Farm and Family

  • Coming soon: The Carlisle Brothers and the Holiday Bazaar

    Oct. 27:  The Carlisle Brothers Chautauqua at Twin Oaks — The program starts at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will follow.  Please call us at 845-2811 to register so we can plan seating and food.  
    The program is the Carlisle Brothers-A Country Music Duo.  One of the pioneers of early country music Clifford Carlisle teamed with his younger brother, Bill in 1930. In 1938 they signed with Decca Records, and after World War II, they signed with the King label in Cincinnati where they had a huge hit, “Rainbow at Midnight” in 1946.  

  • A good gross out

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Tips to keep the creepy crawlies out of your home

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Dutch Creek Farm earns certification

    Dutch Creek Farm earns certification

    The herd of beef cattle at Dutch Creek Farm is now certified as Animal Welfare Approved, according to a news release. This certification and food label lets consumers know these animals are raised in accordance with the highest animal welfare standards in the U.S. and Canada, using sustainable agriculture methods on an independent family farm. 

  • Support caregivers when they need it the most

    Providing full-time care for an older loved one is a selfless job many of us would readily take on if needed, but it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. 

    A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine said caregiver recognition and support is one of the most significant challenges facing the U.S.’s growing older population and their families.

  • Fall into fun with 4-H

    By Cathy Toole, 4-H Agent, Henry County Cooperative Exension Service

    October is always a busy time in 4-H.  Check out all of the opportunities available for the rest of the month, so you won’t miss out on the fun!

    Oct. 19: Beginning Cooking Club will meet after school at the extension office from 3:30 to 5 p.m. for fourth and fifth-graders.  Come and enjoy, it is always good!

  • Managing a sinkhole so it doesn't become a problem

    By Levi Berg, Agriculture Agent, Henry County Cooperative Extension Service

    Occasionally, I will have a question about sinkholes and how to handle them. Before I get started on how to handle a sinkhole, remember to NEVER USE SINKHOLES AS A DUMPING SITE! 

  • Club will take an interest in Pinterest

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Ways to keep the water flowing in winter

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • KEHA Week celebrates Homemakers clubs

    Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week is Oct. 9 through 15 with the goal of celebrating our 1,000 clubs statewide.
    The association is a volunteer organization that works with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service to help improve the quality of life for families and Kentucky communities through leadership development, service and education.
    The week recognizes and celebrates their contributions to their community and the state during the past year.