizenry that the first annual Great Potato Fest at Groundhog Hill has been canceled due to unwanted visitors.

  • Grillin'
  • Eastern Livestock owners sentenced

    The former owner and former chief operating officer of now-bankrupt Eastern Livestock Company, LLC, were sentenced in U. S. District Court last week, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for mail fraud arising from their part in a check-kiting scheme that caused the loss of millions of dollars to hundreds of businesses and individuals.

    About 200 sellers of cattle in Kentucky, did business with Eastern Livestock in 2010, according to David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • It's county fair time, livestock shows aplenty

    The LaRue County Fair has a new date this year of June 14-22, but continues to feature many livestock and crop shows and displays.

    Livestock entries are generally open to the world, but must meet several requirements including Exhibition Health Requirements with a health certificate and ownership by certain date. Some livestock show classes require an entry fee, some do not.

  • Holy Carp
  • 4-H Calendar

    Gardening Club
    The 4-H Gardening Club will meet 10 a.m. June 8 at Lee’s Garden Center.

  • Farm News

    Gardener Toolbox classes
    Gardener Toolbox classes will be held at the Hardin County Extension office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown. “How to Grow Roses” will be June 4; “Composting in the Home Garden” will be July 23. No charge to attend. Call 765-4121 to register.

    CRP sign-up
    A four-week Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up ends June 14. Producers with expiring contracts or producers with environmentally sensitive land are encouraged to evaluate their options under CRP.