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Today's News

  • Republican Chili Supper

         The Woman’s Club was standing room only, Saturday night, March 2, as the LaRue County Republican Party held its Sixth Annual Chili Supper on the square in Hodgenville. Approximately 90 people attended to enjoy some great chili and homemade desserts while listening to state and local officials and candidates. Among those who spoke were Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, State Senator Stephen Meredith, State Representative Brandon Reed, State Senator and candidate for Lt. Governor Dr. Ralph Alvarado, State Auditor Mike Harmon and others. 

  • March Lawn and Garden Chores

    Sow grass seed. First half of the month is ideal but you can seed all month with reasonable results. Turf type tall fescue is your best choice.

  • Southern States Raising Funds for FFA

    Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is holding a month-long fundraiser to help raise money for FFA at the local, state, and national levels.

    Southern States is holding its annual FFA Paper Emblem campaign throughout the month of March where customers can donate $1 or more at checkout and sign their name on an “I’m Supporting FFA” emblem that will be displayed in the store’s window.

  • Rotary Club - March 6, 2019
  • Farm Calendar - March 6, 2019

    Extension Expo Booth Sign Ups

    The Extension Office is currently taking booth reservations for the annual Extension Expo to be held in the LaRue County High School gym from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 16. Call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

    Rental Equipment:

  • 4-H Calendar - March 6, 2019

    Poultry and Rabbit Clubs

    The 4-H Poultry and 4-H Rabbit Clubs will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at the Extension Office. New members are encouraged to attend.

     Livestock Club

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 11 at the Extension Office.

     Poster Contest Deadline

    The deadline for the 4-H Poster Contest is Friday, March 15. Contact the Extension Office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

     Extension Expo

  • Donation to the Library
  • Donation to the Library
  • Benefits to grazing novel endophyte tall fescue

    Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation, and pastures are no exception. If you plan to renovate a field this year, consider replacing your existing stand with a novel endophyte tall fescue variety.

    Novel endophyte tall fescue varieties have been on the market for about 20 years. Recently, the University of Kentucky released a novel endophyte tall fescue variety, Lacefield MaxQ II. It was available to producers in 2017 and is expected to be more widely available in future seasons.

  • Hawks season ends in Region Semis