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Agriculture

  • PHOTO: How sweet it is

    Patrick Durham of The Sweet Shoppe in Hodgenville offers samples to Layson Griffin, left, and Holly Whiteman, both of Lexington, at the Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show Oct. 26 in Lexington.

  • 4-H Calendar - Oct. 30, 2013

    Cloverbuds meet

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Extension office. The Cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 or K-3rd grades.

     

    Livestock Club meets

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at the LaRue County Extension office. All youth interested in showing livestock will need to complete a minimum of six educational hours. For more information, contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

     

    Wranglers meet

  • PHOTO: 4-H Explorers

     

  • PHOTO: First frost

    Candy Vincent submitted this photo of an Oct. 24 frost - the first of the season – on a rosebush.

  • COLUMN: CAIP funds available

    The LaRue County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) has been funded for $104,400. This is the fifth year LaRue County CAIP has been offered by the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy and the County Agricultural Development Council.

    The program applicant is the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association. The grant program administrator is Dyan Puckett, 270 537-3889.

  • 4-H Calendar Oct. 30, 2013

    Cloverbuds meet

    4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Extension office. The Cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 years old or K-3rd grades.

    Livestock Club meets

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at the LaRue County Extension office. All youth interested in showing livestock will need to complete a minimum of six educational hours. For more information, contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Wranglers meet

  • PHOTO: Autum deer

    Autumn Roten, 15, killed this 8-point buck during youth season while hunting on a farm in Hart County with her dad. She is the daughter of Jason and Amy Roten.

  • Division of Forestry collecting, planting native seeds

     Have you ever heard the expression, “from one small seed, a mighty tree can grow?” It means that things of lasting value often start small, even though the final results may not be seen for years.

  • PHOTO: Cotton candy

     LaRue County 4-H had a cotton candy booth at Lincoln Days. Angela and Michaela Rock prepare a bag of cotton candy to sell.

  • PHOTO: Oh, deer

     Jared Stillwell, Hodgenville, harvested this button buck with a bow Sept. 14. He is the son of Lauren Stillwell and Jason Stillwell.