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NICK ROY: Adair Cattlemen’s Association to meet Monday

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The Adair County Cattlemen’s Association will hold their next meeting on Monday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service. All cattle owners (members and non-members) are highly encouraged to attend. 

2022 has thrown a lot of obstacles in the way of cattle producers including high fuel, fertilizer and feed costs. Couple those challenges with drought conditions this summer and the result is a challenging winter awaiting cattle producers.

Guest speakers including UK Ag Economist Dr. Kenny Burdine and UK Beef Specialist Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler will be on hand discussing market outlooks, budgeting for winter feeding, and strategies to winter cattle and forage considerations. A complimentary meal will be provided.

Cattle producers wishing to attend should RSVP by calling the County Extension Office at (270) 384-2317.

CAIP applications available starting Aug. 8

The Adair County Cattlemen’s Association has been approved by the Kentucky Office of Agriculture Policy to offer the County Agriculture Investment Program. Applications will be available beginning Aug. 8 at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until noon and 1-4:30 p.m. 

Additional details and copies of application materials may also be found online here.

Applications must be submitted no later than Aug. 26  by 4:30 p.m. at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, located at 409 Fairgrounds Street in Columbia.

A Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Plan (AWQP) is a prerequisite to the application for CAIP. Plans may be completed online or by using a paper form. Paper forms may be picked up at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service. 

Instructions for completing the AWQP plan online may be found here.

Either the complete plan or a self-certification form for which the CAIP funding is requested shall be submitted with application.

For more information, contact the Adair County Extension Office at 270-384-2317.

Educational programs of Kentucky Cooperative Extension serve all people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity.

This post is brought to you as part of our Adair Drug Tuesday.

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