A few weeks ago I was talking with a farmer, and one of his comments stuck with me. ‘You know that farmers don’t always call Extension for production information, don’t you?’ That caught me a little off guard, and it got me thinking. Yes, I know farmers get their info from a lot of sources, … Continue reading Where Do You Get Your Farming Information?
Hear from UK Ag Engineering specialists on 2 important subjects: Selecting a New or Used Tractor and Selecting the Right Equipment. See and learn about tractors and equipment for sale by local ag equipment dealers. Registration is requested for our lunch planning -- 502-222-9453. See the flyer below for full details.
Keeping up with the countdown – only 40 days until spring! Read on for info on classes and field days coming up now through summer. For Horse Owners - The University of Kentucky is currently researching how owners select and utilize hay for their horses. Please take a few moments to complete our survey to … Continue reading Oldham County Extension Agriculture Updates
Traci Johnson, Oldham County Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent January 5, 2022 Many farmers make business decisions as well as planting decisions during winter. Sometimes that means a call to their local Extension office. This is also a time when we get questions from beginning farmers or those interested in getting started. An Extension … Continue reading RESOURCES FOR BEGINNING AND EXPERIENCED FARMERS
In recognition of Mental Health Month, the American Farm Bureau Federation launched a comprehensive, easy-to-use online directory of resources for farmers, ranchers and their families who are experiencing stress and mental health challenges.
Summer ag news items include Beef Quality & Care Assurance Training, Cost-Share Programs, and the Dead Livestock Removal Program.
Cattle producers, feed a mineral supplement with adequate magnesium to prevent grass tetany. Note updated beef mineral recommendations.
Spring ag news includes Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays, a note from the Oldham County Conservation District, and Private Pesticide Applicator training.
Home gardeners take note: late winter management is key to preventing backyard fruit diseases.
Online training options are available for Beef Quality & Care Assurance and Private Pesticide Applicator certifications. Contact the office to schedule in-person training.