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Life Around The Farm

Snow in the Country
Photo By Angela Norfleet Comperry

Garden Corner by Kelly Jackson


Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office What to Plant So, have you done much to your garden this spring? One of the Master Gardeners recently told me she had just finished applying a thick layer of insulating organic mulch to protect her plants

Photo Gallery - United Southern Bank Ag Luncheon


There was a great turnout out at the 2nd Annual Ag Appreciation Luncheon hosted by United Southern Bank. 
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Photo Gallery - Farm Safety Day


It was Farm Safety Day at Seven Springs Farms. There were Staff members there of Seven Springs Farms, FFA Students from Trigg County High School and farmers from around the area.

Photo Gallery - H & R Agri-Power Pancake Breakfast


A large crowd braved rain and cold temperatures Saturday, February 21, to attend the annual H & R Pancake Breakfast.  WKDZ News and Farm Director Alan Watts helped kick the event with a live broadcast.  
Blue Spruce

Gardening Tips by Kelly Jackson


The recent weather event reminds me how great evergreens look with snow-laden branches.
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Photo Gallery - 95th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Meeting


Kentucky Farm Bureau members held the 95th Annual Meeting December 3-6 at the Galt House in Louisville.  

Audio - 2015 National Farm Machinery Show


The 2015 National Farm Machinery Show is underway at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
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Cattlemen's Scholarships Available


Christian County Cattlemen's Association releases Scholarship Information and Application.
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Photo Gallery - National Farm Machinery Show


The National Farm Machinery Show celebrates the 50th anniversary at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.  News and Farm Director Alan Watts is on hand.

Agriculture Eye Opener Breakfast Coming Up


The Annual Salute to Agriculture Eye Opener Breakfast is March 18, 2015 which is also National Agriculture Day. 
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Gardening Tips by Kelly Jackson


Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office Protecting Trees from Rabbits and Rodents   Rabbits and rodents can cause injury to the thin bark and twigs of young trees. When snow covers food sources normally sought during winter,
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Pruning Brambles

Gardening Tips by Kelly Jackson


Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office Pruning Free Standing Brambles   Bramble is the common name for the genus Rubus which includes raspberries, blackberries and their hybrids and cultivars. The term bramble is used
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Photo Gallery - Wilford Lancaster


Mr. Wilford Lancaster retires after serving 58 years of service to the Agriculture Industry. Friends and customers came to Hutson Ag to show their support of his services all these years.

Photo Gallery - Rich Morrison Discusses 2014 Farm Bill


Rich Morrison with Diversified Services discussed critical deadlines associated with 2014 Farm Bill Thursday, January 8, at the Holiday Inn in Hopkinsville.  The event was sponsored by John Berry with Diversified Services.

Farm Safety Week - Joey Rodgers - Commonwealth Agri-Energy


Working on the farm or at an ethanol plant have more similarities than one might think.
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Photo Gallery - Hal Fennel Memorial Tractor Plow Day


A large crowd turned out Saturday, September 27, 2014 for the Hal Fennel Memorial Tractor Pull.  Drivers brought tractors from as far away as Golconda, IL and Marietta, GA.  Check out photos from Ag Edge photographer Susan Watts.
 

Farm Safety - Jay Stone - Christian County Extension Office


Harvest time is upon us, and it’s a time of year that all farmers look forward to.

Farm Safety Week - Max Armstrong - Farm Progress Radio Network


Most all of us can recall the accident. It is hard to forget a tragedy when it occurs in our community.
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Farm Safety Week - Kelly Jackson - Christian County Extension Office


Each year more than 235,000 people are treated for injuries from lawn and garden tools.
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Farm Safety Week - Keith Todd - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet


John died on May 15, 2003. John was 62. With the exception of 4 years spent in the Air Force, he had been a farmer all of his life.
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Farm Safety Week - Jason Outland - Hopkinsville Elevator


Agriculture in Christian, Todd, and Trigg County means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.
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Photo Gallery - H & R Agri-Power Farm Safety Remote


H & R Agri-Power talked about Farm Safety today during Farm Safety Week. Several points were covered from motorists being careful to watch for heavy equipment/machinery on the road moving from location to location as well as individual safety on different kinds of machinery. The Ag Edge captured new and used equipment as well as their courteous, friendly and knowledgeable staff at work.

Photo Gallery - Planting Winter Canola


Joseph Sisk and his staff planted Canola on Sisk Farms in South Christian and Trigg Counties in mid-September.  Ag Edge photographer Susan Watts is following the Canola crop through the season.

Photo Gallery - H & R Agripower United Way Fundraiser


H & R Agripower hosted a United Way fundraising carnival Wednesday, September 17.  The carnival featured hot dogs cooked by Sam Cherry, snow cones and games.  Ag Edge photographer Susan Watts shares some of the highlights.

 

Photo Gallery - Kubota Days at H & R Agri-Power in Hopkinsville


Kubota Days was held at H & R Agri-Power in Hopkinsville. Alan Watts and George the Sock Monkey were there to talk about the amazing Kubota lineup of Commercial and Home mowers, and the Kubota lineup of products.

Photo Gallery - Simmental Cattle On Hillview Farm In Herndon


Ag Edge photographer Susan Watts shares some photos of Simmental cattle herd on Hillview Farms in Herndon.  Among the three new baby calves is at least one calf that was the result of embryo transfer technology.
 

Photo Gallery - 2014 Trigg Co. Progressive Farm Safety Day


The Trigg County Progressive Farm Safety Day 2014 was held at the Mize Farm in Trigg County. This event was made possible by Trigg County Farm Bureau Federation, R.B. Farms and Hancock's Neighborhood Market.

Photo Gallery - Cutting Dark Tobacco at Blackpatch Farms


Blackpatch farms was cutting dark tobacco later in the day so the tobacco would not burn in the sun. The crew walked through the tobacco, carefully laying it down after it was cut to avoid breaking any leaves off the plants. The Ag Edge was there to bring you a glimpse of this process.