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Agriculture

  • Aug. 2 to 8 is National Farmers Market Week

    USDA Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through Aug. 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the 16th annual National Farmers Market Week in honor of the important role that farmers markets play in local economies. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate thousands of our nation’s farmers markets, the farmers and ranchers who make them possible and the communities that host them.

  • 4-H members win state communications awards

    By Cathy Toole

     

  • Selecting sunglasses

    Wearing sunglasses in the middle of summer may seem like a no-brainer, but not all sunglasses provide protection from ultraviolet rays, and not all adults wear them like they should.

  • Harvest Showcase is coming this Saturday

    Bring the whole family to this event that is free and open to the public at the Henry County Kentucky Fairgrounds.  
    It is a great place to bring the kids and grandkids as there will be a petting barn and livestock exhibit at the ag arena and kids games by our own Henry County FFA and hayrides around the fairgrounds.  
    Be sure to come hungry, because the Henry County Chamber of Commerce breakfast of country ham and fresh farm eggs starts at 7:30 a.m. and runs until it is gone.

  • Henry County kids attend 4-H summer camp

    By Cathy Toole

  • Extension service safety tips for garden recovery after a flood

    ienced flooding this summer that has impacted nearly every county in the state. These floods have raised questions on how to deal with vegetable gardens that have been covered with flood water.  The following information was gathered from the University of Kentucky’s Dr. Sandra Bastin, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist, Dr. John Strang, UK Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist; and from University of Michigan Cooperative Extension.

  • Harvest Showcase scheduled for July 25

    Bring the whole family to this event that is free and open to the public at the Henry County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 25.
    The day will open with a live broadcast with Reed Yadon and the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast of old ham and fresh farm eggs that starts at 7:30 a.m. and runs until it is gone.
    A full locally raised breakfast is available for only $8 and includes eggs and country ham, biscuits, gravy and a beverage.  
    The musical entertainment will begin at 9 a.m. with the Henry County High School Band marching through the event.  

  • 4-H members take home county fair prizes

    By Cathy Toole

  • Another great year of county fair exhibits

    If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall you missed a great opportunity to see a lot of local Henry County talent.
    There were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by 100 different individuals.  
    If you did miss the Fair be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, at the Henry County Fairgrounds.  For more information call us at 845-2811.  

  • Protect yourself from weight-loss scams

    With nearly two-thirds of Americans considered overweight or obese, many of us would love a magic bullet to help us instantly shed a couple of pounds so we can look and feel better.
    Unfortunately, that magic potion or pill doesn’t exist, despite the various marketing efforts you see online or on television that promote products as weight loss cure-alls.
    These types of cure-all products have been around for hundreds of years and continue to attract people looking for an easy way to improve their overall health.