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Honey: A Big Black Dog Farm product & next ACGC topic

2014-05-19 - Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener
Beekeeping will be the subject of the next Adair County Garden Club meeting, at 1pmCT, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, with Beth Wilson, Pulaski County Horticulturist, the speaker. The main focus will be on sustaining bees as pollinators - but a big benefit is also honey, like the comb in product ACGS President Donna Jones sold at the Farmers Market on the Square last July. Interest in beekeeping is on the rise in South Central Kentucky. There are two beekeeping clubs, one of which meets in Russell County, the other in Taylor, And Bill Troutwine - a beekeeper, has given CM a tip on one beekeeper who travels with his bees from Adair County to Mississippi to pollinate cotton! We welcome more on that and other beekeeping enterprises. Bees are basic to sustaining the work of the growing truck farming economy in the area. - EW
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Country Western beer Vol. 2 brewed with KY sorghum

2014-05-18 - Mlontgomer Co., KY - Photo KY Dept. of Agriculture
Danny Townsend
, a founding member of Homegrown by Heroes and Appalachia Proud, holds cans of Country Western Volume 2 beer containing sorghum he produced on his Montgomery County farm and bearing the Homegrown by Heroes logo. - Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo
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The Hangar was packed for Fly Me to the Moon

2014-05-18 - Columbia/ Adair County Airport, 735 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY - Photo by Doyle Lloyd The Hangar at the Columbia/Adair County Airport was packed for the fundraiser for the Hillary Hadley Scholarship fund. Over $12,000 was raised on April 25, 2014, to provide scholarships for the selected Adair County High School graduate who chooses to attend Eastern Kentucky University. - Doyle Lloyd
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