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Christian County first graders know more about what happens on the farm thanks to Four-H Farm Days at Greenland Farms ...Read More
Christian County 4-H and Greenland Farm Owners Joey Pendleton and Diane Wood hosted several hundred
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United States Senator Rand Paul says he is looking forward to the confirmation of Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue ...Read More
Fireflies evoke memories of a childhood chase. You’d catch one in your hand and wait to see the flickering light
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Here are the results from sale at Christian County Livestock Market, April 19, 2017.  The information was provided by James Flood. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Christian County Livestock Market Hopkinsville, KY Weigh In Sale Receipts: 210   Co
Gardening, in one form or another, is often described as one of the most popular hobbies in the United States.
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Congressman James Comer stopped in Hopkinsville for a forum to discuss the proposed Farm Bill. Click for the video. 
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It was Kubota Days at H&R Agri-Power in Hopkinsville. Hot Deals, Famous Hot Dogs and a Great Sale on Kubota products
The cattle at Hill View Farms are ready for spring.
 
is a common disease that can cause substantial injury to apple and crabapple trees. Primary problems occur as spots on leaves and ma
Brad Bolinger presented the Farmer of the Year award to Tobacco Farmer Todd Harton.  
Brian Lacefield presents the Agribusiness of the Year Award to Planters Bank.  
Farmer Joseph Sisk presents the Friend of Agriculture Award to FNB Bank President Brian Lacefield.  
Governor's Office of Ag Policy Director Warren Beeler discussed the State of Agriculture during the annual Salute to Ag Breakfast at the Silo March 21.  
Stephanie Perry of Vinson Farms presented the Monsanto America Grows Communities grant to the Trigg County Hospital Foundation.
Trigg County FFA Advisor Karen Nolcox presented the Outstanding Youth In Agriculture Award to Megan Mitchell.  
County Judge Hollis Alexander presents the Agribusiness of the Year Award to Trigg County Conservation District Assistant Susan Kyler.  
Trigg County Ag Extension Agent Graham Cofield presents the Friend of Agriculture Award to Extension Assistant Gay Ledford.  
The Trigg County Agriculture Committee hosted the annual Ag Appreciation Dinner Tuesday, March 14.  Featured speaker for the dinner was Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Executive Vice President Dave Maples.  
During National Ag Appreciation Week, Farm Director Alan Watts had the chance to take a special look at Christian Way Farms. Click for the video. 
Trigg County 4-Her's prepared their Country Hams at Broadbent Country Hams in Eddyville.
As a part of National Ag Appreciation Week, News and Farm Director Alan Watts, along with some FFA students stopped in at Commonwealth Agri Energy. Click for the video. 
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Christian Way Farm is gearing up to open on April 1, 2017. It's springtime at the farm!
During National Ag Appreciation Week, Farm Director Alan Watts was on the road at P & H Cattle Company and had the chance to talk to them about their ground beef. Click for the video. 
P&H Cattle Co. in Eddyville highlighted their locally grown beef with Farm Director Alan Watts.
H & R Agri-Power Hosted Big Red Day showing new equipment for 2017 & 2018. Seminars were given on various pieces of equipment.
FFA Students were treated to a tour of Commonwealth Agri-Energy by Mick Henderson with Alan Watts and Becky Williamson during Agriculture Week.
The University of Kentucky held an emergency wheat freeze school at the U.K. Research and Education Center in Princeton. Click for video. 
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An Emergency Wheat Seminar was held to learn more about possible damage to wheat due to the weather.
The Salute to Agriculture Eye-Opener Breakfast at the Silo in Hopkinsville featured a spotlight on Agriculture.
Part of the fun of gardening is trying new plants with an unusual shape or color. But with limited
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Family, Beef, Current Trends and Farming were the topics of discussion while numerous awards were given at the Trigg County Ag Appreciation Dinner.
Perennial flowers are hardy plants occupying permanent places in landscapes. 
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United Southern Bank held its Agriculture Appreciation Day in Pembroke with lots of Barbeque and Ice Cream.
Color is a powerful tool in making a garden dramatic. Here are several thoughts regarding the effective use of color in your garden.
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Kissing bugs are in news stories that imply the bugs are recent discoveries. However, these insects are relatively widespread. 
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It was Farm Safety Day at Seven Springs for local farmers in the area. Topic of discussion was AED's and CPR.
The Trigg County FFA officers and advisors Karen Nolcox and Jodi P'Pool kicked off National FFA Week with a vist on the WKDZ Country Club.   
Five Trigg County 4-H Livestock Club members competed in the Kentucky 4-H Skillathon Contest Saturday at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green
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Alan Watts was at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY and he sends these photos. Trigg Co. FFA Chapter was also in attendance.
Alan Watts talks with Robert Alexander of the Hopkinsville Farm Credit Services at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts talks with Joe Powell of Beck's Hydrids at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts continues to be at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville and he sends these pictures.
Alan Watts attended the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville and he brings us these pictures.
Alan Watts talks with the President of H&R Agri-Power Wayne Hunt at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Max Armstrong talks with Alan Watts at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts talks with Kent Boyd, President of the Kentucky Farm Bureau during the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Josh Jackson with the University of Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture talks with Alan Watts at the National Farm Machinery Show.  
Alan Watts talks with Ross Morgan at the National Farm Macinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts talks with the Christian County FFA during the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Alan Watts talked with Lori and Ty Young at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  
Soon you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2017 vegetable-growing season.
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It's always a big day when FFA Tractor Day takes place at Christian County High School. Click for video of the tractors.
News and Farm Director Alan Watts recently talked with Orion Samuelson about agriculture and his legendary career in farm broadcasting.  Samuelson was recently the featured speaker at the Murray State University Soybean Promotion Day sponsored by the
A large crowd of farmers and members of the agribusiness community listened to farm broadcasting legend Orion Samuelson and DTN Market Analyst Darin Newsome Tuesday, January 24. 
The UK Winter Wheat Meeting was held at the Bruce Convention Center. New information on products, trends and research were discussed for the coming year.
Recently the Ag Edge visited with Greg George about his farm operations and his fresh locally grown pork and we took these pictures.
The2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting featured 2,000 members from all part of the state converging on the Galt House in Louisville.
World Livestock Auction Chairman Andy White spoke with News and Farm Director Alan Watts at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting annual meeting in Kansas City.
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Carl Horne with Farm Credit Services discusses with News and Farm Director Alan Watts agricultural opportunities for young people.  
The North American International Livestock Expo attracted a large crowd of exhibitors during the 42nd year.  Ag Edge photographer Susan Watts shares some photo highlights.  
Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dineen says he is looking forward to the leadership of new Board Chairman Mick Henderson, who manages Commonwealth Agri Energy in Hopkinsville.
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The members of the Kentucky Ag Leadership group made a number of stops in western Kentucky October 26 - 29.  News and Farm Director Alan Watts caught up with the group at Riverbend Farms and Harton Tobacco Farm Wednesday, October 26.
News and Farm Director Alan Watts spent time Friday, October 28, 2016 on Associated Farms near Mesa, Arizona.
News and Farm Director Alan Watts is among six professional ag journalist and more than fifty college students from across the country particpating in the 2016 Biotech University. 
Farm Director Alan Watts had a unique hands on experience during the annual Plow Day event. Click here for the video.
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2016 Antique Tractor Plow Day photos by Susan Watts
Cundiff Farms was the Host for Plow Day 2016. There was plenty of conversation about tractors and plowing.
Cundiff Farms was the Host for Plow Day 2016. There was plenty of conversation about tractors and plowing.
More than 50 displays make up the 2016 Todd County Bale Trail.  Click here to see some of the displays.
Cloudy skies and a slight chance of rain did not hamper the crowd attending the 2016 Todd County Harvest Festival in Elkton.  Click here to see photos by Susan Watts
Drew Estate Cigars hosted the third Kentucky Barnsmoker event at Garnett Farms on John Rives Road Saturday, October 1, 2016.  Click here to see photos by Susan Watts.
The Drew Estate Kentucky Barnsmoker event took place recently at Garnett Farms. Click here to take a look at the video. 
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During the Kentucky Barnsmokers event, those in attendance got to hear about how the "Cigars for Warriors" program came into being. Click below for the video. 
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One of the highlights of the 2nd Annual Hopkinsville Antique Tractor and Small Engine Show at Cherokee Park was the Parade of Power.  The parade was led by the WKDZ-WHVO Ag Edge vehicle.
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