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Agriculture

  • Vote on cattle referendum

     

    A referendum on whether Kentucky cattle producers may be assessed $1 per head on cattle marketed in Kentucky is scheduled for Nov. 20, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association have announced.  

  • HC Cattlemen's Annual Meeting

    The 2014 Henry County Cattleman of the Year was awarded to Phillip and Cindy Douglas Hickory Lane Farms during ceremonies Monday, October 27, at the Henry County Cattleman’s Annual Meeting.  The Cattleman of the Year criteria includes Livestock Production Skill, Leadership, Service to the Industry, Stewardship, and is selected by a committee of fellow livestock producers.  From left to right are 2014 Cattleman Association President John Brent Smith, Phillip Douglas, Cindy Douglas, and Michael Douglas.

  • Annual Henry County Conservation District meeting held

    The Henry County Conservation District Board of Supervisors hosted their Annual Cooperator’s Meeting on Sept. 25 at the Fairgrounds Building.
    The large crowd began the evening with a grilled dinner prepared by the board members. 

  • Bug proof your house this fall

    You may have noticed your home being invaded by an assortment of pests this fall, including Asian lady beetles, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, boxelder bugs, crickets, spiders and black soldier beetle larvae. These creatures typically visit homes that provide easy entry this time of year, often seeking refuge from changing weather.

  • Playing the game of life at the Reality Store

     

    This past Thursday over 400 students from Henry County and Eminence Independent schools participated in the Reality Store.  

  • Find unique gifts without same old shopping hassle

     

    Even though we don’t have a shopping mall in Henry County you have the opportunity to purchase those unique one of a kind gifts just around the corner by attending the 22nd  Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Henry County 4H/Fairgrounds Building. 

  • 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.

  • 4-H means business at the fair

     Henry County 4-H’ers have developed their own businesses through the 4-H Means Business Club.  The club began last year after a discussion about how many talented 4-H’ers we have in the county and how they could put their skills to use to earn money. 

    The club began with eight different businesses and currently has six that are working hard to fine tune their products. 

  • Regional Cattlemen's Field Day scheduled for Oct. 1

     The Regional Cattleman’s Field Day this year will be held in Henry County on Foree’s Old Homestead Farm next to the Henry County Extension Office. The date is Wednesday, October 1, with registration between 4 and 4:30 pm.  

  • How to achieve adequate amounts of vitamin D

     Vitamin D has gotten a lot of media coverage lately as various studies have tied normal levels of vitamin D to certain health benefits and lack of the vitamin to certain diseases. While many of these current studies provide conflicting messages, it is generally understood that vitamin D is needed for optimal health. It helps us absorb calcium and phosphorus, so we can have strong bones and teeth.