Summer ag updates include Oldham County cost-share program announcements, Farm Service Agency program update, and upcoming ag surveys.
Cereal Rye in Oldham County
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.
Spring Oldham County Ag News
Oldham County spring ag news includes pesticide trainings, OC cattleman KCA Hall of Fame inductee, Oldham County Ag Connection, Backyard Streams program, and more.
Kentucky Hemp Growing Season 2020
Tips for new and experienced Kentucky hemp growers in 2020.
Use the Right Cattle Mineral
Minerals play an important role in cattle health and nutrition. Check UK Extension Cattle Mineral Chart for recommended mineral levels for beef cattle production.
Ornamental Grass Can Be A Pasture Weed
While popular in landscapes, ornamental grass can be an invasive weed in pastures. Get tips on controlling ornamental grass in pastures.
All About Turkeys
The North American wild turkey is the species from which all domesticated varieties of turkeys originated. Domestic turkeys are bred for meat only.
Ag News: Cost-Share & Other Upcoming Programs
Upcoming agriculture programs include the 2019 cost-share application period, pasture seeding and management program, Oldham County Ag Connection, Regional Beef Field Day, Master Gardener classes, and more.
Oldham County Industrial Hemp Production
Industrial hemp has been in the news recently with its legalization through the farm bill, but hemp is still a heavily regulated crop. Understand Kentucky hemp production with these ag resources.
Oldham County Farmland Stats
Oldham County's total land area is 125,440 acres, with farms representing almost half the land in Oldham County (48%).