Summer ag news items include Beef Quality & Care Assurance Training, Cost-Share Programs, and the Dead Livestock Removal Program.
How to Control Weeds
Managing weeds requires multiple strategies and planned effort. It may require changing management practices. Here are some ideas for getting a handle on weeds.
Think Ahead About Winter Hay Needs
Now is the time to think about your horses' winter hay needs. Calculate how much hay your horse needs to get through winter.
Oldham County Ag News: Cost-Share, Producer Spotlight
Adult & youth cost-share opportunities: signup for cost-share application assistance. Read about an Oldham County forage producer.
Important Hay and Pasture Information
Better pasture and hay production means less purchased feed (more money in your pocket). Well-maintained pastures also protect natural resources.
Summer 2017 Ag Events
Upcoming events calendar for Oldham County Agriculture programs from the 2017 Summer edition of the Oldham County Extension newsletter.
Read about the forage crop experiences of two Oldham County farmers. For more forage information, see the Grain & Forage Crop Guide.
January KY Dairy Notes
The University of Kentucky Dairy Extension team circulates a monthly e-newsletter called Kentucky Dairy Notes. The article "Interpreting a Forage Analysis" comes from the January 2016 issue of Kentucky Dairy Notes.
It’s Sowing Season
Late August through September is the preferred time to sow cool season grasses in pastures and hay fields. Several factors make this the best time to sow cool season grasses, including less weed emergence/competition and adequate rainfall in most years.