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Two major Adair County farm events coming soon

  1. Annual Cattlemen's picnic Saturday, September 16, 2005 at Fairgrounds
  2. Agricultural field day starting at Joe Wheet's farm September 29, 2005

By David Herbst
Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture
The Adair County Cattlemens Association has scheduled their annual picnic for Saturday, September 24, 2005. It will be held at the Adair County Fairgrounds picnic shelter starting at 6:00 p.m.

The Cattlemens Association invites all Adair County cattle producers to the picnic. You do not have to be a member to attend. It does not matter if you are a dairy producer or beef producer, they would like to get as many together as possible. They will be serving rib eye steak sandwiches and hamburgers, with all the trimmings, to all that attend. An array of door prizes will also be available.

If you are a cattle producer, please try to attend the annual picnic on Saturday, September 24th, at 6:00 p.m.

Joint-agency Agricultural Field Day starts at Joe Wheet's farm

The Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, FSA, NRCS, Ky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Ky Division of Forestry, Ky Division of Conservation, and The Nature Conservcy have scheduled an Agriculture Field Day for Thursday, September 29th. The program will start at 4:00 p.m. at Joe Wheets farm and conclude with a sponsored meal at the Adair County Extension office at 5:15 p.m. If you would like to ride from the Adair County Extension office, we are leaving at 3:45 p.m.

Starting at Joe Wheets farm and moving to Lonzo and Steve Foleys farm, producers will have the opportunity to look at practices involved with the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP). After returning to the Adair County Extension office, presentations will be made on Stream Bank Stabilization, AI Synchronization Programs, Corn Silage Variety Tests results, and Agriculture in Canada.

Directions to Joe Wheets farm are from Jamestown St. take Hwy. 80 East for 4.7 miles; turn right onto Otha Bryant Rd. for 0.3 miles; turn right onto Powell Rd. for 0.2 miles; turn left onto White Oak Church Rd. and go approximately 1 mile to the beginning Field Day site.

All agriculture producers are invited to attend, so please mark this date on your calendar.
For more information contact the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service by calling 384-2317; or visit the office located at 409 Fairground St., in Columbia. Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

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