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Winter in Kentucky shifts farm-level actions from manufacturing to preparation.

Taking the time to learn, consider knowledge, and attend informative classes particular to your farm enterprises are vital steps to success.

The following is a listing of upcoming native and regional events coordinated by the Cooperative Extension Service or the commodity associations. Make plans to attend these which are of curiosity to you. Always name the Extension Office at 270-685-8480 for extra info.

The Kentucky Intensive Soybean Management Workshop shall be held on Jan. 12 on the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green. Registration/lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. with the workshop to comply with.

Visit www.kysoy.org for extra info and to register. Kevin Mathews will share his experiences with excessive yields, no-till conservation practices, and subsurface drip irrigation.

The Kentucky Commodity Conference shall be held on Jan. 13 on the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green. Registration closes on Jan. 6. Visit http://www.kycommodityconference.org/ to register and for extra info.

The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Convention is ready for Jan. 13 — 14 on the Central Bank Center in Lexington. Visit https://kycattle.org/convention.html for extra info.

The Rural Life Celebration shall be on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. on the Owensboro Convention Center. Open to the general public, this program is held as a tribute to leaders who serve our group and county-wide fellowship alternative.

The forty eighth Annual Ag Expo shall be held in individual once more on the Owensboro Convention Center on Jan. 26. Three of the breakout classes will qualify for personal pesticide applicator coaching and certification. Visit https://daviess.ca.uky.edu/2022agexpo for extra info.

There shall be three Private Pesticide Applicator Training and Certification lessons on the Daviess County Extension Office; Jan. 27 at 6 p.m., Jan. 28 at 9 a.m., and Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. If it’s worthwhile to verify the expiration date of your present certification, name us at 270-685-8480.

A Pasture Management with High Feed and Fertilizer Cost Meeting shall be held on Feb. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Daviess County Extension Office. A meal shall be offered. Pre-registration is required by calling 270-685-8480. Dr. Chris Teutsch, University of Kentucky Extension Associate Professor and Forage Specialist, will focus on easy methods to put together your pasture fields to yield optimum manufacturing this summer season.

Agriculture Focus on the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster Breakfast on the Owensboro Convention Center shall be on Feb. 3 at 7:30 a.m. This occasion shall be co-sponsored by the Daviess County Cooperative Extension Service and Daviess County Farm Bureau. Visit https://chamber.owensboro.com/ for registration info. Brian Lacefield, Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Agricultural Policy, will focus on how hundreds of thousands of {dollars} of grasp settlement funds have been invested to extend advertising alternatives and web farm revenue for Daviess County farms.

The Daviess County Extension Office will host the 2022 Sprayer School on Feb. 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Topics will embody calibration, nozzles, tank mixing, and climate. This coaching will qualify for personal pesticide applicator coaching and certification.

Lunch shall be offered. Call 270-685-8480 to register. This program needs to be on the calendar of your farm’s sprayer operator. Weeds are more and more tough to kill, drift harm to close by fields is an actual drawback, and herbicide merchandise are briefly provide. This program will enable you to put together for efficient herbicide weed management this 12 months.

Tobacco Production Update and GAP coaching shall be on Feb. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Daviess County Extension Office. A meal shall be offered. Registration is required by calling 270-685-8480. KOAP has listed the price of GAP participation as an eligible expense in CAIP this 12 months.

The 56th National Farm Machinery Show shall be Feb. 16-19 on the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. More info and registration can be found at https://farmmachinery

The February CPH-60 Sale at Kentuckiana Livestock Market is scheduled for Feb. 17. Information, together with well being certification papers, will be discovered on our web site at https://daviess.ca.uky.edu/cph60sale.

The annual Farm City Breakfast, introduced by Daviess County Farm Bureau and Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, shall be Saturday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 a.m. Ticket info shall be out there quickly at https://chamber.owensboro.com/.

Clint Hardy is the agricultural extension agent for the Daviess County Extension Office. He will be reached at 270-685-8480.

Clint Hardy is the agricultural extension agent for the Daviess County Extension Office. He will be reached at 270-685-8480.