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In fields across Hopkins County, a University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service agent is using technology to help farmers increase their bottom line.

“Extension agents look for ways to help producers stay profitable and literally deliver the information they need right to their fingertips,” said Curtis Dame, the county’s agriculture and natural resources extension agent.

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Registration is open for one of the University of Kentucky’s most anticipated grazing education events of the year.

The 2015 Kentucky Grazing School will be May 20-21 at the Woodford County office of the UK Cooperative Extension Service and at UK’s C. Oran Little Research Center, also in Woodford County.

Hosted by extension specialists with the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the program begins both days at 7:30 a.m. EDT and concludes at 5:30 p.m.

ES Good Barn was the site for the Bluegrass Barn Raising, a strategy meeting of farmers,  processors, and distributors for expanding the supply of local foods to institutions.

Come learn the advantages of a well built, properly managed pond April 17-18 at the Franklin County Extension office.

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