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Agriculture

  • Don't miss the Holiday Bazaar

    The weather is cooler, the holiday lights are beginning to twinkle at area stores, and it is time to think about those dreaded words–holiday shopping!  
    No longer do those have to be words that put fear into the hearts of men (and women).  
    The 22nd annual Extension Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the Henry County Homemakers Organization, will help you fill up those stockings with no problem at all.

  • County Fair Exhibit Hall winners

    Submitted by

    Jordan Campbell

    Every year at the county fair there are a ton of entries in the exhibit hall, from crafts, to produce, to photography, paintings, and drawings.

    There is a whole section of the exhibit hall dedicated to 4-H with tons of great entries. Judges from the surrounding area come to review the entries and give ribbons based on quality, as well as a grand champion for each class.

  • Aquaculture on tap

     

    Aquaculture will be the theme for the July Third Thursday Thing. Held at the KSU Mills Lane farm just south of Frankfort, beginning at 10 a.m. this Thursday, the 17th, participants will be able to learn about many different aspects and enterprises relating to fish production.

    Topics will include Catfish production, Marketing all Aquaculture Products, Largemouth Bass Production, Aquaponics, Pondside Water Quality Testing Demonstration, Koi and Koi/Goldfish Hybrids, and Pond Weed Control and Disease Management.

  • Henry County’s Biggest Losers are Winners

    7th Annual Biggest Loser to Begin July 20-21

    Be getting your teams together for the Biggest Loser Contest which will be running from July 20th through September 22.

    Teams should be at least three people and there is a $20 entry fee per person which will be payable at the initial weigh-in and $5 weight management fees for not showing up for a weigh in or for gaining weight.

  • Henry County Fair blue ribbon exhibits

     If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, there were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by over 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 26, at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

    For more information call us at 845-2811.

    Below is a listing of the Blue Ribbon Winners in the Henry County Fair Open Class:

    Arts & Crafts:

  • New database could aid farmers
  • You are never too old to dream

    Second Wind Dreams® was formed in 1997. It’s name is derived from a novel of the same name by P.K. Beville, a geriatric specialist who wrote about the wonderful, colorful and sometimes hysterical people who live and work in nursing homes.

  • Teens Place Top in 4-H State Livestock Judging
  • Water most important nutrient in summer

    Sometimes we discuss animal nutrition and almost forget the most important nutrient – water.

    No matter what animal and what we are feeding, nothing works correctly unless the animals have access to clean water. Reduction in weight gain, milk production, and animal performance are consequences of lack of an adequate water source.

  • Extension celebrates 100 years of food preservation

    For the past 100 years, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service has improved the lives of families through educational programs in food preservation.

    Beginning in the spring of 1914, girls’ canning clubs were formed at the height of the canning season to teach young people how to safely preserve their harvests.

    In the 1940s amidst the back drop of World War II, agricultural and home demonstration agents encouraged Kentuckians to produce 75 percent of their food at home through a “live-at-home” campaign.