U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2016 crop year.
As part of the Kentucky State Nature Preserve’s 40th anniversary celebration, there will be a special plaque dedication in Harrison County this Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. The plaque commemorates the donation of the 110-acre Quiet Trails Nature Preserve to the state by Bill and Martha Wiglesworth in 1991.
The plaque unveiling will take place at Quiet Trails, located on Pugh’s Ferry Road. Family and friends are invited to attend.
We cannot control the weather but we can control what our tomatoes eat, so to speak. At planting time, we prepare the soil with composted hen manure and a little organic fertilizer; we also mulch around the plants immediately in order to moderate soil moisture and to prevent the spread of soil-borne diseases.
This year our work at building healthy soil has paid off because the tomatoes are thriving. Some folks have not been as lucky as the rain poured down earlier in the season.
While the skill and love of local Project Linus quilters are free, the materials they use to give warm smiles to children in need are typically not. To help support the efforts of the North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus, the chapter is holding a yard sale.