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Today's News

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  • Crumbie elected chair of the KCTCS Faculty Senate

    Donna Slone-Crumbie, assistant professor teaching reading and English at the Licking Valley Campus, was elected chair of the KCTCS Faculty Senate on Thursday, Aug. 2.   

  • Academic briefs

    Logan Duncan, a 2012 Harrison County High School graduate, is attending Hobart Institute of Welding in Troy, Ohio.
    Duncan was accepted into the nine-month combination structural and pipe welding program and will graduate in May 2013.
    He is the son of Gary and Teresa Duncan of Cynthiana.

  • Pear ripen after the harvest

    Old farm sites that are long vacant often have remnants of a once thriving agricultural model that fed the whole family.   
    Among the farm smorgasbord was the small home orchard; and among the orchard the Kieffer pear still stands if nothing else does.  
    The Kieffer pear has been around for a long time and it seems we have forgotten how to treat it as an eating pear.  
    If you have ever happened upon an old tree you may have been put off by the hard fruit.  

  • FSA Guaranteed Loan program update and increased loan limits

    USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley, announces that guaranteed farm ownership loan funds for Fiscal Year 2012 have been exhausted. Farmers and ranchers in Kentucky received $59,736, 321 million in guaranteed loans through Aug. 31, 2012.
    “Fiscal Year 2013 begins on Oct. 1, 2012, and we anticipate that guaranteed farm ownership funds will be available in early October,” said McCauley.

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  • Born To Run Results

    Born To Run 5K Champions
    2012    Matt Perraut    17:28    Favia Sapp    19:57
    2011    David Robeson    18:20    Favia Sapp    20:09
    2010    Jacob Marsh    17:29    Favia Sapp    20:20
    2009    Dalton Leet    17:52    Favia Sapp    20:10

  • Lawn Care

    This hot and dry summer has affected our lawns badly. Most are wondering if the grass will ever return and in many cases it probably won’t. It is evident that we have lost some of our grass in areas where the soil is shallow or was in direct sunlight during those hot afternoons. The big concern now is what should we do to insure a beautiful lawn for next year?

  • Remembering 911

    Timothy Graves, a student at Maysville Community and Technical College, is a veteran currently attending classes at the Licking Valley Campus. He stands in front of the first flag flown after 9/11 at the Licking Valley Campus.

  • Central KY Area of Extension plans conferences in October

    For the last few years the Central KY Area of Extension has held a Stocker Conference in Lexington. This year the conference will be held Monday, Oct. 1 at the Fayette County Extension Office. During the session programs will deal with health programs, marketing issues, and the upcoming winter feeding program.