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Today's Features

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  • Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?  
    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.  

  • Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, congratulates David Peterson and Albert Peterson of Peterson Farms in Marion County for being among the winners in the 2011 Kentucky Extension Corn Yield Contest.
    In the conventional category, David Peterson of Peterson Farms of Marion County had the second place entry with 265.97 bushels per acre with Pioneer® hybrid 32T16.

  • Producers that have wheat, corn, soybean, oats, barley or grain sorghum bases on file at the FSA office can start enrolling their base acres to participate in the Direct Counter/Cyclical Program.

  • By Aimee Nielson

    The beef industry is always changing, sometimes very rapidly with regard to weather, market prices, fuel and other input costs. Add in external forces such as national and world politics, economics, animal rights and consumer perceptions, and beef producers have many situations to manage and overcome to be profitable.

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  • For those interested in dipping their toes into aquaculture, Kentucky Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop, Aquaculture Basics, on Saturday, March 10, at the Kentucky State University Aquaculture Research Center in Frankfort.
    Welcome and sign-in will begin at 8:15 a.m. EST, and presentations will start at 8:30 and continue until noon.

  • The Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Farm, Home and Garden Show is scheduled for Saturday, April 14 and Sunday April 15. The show will feature displays of nursery and landscaping, agriculture and livestock exhibits, outside and inside home use products, activities for children and educational seminars.  The hours of the show are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The show is free.

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  • Come & See Weekend
    Feb. 17 - 19, 2012 - The Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana are holding a “Come & See” event for high school girls, freshmen to seniors. This is a chance to learn what it is like to be a nun in today’s world. Pray, eat, and recreate with the sisters. For more information call Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at 1-800-738-9999, or visit our web page www.thedome.org, where you can also register online. Parent permission is required.
    Black history program