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Agriculture

  • Farm calendar - May 23, 2018

    Beef Management Calendars

    Beef Management Calendars are now available at no charge. These multipurpose wall calendars cover a year or more and each month contains suggested management practices for the respective species.  Stop by the LaRue County Extension Office for a copy.

    Equipment for rent

  • The Process of Thwarting Ticks

    The lone star tick and the American dog tick (Figure 1) are the most common tick species found on humans and companion animals in Kentucky. These ticks are significant threats to everyone who works, plays, hunts, hikes, or camps in or around overgrown or undisturbed areas.

    Figure 1. Adult female lone star tick (left) with white “star” and long mouthparts and an adult female American dog tick (right) with mottled white markings on its back (Photo: Lee Townsend, UK).

  • Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market 2018 Certified

    Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market of LaRue County is one of the 88 markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Farm Calendar

    Beef Management Calendars

    Beef Management Calendars are available for free at the Extension Office. These multipurpose wall calendars cover a year or more and each month contains suggested management practices for the respective species.  Stop by the LaRue County Extension Office for a copy.

    Equipment for rent

  • LaRue Countian wins reserve champion junior
  • Blueberries and Blackberries

    It’s almost summer, and that is prime harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Blueberries, which are native to North America, are ready to harvest from early June through early August. Blackberries are ready to harvest from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer health benefits, but best of all, they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • 4-H member presentations

    The Area 4-H Communications Day was held recently at the Hardin County Extension Office.  Three local 4-H members presented champion demonstrations.  They will be advancing to the State 4-H Communications Day to compete on July 14.

    Cyrus Bivens won Grand Champion in the Junior Clothing and Textiles Demonstration Category.  His demonstration title is “How to Dress to Impress”. Alexis Grimes won Grand Champion in the Senior Animal Science Demonstration Category.  Her demonstration title is “Basic Rabbit Care for Beginners”.

  • Where's the Beef?

    Kentucky’s beef cattle producers shared their products with Kentucky’s less fortunate during the Beef Month proclamation ceremony May 2, 2018, on the Capitol grounds.

    Representatives of the Kentucky Beef Council (KBC) donated 2,000 pounds of Kentucky Cattlemen’s Ground Beef to God’s Pantry Food Bank following the proclamation signing to kick off the KBC’s #BeefMonthGivesBack campaign.

  • Farm Calendar

    Beef Management Calendars

    Beef Management Calendars are available for free at the Extension Office. These multipurpose wall calendars cover a year or more and each month contains suggested management practices for the respective species.  Stop by the LaRue County Extension Office for a copy.

    Equipment for rent

  • Lime Quality

     Agricultural lime quality can vary tremendously depending on the chemical properties and particle size caused by physical grinding of the stone.