Summer ag news items include Beef Quality & Care Assurance Training, Cost-Share Programs, and the Dead Livestock Removal Program.
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.
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's total land area is 125,440 acres, with farms representing almost half the land in Oldham County (48%).
Adult & youth cost-share opportunities: signup for cost-share application assistance. Read about an Oldham County forage producer.
Oldham County Extension's 2016-2017 program year included educational offerings such as horse and pasture classes and as well as a Regional Beef Field Day.
The Kentucky State 4-H Land Judging Contest and 2016 Louisville Regional Beef Field Day were recently hosted on Oldham County farms.
Apply for County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) cost-share! CAIP cost-share provides funding for farm improvements for approved applicants.