Educational Classes: 

Dates and times are tentative and educational offerings are updated frequently, so please check back for additions and/or cancelations .  All meetings will be held at the Shelby County Extension Office unless otherwise noted.

 

January

18  Shelby County Cattlemen’s Association Meeting, Dr. Steve Higgins guest speaker, 7:00 pm

20  BQCA Training, 9:00 am

26  Small Ruminant Series, 6:00 pm

27  Veterinary Emergency 101, 6:00 pm

 

February

2  Small Ruminant Series, 6:00 pm

9  Small Ruminant Series, 6:00 pm

16 Farmers Market Guidelines/KCARD Update, 6:00 pm

17 BQCA Training, 6:00 pm

23 Rooted in Shelby Membership Meeting, 6:00 pm

 

March

Hort & Ag Advisory Council Meeting, 6:00 pm

9  BQCA Certification, 9:00 am

10 Direct Marketing Short Course, 6:00 pm

14 BQCA Certification, 6:00 pm

17 Introduction to Forages and Pasture Management Class, 6 pm

22 Farmers Market Scales Inspection & Certification - drop off scales at Extension Office on Monday, March 21st and pick up after noon on Tuesday

30 Small Ruminant Parasite Management Using Fecal Egg Counts, 6 pm

April

Equine Equpment Field Day, 10:00 am, Flying Cross Farm 9220 West US Hwy 42, Goshen, KY

13 PBPT (Vegetable GAP) Training, 6 pm

14 BQCA Certification, 9 am

May

4   X10D Cattle Management Software Training, 6 pm

14  Rooted In Shelby Pop-Up Market 9 am - 1 pm

Rooted In Shelby

Rooted in Shelby

              Rooted in Shelby members should plan to attend a membership meeting on Wednesday, February 23rd at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office.   

            - Rooted In Shelby Pop-Up Market May 14th 9 am - 1 pm

 

CAIP Educational Requirements

For those who need BQCA training in order to receive CAIP funding, there are Four upcoming opportunities:  January 20 at 9 a.m., February 17 at 6 p.m., March 9 at 9 p.m. or March 14 at 6 p.m.  Please call to register for any of these sessions.

Remember, most educational classes will be scheduled through March to early April.  Please don’t wait until the last minute to attend a class!

 

 

Shelby County Good Neighbors Farm Tour

Good Neighbors Farm Tour

The 2022 Shelby County Good Neighbors Farm Tour will return on Saturday, September 17th! More information will be shared in the coming months.

last year’s tour was held Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. (Thank you to everyone who participated and made the 2021 farm tour a success!)

If you are interested in being a host farm, or know someone whose farm would make a great addition to the tour, please let us know.  You can email Corinne at corinne.belton@uky.edu or call  633-4593.

If you would love to help plan the Farm Tour or be involved in putting together the gift baskets or promoting the tour, please consider joining the Farm Tour Committee.  This committee meets approximately three times per year to plan the Tour.  We welcome new input and the committee has a lot of fun recruiting and visiting new farms for the tour each year!  Call 633-4593 for more information about helping out with the Good Neighbors Farm Tour.