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Agriculture

  • PHOTO: 4-H Shooting Sports

     The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will have practice 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the New Haven Gun Club. Club officers are from left, president, Hunter Thomas; vice president, Nichole Thomas; treasurer, Cameron Wimsett; secretary, Mason Lane and photographer, Hannah Perry.

  • 4-H Calendar - March 20, 2013

     Cloverbuds

    Cloverbuds (ages 5 to 8 or grades K-3) will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. March 20 at the LaRue County Extension office.

     

    Kids Choice and Photography

    The 4-H Kids Choice Club and the 4-H Photography Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. March 21 at the Extension office.

     

    Talent Show

    The 4-H Talent Show will be 6:30 p.m. March 22 at the LCHS auditorium. Participants must pre-register by March 18. Call 358-3401 for more information.

  • COLUMN: Farm Safety Symposium made you think

     I attended the 20th Dixie Fire School’s Farm Safety Symposium on March 8 in Elizabethtown. The program was very impressive. LaRue County FFA member Ashley Cottrell was part of a regional FFA team to plan and conduct the program.

  • LaRue farmers featured on Bluegrass & Backroads

     Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Emmy Award-winning television program, Bluegrass & Backroads, will celebrate its 10th season on the air, and third year in the broadcast lineup of Kentucky Educational Television, beginning March 23.

  • PHOTO: Angus advisors

    Paula Boyd, Mayslick, left, and Jamie Marksbury, Buffalo, right, serve as junior advisors for the Kentucky Junior Angus Association. Maggie Jasper, National Junior Angus Association member, is in the middle. 

  • PHOTO: Angus Association Junior Board of Directors

     The Kentucky Junior Angus Association board of directors are front from left, Reese Johnson, Slaughters, reporter; Amanda Goggins, Danville, reporter; Ruth Ann Myers, Harrodsburg, secretary; Maggie Jasper, Versailles, president; Colby Myers, Harrodsburg, first vice president; Benjamin Conner, Buffalo, treasurer; and Corbin Cowles, Rockfield, reporter. Directors standing in back row from left are Michael Benedict, Springfield; Sheldon Burks, Park City; Caroline Cowles, Rockfield; Emily Johnson, Slaughters; Josh Jasper, Nicholasville. 

  • PHOTO: Kentucky Angus Board of Directors
  • Farm Calendar: March 13, 2013

     Pork Producers meet March 18

  • Conservation District honors several at banquet

     Several residents were honored at the LaRue County Water and Soil Conservation District banquet last month.

  • 4-H and Magnolia Fire Department split Monsanto funds

     The LaRue County 4-H and Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department will now be able to better support their causes as well as serve their communities, thanks to the support of local farmer, Caleb Ragland, and America’s Farmers Grow Communities.

    Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, Grow Communities provides farmers in eligible counties the chance to win a $2,500 donation for a local nonprofit organization of their choice.