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Agriculture

  • 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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  • Spin your way into something new

    4-H special interest — SPIN — clubs are a way for a group of youth to learn a new skill or hobby that excites or intrigues them.

  • Kentucky State Fair Results

    Results for 4-H, Cloverville, FFA, tobacco and livestock classes were not available by press time.

     

    Culinary

    3301 Breads

    Class 019 Quick, Biscuits, Buttermilk (6)

    1 Theresa Riggs, Pleasureville

    3306 Decorated Cakes Or Molds

    Class 113 Beginner Bridal Cake

    3 Jeff Ott, Pleasureville

    3309 Jellies and Dehydrated Foods

  • Moist summer eans more mosquitoes

    With the moist summer we’ve had so far, mosquitoes have had a prime environment to flourish and become a prevalent pest. They can make your life downright miserable, and to top that off, some species can transmit serious diseases. Unfortunately, there is no easy solution for managing mosquitoes. Countless products on the market claim to be effective and easy to use, but few have appreciable value in lessening the annoyance and incidence of bites.