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Agriculture

  • 4-H candy sales start Monday

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale begins Nov. 14. Starting today 4-H members may pick up candy at the Extension Office, located at 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, peanut butter and milk chocolate with almonds for $1 each.
    For each 40 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $50 cash.

  • Nunn and Lee enter video in Soybean contest

    LaRue County FFA has a video in the top 10 of the Kentucky Soybean Association YouTube Video contest. Freshmen Madison Lee and Danielle Nunn have the opportunity to win $3,000 as the state winner of this contest. The quality of the video and number of views will be a factor in determining the state winner.

  • PHOTO: Williamson harvests elk
  • FFA teams successful at nationals

    Members of the LaRue County FFA Chapter in Kentucky were one of 38 teams participating in the National FFA Dairy Foods Career Development Event. The event was held in conjunction with the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
    The team, led by advisor Misty Bivens, was awarded a Silver emblem. Members also competed for individual awards with 141 other participants. Lydia Richardson received a Gold emblem, Caleb Whelan received a Silver emblem, Ben Tucker received a Silver emblem, and Jesse Hornback received a Silver emblem.

  • Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet at Magnolia Fire House

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will bring an “office hours” session 10 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Magnolia Fire House. If you live in the upper watershed areas of Bacon Creek, this is a good opportunity to learn more about the Bacon Creek Watershed Implementation project and apply for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) funding.

  • Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet at Magnolia Fire House

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will bring an “office hours” session 10 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Magnolia Fire House. If you live in the upper watershed areas of Bacon Creek, this is a good opportunity to learn more about the Bacon Creek Watershed Implementation project and apply for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) funding.

  • KFB provides voters online candidate resources

    Following its Commissioner of Agriculture “Measure the Candidates” forum held on Oct. 12, Kentucky Farm Bureau is now providing voters with online accessibility to additional campaign information from Republican James Comer and Democrat Bob Farmer. Each candidate was asked to complete a questionnaire by Oct. 24, answering questions that addressed a variety of agricultural issues currently facing the state. Responses are being placed on KFB’s website for voter consideration as Election Day approaches.

  • KFB provides voters online candidate resources

    Following its Commissioner of Agriculture “Measure the Candidates” forum held on Oct. 12, Kentucky Farm Bureau is now providing voters with online accessibility to additional campaign information from Republican James Comer and Democrat Bob Farmer. Each candidate was asked to complete a questionnaire by Oct. 24, answering questions that addressed a variety of agricultural issues currently facing the state. Responses are being placed on KFB’s website for voter consideration as Election Day approaches.

  • 4-H Calendar updated 1102

    Rabbit Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 14.
     
    Livestock Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Nov. 14.
     
    Poultry Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Nov. 15.
    4-H Club meetings are held at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. New members are welcome to attend. For more information about 4-H, call Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401.

  • FSA Ballots to be mailed Nov. 4

    Ballots for the 2011 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters Nov. 4. The deadline for eligible voters to return ballots to their local FSA offices is Dec. 5, 2011.
    The FSA county committee allows producers to make decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs.