STANFORD - The annual Farmer-Lender-Extension Field Day is scheduled for Thursday at the Elsie Butcher farm on Ky. 78 three miles west of Stanford.
The hosts will be Butcher and her tenants, Don and Dwayne Cooper. The program is conducted by the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service.
Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m., and tours and educational programs begin at 5 p.m.
Demonstration and test plots will be viewed, and UK extension specialists will discuss recommended practices for greater income.
Topics include pasture fertilization, stockpiling pasture, tobacco nitrogen use, blue mold control, cattle weaning and full cow management. In addition, discussions will he held on the tobacco buyout and cost-share opportunities.
A beef dinner will be served, and door prizes will be given courtesy of area agricultural leaders, including Ag Credit, Farm Credit Services, Farmers National Bank, First Southern National Bank, and PBK Bank. All farm families and agricultural industry representatives are encouraged to attend. Call the extension office at (606) 365-2447 to make meal reservations.