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Agriculture

  • 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 news - March 9, 2016
  • 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

  • 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.

  • Southern Nelson County Beagle Club Meeting
  • NAP deadline approaching
  • 4-H Calendar - March 2, 2016

    4-H Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe and Kayak Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • 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.

  • Blue Grass Stockyards to be rebuilt in New Location

    After a difficult and emotional three weeks since the fire that destroyed the Lexington property, owners of the Blue Grass Stockyards are ready to announce plans to move forward. This week owners have applied to place Blue Grass Stockyards on a pre-owned piece of property in the Northwest quadrant of the intersection of I-75 and Ironworks Pike in far Northern Fayette County.

  • 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.