Ag Calendar  

Regional Beef Field Day - September 21, 2019

Hosted by St. Clair Farms, 13899 Falls of Rough Road, Falls of Rough, Kentucky  40119

Vendors & Registration:  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Educational sessions (4 total) - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dinner:  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Must RSVP by September 6th

Qualifies for CAIP

Hay Sampling Program - October 7 & 8, 2019

Open to Grayson County Residents

First 25 people will receive FREE samples.  There will be a $25 fee for samples AFTER the first 25.

Agent will contact farmers to set up visits before program. 

Deadline:  Monday, September 30, 2019

Grayson County Small Ruminant Profit School

Classes held on Tuesday's beginning at 5:30 p.m., CST, on the following schedule:

October 15 - Sheep & Goat Industry in KY, Marketing Tips, Understanding Market Reports

October 22 - Breeds of Sheep & Goats, Facilities & Fencing, Guardian Animals

October 29 - Health Management, Foot Rot & Hoof Trimming, Reading Feed Tag, Nutrient Requirements

November 5 - Feeding Needs, Quality Assurance, Parasite Management

November 12 - Reproduction, Genetics & Selection, Birthing Difficulties

November 19 - Care for Newborns, Mating Systems, Annual Prodution Systems

Space is limited for this free class series, and you must register in advance by October 8th by calling (270) 259-3492. 

Private Pesticde Applicator Trainings

November 7 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

December 5 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Advanced registration is required by calling (270) 259-3492.

The Grayson County Farmer's Market is Open!

The Farmer's Market is now open for business with fresh, home-grown produce!  Market vendors are selling at the Indian Hills Shopping Center parking lot location on Mill Street in Leitchfield, off of HIghway 62.  Market selling days are on Wednesday's & Saturday's from 6:30 a.m. to sell out, which is generally by 12:00 noon. All growers at the Market are registered with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture & sell Kentucky Proud products.  Their farms have been inspected for cleanliness, proper handling of foods & they are producing their vegetables as natural as possible.  Both Senior & WIC Vouchers are accepted at the Grayson County Farmer's Market.