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.
What everyone should know about soil nutrients, fertilizers, and plant growth. Get a quick rundown of soil nutrients, fertilizers, soil testing, and other important information related to plant growth.
Wet conditions this winter affected hay feeding areas. Even well-designed feeding pads could have significant damage where animals enter and leave, creating perfect growing conditions for summer annual weeds. While these areas may look rough now, you can improve them.
Summer ag updates include Oldham County cost-share program announcements, Farm Service Agency program update, and upcoming ag surveys.
University of Kentucky Extension is working with Kentucky producers to evaluate cereal rye production. Oldham County is hosting three of these field trials which will help UK Extension agronomists and growers evaluate varieties, seeding rates, fertilizer needed, and any pest control needed.