AG Edge

Comer Says Farm Bill Implementation On Track

First District Congressman James Comer says he is pleased with the progress toward implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill. During a recent conversation with the News Edge Congressman Comer said he is pleased with the leadership efforts...Read More

Garden Corner – Rain Affects Plant Disease

Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office Rain Affects Plant Disease Plant diseases occur in most gardens; many on a yearly basis, others sporadically.  Why disease occurs often is dependent on weather.  In fact, there are three conditions...Read More

Alan Watts Reports From Washington Watch 2019

A number of interesting speakers discussed issues from trade to conservation during the 2019 National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Washington Watch program in Washington, DC.  News and Farm Director Alan Watts is among the farm broadcasters on...Read More

Garden Corner – Black Spot on Rose

Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office Black Spot on Rose Black spot is the most common cause of defoliation of landscape roses in Kentucky. Black spot is a problem both in greenhouse production and outdoor plantings. Susceptible...Read More

The Garden Corner – Carpenter Bees

Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office Carpenter Bees are Boring Carpenter bees have been very active the last few weeks and residents have been calling alarmed by these large bees flying near eaves.  Quite often it is...Read More

Christian County High FFA Celebrates Achievements

On Tuesday evening, Christian County FFA members and their families gathered at the high school to celebrate all achievements achieved by the students during the school year. This year’s FFA chapter honored the three senior officers Gracey...Read More

Garden Corner – Digger Bees

Kelly Jackson Christian County Extension Office Digger Bees The Extension office receives several calls a year from growers concerned about ground-nesting or digger bees in their gardens. There are many different species of these bees, and while...Read More

Census Of Ag Reports Drop In Number Of Farms

The 2017 Census of Agriculture shows a decline in the number of farms in Christian, Todd and Caldwell Counties, with Trigg County posting an increase. According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service, Christian County had 1,137 farms...Read More

Trigg County 4-H Camp Deadline Extended

The deadline for Trigg County 4-H members to sign up to attend camp this summer has been extended. Trigg County Agriculture Extension Agent Graham Cofield says campers now have until May 10 to sign up. right-click to...Read More