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Agriculture

  • Be a paper clutter cleaner upper

    Despite our best attempts at home organization, and despite the fact that we hear about our paperless society, many of us are constantly bombarded with paper. Paper is the most common type of clutter. When you think about it, this is not really surprising considering the amount of junk mail, bills, coupons, completed schoolwork and publications that many of us have lying on tables or stuffed in drawers at our homes.

    You can get a handle on this type of clutter by following these tips:

  • Field day program set for Oct. 3; Farmer’s conference Saturday

    A regional Cattlemans’ field day will be held this Thursday evening at the Trimble County Angus Farm of Bo and Dottie Crouch. The farm is on Kentucky 55 north of Campbellsburg, about 3.5 miles north of Capstone Produce at the intersection of Kentucky 55 and U.S. 421. Registration begins at 4 p.m., with tours beginning at 4:30 pm. After the walking tours and presentations, a sponsored supper is planned.

  • Help friends who are living with cancer

    A cancer diagnosis is a life altering event for those diagnosed as well as for their friends and family. Unfortunately, cancer occurs far too often. The National Cancer Institute Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results program estimated that in 2009, more than 12.5 million Americans were living with a cancer diagnosis. Breast and prostate cancers were the two most common types.

  • Quilting is a heritage skill

    This past Saturday, 4-H’ers learned a skill that has been part of Kentucky’s heritage for hundreds of years.
    Designing and making beautiful quilts is just one skill Kentucky is known for. To help pass on this skill, six 4-Hers learned the basics of quilting by making a 12” by 12” block wall-hanging.

  • Cattleman’s field day set for Oct. 3

    All Henry County Cattle producers are invited to the Regional Beef Field Day Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4 p.m. to dark, at the Bo and Dottie Crouch Farm on Ky. 55 in Trimble County.  The farm is located about 3.5 miles north of the intersection of Ky. 55 and U.S. 421 at Campbellsburg, at 8851 Highway 55.   The farm is on the right side of the road, and has a red plank fence and some red roofed barns.  Signs will be posted.

  • Add a little green to your golden years

    The recent economic recession has many people nervous about whether they have planned or are planning well enough for retirement. If you’re worried about not having enough money to last through your golden years, you’re not alone. With life expectancies longer than ever, six out of 10 baby boomers fear outliving their retirement funds more than they fear dying.

  • Henry County students attend UK prospect roundup

    Eight Henry County teens participated in the UK College of Agriculture Prospective Student Roundup on Sept. 5.

    Those in attendance were: Ashley Craigmyle, Haley Spencer, Brook Mahoney, Alex Beckley, Shayna Jeffries, Nacona Jeffries, Austin Payton, and Justin Yount.

    The students registered for tours of programs within the college. During the event prospective students meet with professors and were able to ask them questions about different fields of study.

  • Students get farm to table experience at Youth Ag Day
  • Kentucky State Fair Results

    Results for 4-H, Cloverville, beef cattle, plants and flowers, special cooking challenges, sheep, swine, tobacco, youth beef, youth sheep and youth swine classes were not available by press time.

     

    Boer Goats

    1902 Fullblood Boer Does

    Class 002 Doe Kids - 3 to under 6 months

    10th, LKJ Imma Believer, Jeffries Farms LLC, New Castle

    Class 007 Yearling Does - 12 to under 16 months

    5th, LKJ Tracy, Jeffries Farms LLC, New Castle

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