The following Agriculture & Natural Resources articles printed in the 2021 Spring edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.
Spring Ag News
- Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays
- A Note From The Oldham County Conservation District
- Private Pesticide Applicator Training/Certification
Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays
Each Wednesday, University of Kentucky county Extension agents and specialists bring an informative 30 to 45 minute program straight to your computer. Register at tinyurl.com/UKYHortWebWed21 and join live at 12:30 p.m. on ZOOM. Recordings can be viewed later via kentuckyhortnews.com.
Check out this spring’s line-up:
March 3: New Plants for the New Year
March 10: Starter Fertilizer and Lawn Establishment
March 17: Building a Self-Watering Raised Bed
March 24: Rain Gardens
March 31: Common Blueberry Planting Problems
April 7: Using Native Plants in the Landscape
April 14: Companion Planting
April 21: How to Start a Community Garden
April 28: Common Vegetable Diseases
May 5: From My Head Toma Toes
May 12: Japanese Art of Kokedama
May 19: Begonias
May 26: Summer and Fall Lawn Care
A Note From The Oldham County Conservation District
We have moved to a great new office location: 1002 Buckner Center, Suite 4 (next to OCHS practice soccer field). This space in the heart of Buckner offers room outside for public events and is much easier to find!
Reminder…the Conservation District has several year-round programs such as vouchers for free soil testing, cost-sharing programs for land management, pollinator habitat installation, and free composting bins. Call (502) 222-5123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Private Pesticide Applicator Training/Certification
March 23 at 9:00 a.m. is the next online opportunity to get your Private Applicator Certification renewed. Email email@example.com to get the meeting link and password. In-person, individual appointments are available for those who cannot complete recertification online. Those needing a Private Pesticide Applicator license who have never been certified before can complete required training online: entomology.ca.uky.edu/content/psep-covid-19-private-applicator-training-plan
Written by Andrea Matz, Oldham County Soil & Water Conservation District Director, and Traci Missun, Oldham County Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.