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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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Gardening Tips by Kelly Jackson


“The early bird gets the worm” is not just advice for being more motivated. It also describes the habits of a favorite songbird, the American Robin.
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Model Farm Display


 A model farm display of winter corn harvest scene during wintertime is now displayed in the front lobby of the Commerce Center in Hopkinsville and will be available for viewing through the end of January. Jason Hasert, owner of the Toy Tractor Times

Audio - Rich Morrison Discusses The 2014 Farm Bill


Rich Morrison with Diversified Services discussed critical dates in the 2014 Farm Bill during a seminar Thursday, January 8, in Hopkinsville.  Rich also discussed that information with News and Farm Director Alan Watts.

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.

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.  News and Farm Director Alan Watts was on hand.&

Photo Gallery - Hutson Expo on Saturday


Saturday was Family Day at the Hutson Expo at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. There were peddle tractors, a large inflatable, and a coloring zone where the little kids could color and have fun. There was shopping going on for Christmas, and everyone

Photo Gallery - Farm Bureau Leaders in Trigg County


Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney was joined by the State Farm Bureau Executive Board and Staff during a meeting with the Trigg County Farm Bureau Tuesday, November 18.  

Photo Gallery - Hutson Expo


The 2014 Hutson Expo, November 20-22 at the Bruce Convention Center, featured remarks by Kentucky Ag Commissioner James Comer, a number of seminars, equipment displays and more.  

Photo Gallery - 2014 NAFB Annual Meeting


        The National Association of Farm Broadcasting 71st Annual Meeting was held at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City November 12-14.  News and Farm Director Alan Watts were on hand to provide coverage, along with Intern Allen Humphries.    

Photo Gallery - Christian County Farm Bureau Legislative Dinner


The Christian County Farm Bureau held their annual Legislative Appreciation Dinner Monday, November 10, 2014, at Oakland Manor.  Local officials and State Legislators were among those on hand for the event.
 

4-H Country Ham Auction


The 4-H Students who cured Country Ham as part of their 4-H Projects were raffled off. A portion of the proceeds goes to 4-H to further their cause, but a portion goes to the 4-Her for doing their project. This is a time when people and businesses band together and the country hams sell for thousands of dollars! This is a way to keep the country ham producer lineage alive and growing for the future!

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.

More Than 400 Attend Beef Bash In Princeton


More than 400 beef cattle farmers from across the state of Kentucky received updates about the industry during the annual Beef Bash Thursday in Princeton ...Read More

Photo Gallery - Commonwealth Agri-Energy


It's Farm Safety Week and Alan Watts and the Ag Edge were at Commonwealth Agri-Energy in Hopkinsville to find out about the many facets of the operation of Commonwealth Agri-Energy, and safety features built into the system, and followed by each staff member. Literally tons of corn is processed daily at the plant. While were were there, train cars carrying corn were being loaded, and we got a look at tankers being loaded with E-85. 

Photo Gallery - Cattle Auction at Christian Co. Livestock


The Ag Edge was on hand to capture pictures of the Cattle Auction at Christian County Livestock in Hopkinsville. There were cows, steers, calfs of all kinds and colors beingsold. The food was great and the building was full of energy as the events of today's Auction unfolded. 

Photo Gallery - Christian Co. Livestock Remote


The Ag Edge was at the Christian County Livestock Yard for a Farm Safety Week Remote. We got a bird's eye view of the unloading of cattle, herding them in the gates, and getting them weighed for the sale today. 

Photo Gallery - River Bend Farms


River Bend Farms was busy bushhogging their corn fields getting the soil ready for the next planting. Ag Edge Photographer Dan Dickerson was there to bring you a birds eye view of the process.

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.

H & R Agripower Hosts United Way Fundraising Carnival


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.