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Agriculture

  • Free hunter's class

     A free hunter education orange card class will be 6 p.m. Jan. 10, 11 and 12 at Lincoln Trail Gun Club, 299 Albert Willet Road, New Haven. For more information, contact Edward Lane at 270-268-9064. The class is for age 9 and older. The class is open to the public and sponsored by the LaRue County Shooting Sports Club.

  • Farm Calendar - Jan. 2, 2013

     Beef Cattle Association to meet

  • PHOTO: Elk Hunt

     Kathy Williamson harvested this cow elk on Dec. 18 in Knott County. Kathy was guided by TLC Outfitters & Bugle Boys of Prestonsburg on her first elk hunt. She and her husband Mike are U.S. Army veterans. 

  • Cottrell named runner-up in KFB contest

     Ashley Cottrell of LaRue County and Corbin Cowles of Warren County were runners-up in the 2012 Outstanding Youth contest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Dec. 6 in Louisville.

    They each received $200 cash and a digital camera from KFB. Megan Harper of Marshall County and Coleman Stivers of Fayette County were awarded top honors and were selected from 22 district finalists.

  • 4-H Livestock Club supports Santa Bus

     4-H Livestock Club members, Vice President William Pearman, Activities Coordinator Emily Pearman presented Ann “Snookie Morrison” with donations for the Santa Bus. 

  • FARM NEWS - Dec. 26, 2012

     Beef Cattle Association to meet

  • First application deadline announced for EQIP and WHIP

     The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities. 

  • Get 10 free trees when you join Arbor Day Foundation

     Residents of Kentucky can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2013. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two Washington hawthorns, two American redbuds and two golden rain trees.

  • 4-H Calendar - Dec. 26, 2012

     Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 28 at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. Call club leader Connie Smith, at 270-766-7771 if you plan to attend.

  • COLUMN: Census of Agriculture: It's important to complete

     LaRue county farmers can help make a positive impact on agriculture by taking part in the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, the Census is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches and those who operate them. It is important that all farmers respond. Census information is the voice of agriculture and helps to shape our farmers future.