Farmers Market is now open
The Lebanon Farmers Market will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and on Fridays from 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Loretto location will be open on Thursdays 2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
For more information, contact the Marion County Extension Office at (270) 692-2421.
Third Thursday Thing
The Sustainable Agriculture Workshop “Third Thursday Thing” will be held Thursday, May 17, at the Kentucky State University Farm. Topics to be discussed include pastured poultry and business planning.
The 43rd Annual Sheeprofit Day, Versailles, will be held May 17, 2012. Registration is at 3:30 p.m. The program begins at 4 p.m. Contact the Marion County Extension Office, (270) 692-2421, for more information
Members of the University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will discuss important and timely topics related to wheat production during their annual field day. This year’s wheat field day is from 8:30 a.m. until noon CDT, Tuesday, May 15 at the UK Research Farm in Princeton.
Wheat specialists in the UK College of Agriculture will discuss the following topics:
• Future opportunities and potential challenges for ryegrass
• Wheat variety trial and scab smart update
• Barley yellow dwarf virus control during warm winters