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  • 4-H’ers: Get ready to go camping

    Spring has sprung and before you know it, summer will be here.  4-H Camp is a great way to fill those lazy summer days. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence, responsibility, have a lot of fun and make many friends.

  • Clean your way to a healthier you

    Many of us would love to work more physical activity into our schedules but between responsibilities at work and home, it can be hard to squeeze it in. The 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week most health and wellness experts recommend may seem impossible.
    Not helping matters are the short days and cold weather associated with winter. Fortunately, spring is upon us and with that comes longer days and warmer weather to encourage more outdoor physical activity. 

  • Healthy Living Garden Series

    Join us this Thursday, March 20, 2014 for the Healthy Living Garden Series at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. Growing your own fruits and vegetables is not only a great way to exercise; it is also a great way to eat. Many fruits and vegetables contain naturally occurring compounds, called antioxidants, which aide in the fight against heart disease, cancer and high blood pressure. I also believe that fresh tastes better!

  • Have you tried Quinoa?
  • Program for nature lovers
  • Remedies for battling colds

    Cold Remedies
    It is not fun to have a cold.  Colds are most common in the winter when the air is dry.  Most of the time, when you have a cold, you have to wait for the virus to pass.  There is no cure for the cold.  There are however, a few things that help your body handle the cold virus.

  • Tips for profitable hay operations, cash for Trimble County farmers

    Okay, I am over the snow and ready for spring!  On the other hand, winter is a good time to think ahead to the growing season that’s not really all that far away. Cash hay sales can be an income source for many farmers. These 10 management tips provided by Darry Lacefield, University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist, can help you generate the most profit from your hay enterprise.
    Do extensive research on the market and your potential customers. Save some bales to show prospective customers or brokers the kind of product you can offer.

  • Tobacco buyout and GAP training
  • Get the most out of a new energy efficient heating or cooling unit

    It’s a common misconception that purchasing a new home heating or cooling unit will automatically lower your energy bills. However, this answer is not always so simple.
    Purchasing a new energy efficient heating or cooling unit should lower your energy bills. However, you may want to ask yourself if your home is prepared to fully realize the potential cost savings of a new energy efficient unit.

  • Watch out for prussic acid or cyanide poisoning

    Our first frost this fall came about two weeks later than normal. Trimble County livestock producers should now be on the alert for prussic acid poisoning. Prussic acid poisoning occurs when livestock graze certain plants that contain cyanide-producing compounds. Such species include, but are not limited to, sorghum, sudangrass, sorghum-sudan hybrids, Johnsongrass, and wild cherry.