AG Edge

Dealing with Japanese Beetles

Keeping Japanese beetles at bay has been a losing battle for many Kentuckians since its introduction in the state during the 50’s and 60’s. Controlling these pests prove challenging for even the most seasoned gardeners. So what’s...Read More

Two Western Kentucky Farmers Appointed to EPA Committee

Congressman James Comer recently announced Sharon Furches, of Murray, and Davie Stephens, of Wingo, have been appointed to the Environmental Protection Agencies, Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee. Comer stated both of the Western Kentucky farmers will...Read More

Dairy Product Giveaway Coming to Hopkinsville

The Dairy Development Council, the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, and Prarie Farms will come together to offer a dairy product giveaway next week at Christian County High School. According to Christian County Ag Extension Agent Matt Futrell,...Read More

Managing Bagworms

Bagworms, a major pest of evergreen trees and shrubs such as juniper, arborvitae, cedar, pine, and spruce, are starting to hatch and feed. When bagworms are numerous they strip the foliage from plants ultimately leading to their...Read More

VIDEO – Fairview Produce Auction

The produce auction in Fairview sees approximately 400 semi loads of fruits, vegetables and flowers every year. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they have seen an increase in the people interested in local produce. According...Read More

Wheat Yields Uncertain as Harvest Approaches

This years weather pattern has been a challenge for area wheat growers. As harvest draws near there is uncertainty on how this years crop will yield. McClean County Extension Agent David Fourqurean says it will be interesting...Read More