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Agriculture

  • 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

  • Consider laundry packet safety
  • 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. 

  • Reasons to bone up on calcium

    ]There are 206 reasons we need to consume sufficient amounts of calcium during our lives. Do you know why?
    It is because calcium helps build and maintain each of the 206 bones in our bodies. Calcium also helps us develop strong teeth. And a small amount is needed for regulatory functions such as maintaining a normal heart beat.
    From birth to age 20, our bones are in an active growth phase. During the first 10 years of growth, most of a child’s dietary calcium goes to develop strong, dense bones and permanent teeth.

  • Having tomato problems this summer?

    One of the greatest pleasures many gardeners have is their bounty of tomatoes. Right off the vine, under some cottage cheese, or sliced thick over a big juicy grilled hamburger, anyone who loves fresh tomatoes is in a bit of heaven right now. But tomatoes don’t always grow with no problems, and we’ve had a lot of tomato questions this year. Let’s take a few moments to discuss some of the problems, causes, and some solutions.

  • Start stockpiling forage growth now