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Agriculture

  • PHOTO: Struck deer
  • PHOTOS: Candy makers exhibit at Incredible Food Show
  • PHOTOS: LCMS 4-H Officers
  • Sweet tooth? 4-H candy sales in progress

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting this week, 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash. The top seller will receive $50 cash.

  • Mark Tucker Farms joins American Angus Association

    Mark Tucker Farms, Mount Sherman, is a new member of the American Angus Association, headquartered in Missouri.

    The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • Nov. 25 meeting will explain Farm Bill

    To say the 2014 Farm Bill is complicated is an understatement, yet is it important eligible individuals understand it and participate. To help producers understand the program, a meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown.

    The Farm Bill Decision will be discussed by Dr. Todd Davis, University of Kentucky grain marketing specialist.

  • PHOTOS: Deer season
  • COLUMN: 4-H candy sales begin this month

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting this week, 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash. The top seller will receive $50 cash.

  • Farm Calendar – Nov. 12, 2014

    Goat and Sheep Producers

    LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the LaRue County Extension office. The program will be a discussion of composting animal mortalities. All interested individuals are invited to attend. A meal will be served.

     

    Pork Producers meet

    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

     

  • Newton wins customer service award

    Blake Newton, a retail sales representative at Southern States Hardin Co-op in Hodgenville, was honored as a winner of the President’s Award for Excellence in Customer Service at the company’s annual manager’s meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, in September.