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  • Dairy meetings are scheduled

    The Kentucky Dairy Development Council and Alltech announce this year’s “Winter Cover All Dairy Series,” the meetings are set to run through Feb. 24 from 10 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
    Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with milk, doughnuts and coffee. The presentations will start at 10:30 a.m.  Lunch will be provided at all of the meetings.
    The meetings and contact persons include:
    • Jan. 28, Russell County Extension Office; Sam Finney, (859) 516-1966
    • Feb. 8, Metcalfe County Extension Office; Sam Finney, 859-516-1966

  • Corn silage variety trials can aid in 2011 planting decisions

    By Carol L. Spence and Laura Skillman
    UK Department of Agriculture

    The results of the 2010 University of Kentucky Corn Silage Variety Trials are out. Farmers can use the report’s unbiased data on yield and quality to help plan for their 2011 corn silage crops.

  • Late summer drought, winter salt hurt broadleaf evergreens

     

     

  • Quilt contest is for kids

    The Marion County Extension Homemakers Association in conjunction with the Kentucky Bluegrass Music kickoff are sponsoring a Creative Kentucky Quilt Block Contest - for kids.
    The quilt block must be created by the youth entering the contest and on flat paper; no 3D designs (use markers, crayons, paint, glue/tape colored papers, etc).
    Make the block no larger than 8.5-inch by 8.5-inch paper (it can be smaller, but must be a square); use the entire paper.

  • From the pages of The Old Farmers Almanac

     

  • Quilt contest is for kids

    The Marion County Extension Homemakers Association in conjunction with the Kentucky Bluegrass Music kickoff are sponsoring a Creative Kentucky Quilt Block Contest - for kids.
    The quilt block must be created by the youth entering the contest and on flat paper; no 3D designs (use markers, crayons, paint, glue/tape colored papers, etc).
    Make the block no larger than 8.5-inch by 8.5-inch paper (it can be smaller, but must be a square); use the entire paper.

  • Don’t toss old seeds, test them

     

  • Myths about Alzheimer’s disease

    By Monica Ruehling
    Family Caregiver Program Coordinator
    Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging

     The advancement of technology is ever amazing me. Information about any given subject is just a few keystrokes away; “google” has become part of everyday language. Just type in a particular subject topic and information about the subject instantaneity appears.

  • Resist temptation to continue bad habits

     

  • Winter wheat meeting is Jan. 11 in Hopkinsville

    By Katie Pratt

     Wheat prices around $7 a bushel have enticed new producers and those who haven’t grown wheat in a few years to plant a crop.
    In addition, some producers have increased their acreage this year to take full advantage of the favorable prices. Specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will offer producers advice during the 2011 Winter Wheat Meeting to help ensure they have a successful growing season.