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Agriculture

  • 4-H Gardening club begins soon

    The 4-H Gardening Club will start back on Saturday, April 16 with its first meeting for the season.  The meeting will be held at Lee’s Garden Center at 2:00 p.m.  Members are asked to park at the brick house. 

  • 4-H Communications Contest – Junior Poetry

    The annual 4-H Poetry Contest was expanded this year to include several other categories in the new 4-H Communications Contest.  More than 140 poems were entered in the contest this year.  Junior Poetry Results are as follows: First – Lillie Pennington, second – Hope Williams, third – Braley Dupin, fourth – Layla Ward, fifth – Landon Wells, sixth – Hallie Frye, seventh – Jakin Pruitt, eighth – Isis Barbour, ninth – Destiny Sallee and tenth – Brandon Reed.

  • Farm calendar - April 6, 2016

    Beef Cattle Meeting – April 12

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville.  Jason Palmer with Anderson will present a program on Baleage 101, the how and why of making baleage.  A meal will be served and all interested producers are invited. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    No-till drills

  • Lawnmower safety

    Don’t you just love this time of year? All of the pear trees, redbuds, and forsythia are in full bloom against the backdrop of a Kentucky blue sky with white billowing clouds.. Warm sunshine on your face and a nice spring breeze. Lower heating bills, sleeping with the windows open and birds chirping. I mean how can you not love everything about the spring!

  • Farm Calendar – March 30, 2016

    No-till drills

    The LaRue County Conservation District has three no-till drills available for rent. For more information, call 270-358-3132. The office is located at 306 West Main St., Hodgenville.

  • What a catch!
  • 4-H Teen Summit

    The LaRue County 4-H was represented at the State 4-H Teen Summit held recently at the Lake Cumberland Leadership Center.

    The state wide 4-H conference provides leadership opportunities for sixth through eighth graders.  Participants attended workshops and funshops during the Thursday through Saturday event.

  • Ready to serve LaRue

    Hello LaRue County! My name is Daniel Carpenter and as of Monday, March 28, I am your new University of Kentucky Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources in the LaRue County office. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting many of you at the LaRue County Extension Expo, which was a great event. If you haven’t attended this before, I highly encourage you to make it out next year and see what great services are available to you. If I didn’t get to meet you at the event, please stop by the Extension Office and say hello.

  • 4-H Calendar - March 23, 2016

    Arts and Crafts Explorers

    The Arts and Craft Explorers will meet on Wednesday, March 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  New members are welcome to attend.

    4-H Council

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet on Monday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • Time to register for 4-H summer camp

    It’s time to register youth for 4-H summer camp, one of Kentucky’s long-standing and great values. 4-H camps offer unique experiences each year to children of many ethnicities, backgrounds, and situations who get to participate in traditional 4-H activities during their week-long stay. The activities include low and high ropes, canoeing, archery, swimming and diving, nature hikes, arts and crafts, sports, games and more.