AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

Eric Baker
County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources
(606) 723-4557
ebaker@uky.edu

Estill County Extension offers educational opportunities to producers and agribusinessmen on crops, diseases, pest management, farm and business management, risk management, erosion control, livestock management and water quality.  Programs are offered throughout the year.


RESOURCES

Current Newsletter
Kentucky Fruit Facts Newsletter
Ginseng Program Fact Sheet
UK Agriculture Weather http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
GardenData.org
CPH Sales
Farm Purchase Exemptions

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Estill County Cattlemen Association Annual Meeting - November 9th, 7 p.m 

UK Forestry and Wildlife Webinar Series  (all meetings are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise stated)

  • Oct. 26 -  Identifying Kentucky's Trees
  • Nov. 2 - Mushrooms and More from Your Woodlands
  • Nov. 21 - Deer Management 101 (7 p.m.) and Are Your Woodlands Healthy (8 p.m.)
  • Nov. 30 - Sustainable Timber Harvets
  • Dec. 7 - Tree and Log Grading Introduction

Master Loggers can receive one continuing education credit for each of webinars they attend.
Please call 606-723-4557 to register.

Estill Co. Beekeeping Association Meeting - November 20th, 7 p.m.

Madison-Estill Grain Meeting, Thursday, December 7th, 6 p.m.
at the Madison Co. Extension Office, 230 Duncannon Ln., Richmond, KY
Pre-register by calling 606-723-4557 or 859-623-4072


Hay for Sale: Need to purchase squared or rolled hay?   Give us a call and we'll be glad to share the information with potential buyers.  In addition, the Kentucky Dept. of Agr has a hotline that you may want to submit an advertisement.   Call our office for more details.

High Tunnel Webinar Series
Webinars are viewable at the web address listed below. You can watch them at your convenience.
http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CCD/

Cattle Chute available for leasing - call 723-4557 for information
Grain Moisture Testing - call 723-4557 for information
Kentucky Farm Record Books - $6 each
Free Farmer Tax Guides

If anyone has borrowed a soil probe from our office, please don't forget to return it.