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Agriculture

  • Farmer's Market opens May 4

     Beginning Friday, May 4, LaRue County residents and passersby will be able to enjoy the homegrown goodness of products from the annual LaRue County Farmer’s Market. 

  • 4-H News updated 4-25-12

    Explorers
    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 25 at the Extension Office. For more information, call 358-3401.

    Rabbit Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-3 p.m. April 27 at the Extension Office.  
     
    Wranglers
    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 1 at the Extension Office.
     
    Cloverbuds
    The LaRue County 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office.

  • Farm News updated 4-25-12

    Good Agricultural Practices training
    GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) training will be offered at the LaRue County Extension office 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 26. Register by calling 270-358-3401.

    Farmers Market
    The LaRue County Farmers Market will open 2-5:30 p.m. May 4.

    Forest Leadership Program

  • PHOTOS: LaRue hunters harvest large birds
  • Volunteers sought for water quality monitoring, training on April 28

    The Kentucky Watershed Watch Program is offering free training to persons interested in learning how to take water samples and monitor water quality in the Upper Green River Basin.
    The training will be 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Room 2134 of the Engineering Biologic Science Building, 1500 Chestnut Street on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green. Participants are advised to dress for field work, since some of the training will take place at a local stream.

  • Introduced plants can cause problems

    Many plants classified as weeds are not native to the United States. Most have been introduced through travel and trading in commerce with other parts of the world. Here are a few of the better known non-native weeds we now find locally.  

  • Conservation District offers scholarships to Forestry Camp

     The LaRue County Conservation District will be offering partial and possibly full scholarships to the Kentucky Forest Leadership Program hosted by the University of Kentucky at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center in Jabez Kentucky. 

  • PHOTO: Opening day turkey
  • Farm News updated 4-18-12

    Nut growers to meet
    Kentucky Nut Growers Association spring meeting will be held 9 a.m. April 21 at the Marion County Extension Office, 415 Fairgrounds Road, Lebanon. The event includes a potluck. A kitchen is available to heat up lunch items. Following the luncheon is the spring auction, which will include fruit and nut trees. For more information, contact Dr. Kirk Pomper at (502) 597-6174 or kirk.pomper@kysu.edu.

    CLASS: How to grow green beans

  • 4-H Calendar updated 4-18-12

    Poultry Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 18 at the Extension Office.
     
    Cooking
    The LaRue County 4-H Cooking Club will meet 3:15-5 p.m. April 19 at the Extension Office.
     
    Explorers
    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 25 at the Extension Office. For more information, call 358-3401.