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Western Kentucky State Fair board member Darrin Hunt discusses some changes for the 2017 Midsouth Tractor Pulls Friday, June 30, and Saturday, July 1, at the fair.

 




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Eight Trigg County FFA Officers and members were among those from across the state that attended the Kentucky FFA Convention at Rupp Arena in Lexington. 
Christian County FFA State Degree recipients.
Mosquito Prevention Kentucky is home to more than 50 species of mosquitoes. Some can be found
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Hopkinsville FFA member and past President Aaron Stallons will serve as the Kentucky FFA Pennyrile Region Vice-President.  
Tree Borers Are Flying Four serious pests of landscape trees - dogwood borer, bronze birch borer,
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Michael and Stephanie Keller are carrying on a family tradition by raising tobacco.  The Keller's and their family set nearly six acres of tobacco May 20th on the Moore farm near Roaring Springs.
Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles says farmers to need to be on the lookout for possible scams targeting hay buyers and sellers.
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If you grow peach trees and during the summer you noticed red, distorted, thickened leaves that curl up  and then drop off the tree, chances are you have peach leaf curl. 
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Farm owners Steve and Denise Brashears and a number of family members combined efforts recently to set some of their 2017 tobacco crop.  Denise shared some photos with the Ag Edge.
L & H Farms, owned by Bob Lawrence and Mike Hyde, took advantage of great weather this week to set tobacco on one of their farms near the Cerulean Road in
The Christian County FFA recognized members and supporters during their annual banquet Thursday, April 27.
The Hopkinsville Campus at MSU Breathitt Vet Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
The Kentucky Beef Council kicks off grilling season at Hancock's Neighborhood Market.
Skeletonization is a term used to describe how an insect chews away a layer of the soft leaf tissue leaving behind the leaf veins.
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Christian County 4-H and Greenland Farm Owners Joey Pendleton and Diane Wood hosted several hundred
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Congressman James Comer stopped in Hopkinsville for a forum to discuss the proposed Farm Bill. Click for the video. 
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It was Kubota Days at H&R Agri-Power in Hopkinsville. Hot Deals, Famous Hot Dogs and a Great Sale on Kubota products
The cattle at Hill View Farms are ready for spring.
Brad Bolinger presented the Farmer of the Year award to Tobacco Farmer Todd Harton.  
Brian Lacefield presents the Agribusiness of the Year Award to Planters Bank.  
Farmer Joseph Sisk presents the Friend of Agriculture Award to FNB Bank President Brian Lacefield.  
Governor's Office of Ag Policy Director Warren Beeler discussed the State of Agriculture during the annual Salute to Ag Breakfast at the Silo March 21.  
Stephanie Perry of Vinson Farms presented the Monsanto America Grows Communities grant to the Trigg County Hospital Foundation.
Trigg County FFA Advisor Karen Nolcox presented the Outstanding Youth In Agriculture Award to Megan Mitchell.  
County Judge Hollis Alexander presents the Agribusiness of the Year Award to Trigg County Conservation District Assistant Susan Kyler.  
Trigg County Ag Extension Agent Graham Cofield presents the Friend of Agriculture Award to Extension Assistant Gay Ledford.  
The Trigg County Agriculture Committee hosted the annual Ag Appreciation Dinner Tuesday, March 14.  Featured speaker for the dinner was Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Executive Vice President Dave Maples.  
Trigg County 4-Her's prepared their Country Hams at Broadbent Country Hams in Eddyville.
Christian Way Farm is gearing up to open on April 1, 2017. It's springtime at the farm!
P&H Cattle Co. in Eddyville highlighted their locally grown beef with Farm Director Alan Watts.
H & R Agri-Power Hosted Big Red Day showing new equipment for 2017 & 2018. Seminars were given on various pieces of equipment.
FFA Students were treated to a tour of Commonwealth Agri-Energy by Mick Henderson with Alan Watts and Becky Williamson during Agriculture Week.
The Salute to Agriculture Eye-Opener Breakfast at the Silo in Hopkinsville featured a spotlight on Agriculture.
Family, Beef, Current Trends and Farming were the topics of discussion while numerous awards were given at the Trigg County Ag Appreciation Dinner.
It was Farm Safety Day at Seven Springs for local farmers in the area. Topic of discussion was AED's and CPR.
Five Trigg County 4-H Livestock Club members competed in the Kentucky 4-H Skillathon Contest Saturday at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green
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Alan Watts was at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY and he sends these photos. Trigg Co. FFA Chapter was also in attendance.
Alan Watts talks with Robert Alexander of the Hopkinsville Farm Credit Services at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts talks with Joe Powell of Beck's Hydrids at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts continues to be at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville and he sends these pictures.
Alan Watts attended the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville and he brings us these pictures.
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