Breckinridge County Young Farmers
Monday march 7th the Breckinridge county young farmers met at the extension office. Guest speaker Dr Jonathan Shockley spoke about the economics of grain hauling. Donna Marsh and Jennifer Ballman from the FSA office spoke about microloans available. There were about 50 in attendance. Kid’s activities included bushels or bust games and ag talk discussion. The Breckinridge county cattleman’s association provided the meal sponsored by Shirley Payne of Channel Seed. Dessert was provided by the extension office.
- When Tradition Called
- June 30, 2022
In the world of agriculture, tradition plays a very important role, especially when it comes to younger generations becoming part of an industry that is as old as the earth itself.
- Pollinators Make a Beeline for Roadside Wildflower Plots
- June 29, 2022
While traveling Kentucky’s interstates this summer, keep your eyes peeled for bright bursts of native blooms along the way. Plots of Kentucky wildflowers like milkweed, coneflower, and goldenrod create a sea of color all season long… and for a good purpose.
- The Critical Relationship Between Bees and Agriculture
- June 28, 2022
What do watermelon, canola, soybeans, and pumpkins have in common? They’re all Kentucky-grown crops that would not exist without bees.