July 24, 2014

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4-H empowers young leaders Print E-mail

Kentucky 4-H has long focused on equipping youth with the skills they need to be successful leaders of tomorrow. Results of a recent test show that we have had significant success helping young people reach their leadership potential.

Gluten-free is not for everyone Print E-mail

Recent publicity about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet has led to misconceptions about gluten and its role in weight loss. As a consequence, many individuals without gluten intolerance are following a gluten-free diet.

Calving ease and disposition Print E-mail

Important aspects in bull selection

When deciding on a new bull for your cattle operation, remember that there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Buying a bull that fits your needs and operation is very important and decisions will be different for every farm.

PC 4-H receives funding from statewide program Print E-mail

Kentucky 4-H councils to acquire share of funds from “Ag Tag” donations

In February, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer asked farmers across the Commonwealth to step-up and make the “Ag Tag” donation. For the second time, the proceeds from voluntary donations to the Agricultural Program Trust fund would be divided equally among 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud. Farmers had the option to donation $10 when they renewed their license plates in March.

Homemakers celebrate KEHA Week Oct. 13 -19 Print E-mail

The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) is a volunteer organization that works to improve the quality of life for families and communities through leadership development, volunteer service and education.  The organization was developed in cooperation with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.  Across the state, County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences work closely with KEHA members and clubs to provide educational programming and coordinate community activities.

P.C. Youth Celebrate National 4-H Week Print E-mail

More than six million young people across the country today will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. Pendleton County 4-H leverages National 4-H Week to celebrate the great things that the 4-H youth development program offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H young people who each day work to a make a positive impact on their community.

Comer tells Conway to stop threatening Ky. farmers Print E-mail

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer today stood up to Attorney General Jack Conway when the commonwealth’s top law enforcement official issued an opinion stating that Kentucky farmers who attempt to grow industrial hemp in Kentucky will put themselves at risk of arrest and prosecution.

Clean-up paper clutter Print E-mail

Despite our best attempts at home organization, many of us are constantly bombarded with paper. Paper is the most common type of clutter. When you think about it, this is not really surprising considering the amount of junk mail, bills, coupons, completed schoolwork and publications that many of us have lying on tables or stuffed in drawers at our homes.

2013 country ham dinner conclusion to a great year! Print E-mail

Pendleton County hosted its third Annual Pendleton County 4-H Country Ham Auction on September 13, 2013. There were seven 4-Hers that participated in the 4-H country ham project for 2013. Each participant received two hams in January and was responsible for rubbing the cure mix on the hams and getting them hung up. They cleaned their hams in May and rehung them in clean socks until August.

Composting puts fall leaves to good use Print E-mail

As the fall season progresses, many folks obtain large amounts of leaves and other yard wastes that need to be removed from their property.  Composting is a practice that is beneficial to the environment and at the same time allows property owners to get rid of these different yard wastes in an effective manner.


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