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Homeownership historically has been a key component of the “America Dream” and there is no dispute a segment of the U.S. population struggles to achieve it. As that gap widens and the supply of affordable housing shrinks, what does the future hold for those attempting to enter the housing ma…

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The much anticipated Hardin County Agriculture Investment Program, or CAIP Grant, now is available. Applications can be picked up and returned from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. from Jan. 11 to 31 at the Hardin County Extension Service at 111 Opportunity Way in Elizabethtown.

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Many of us have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of this new year. However, setting a big or bold new year’s resolution may not feel quite right for 2021. In fact, a recent New York Times article suggested “This Year, Try Downsizing Your Resolutions.” We could not agree more, especially i…

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Today’s manufacturing looks far different than it did merely a decade ago. New, innovative technology, pioneering machinery and advanced robotics have translated to faster and higher quality production of the items we use every day.

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Mexico-based manufacturer Metalsa is adding 300 new jobs to its Elizabethtown location, the company announced today in a news release.

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This is Dr. Kenny Burdine’s latest cattle market update. As we push into winter, he wants to review what drives fall calf markets and discuss those factors in 2020.

The soybean cyst nematode, a microscopic roundworm that feeds on soybean roots, is responsible for more yield and monetary losses each year than any other pathogen in Kentucky. It also is a pathogen that hides in fields, with growers possibly never seeing the signs of its existence.

As we close out the year 2020 it only is natural to pause and reflect on the past 365 days. This has been a year for the record books. We will be retelling stories to our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the lessons below we have learned.

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A Secret Santa exchange around the office or with friends and family can be fun. But gift exchanges among online acquaintances you haven’t met, that’s different and could carry some consequences.

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As 2020 ends, more people than ever got a new home for Christmas. It was a crazy year in so many ways, it is hard to focus on a sole sector, but housing deserves special attention because of its massive impact on the U.S. Economy and local communities.

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Now is the time to scout your wheat fields for growth stage and plant density before the wheat goes into winter dormancy. Knowing the growth stage and overall plant density now can help you prepare for possible issues in the spring.

Finally, 2021 has almost arrived. While there is lots to be optimistic about next year, the holiday season is no time to let your guard down when it comes to your finances. Unfortunately, scammers capitalize on times of crisis, so fraudsters have ramped up activity in 2020.

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People are predicted to spend slightly less than $1,000 each this holiday season on friends and loved ones, according to the National Retail Federation. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most consumers are expected to do some or all of their holiday shopping online, which involves certain risks.

Dr. Chris Teutsch, UK Extension forage specialist located at Princeton, recently shared the following article on how you can optimize your existing forage resources.

If there is one industry that stands to represent 2020, it is undoubtedly healthcare. As the United States and the entire world came face to face with a deadly pandemic this year, doctors, nurses and others in the healthcare field have shown up and saved lives.