Bullitt County Events

 

BC Cattlemen’s Association Monthly Meeting - Meet Dr. Burdine, UK Ag Economist to get an update on the KY beef market. Join local beef producers every second Tuesday of the month to learn new techniques in herd management and earn educational credits to meet KY Ag Development Fund and Beef Quality and Care Assurance requirements.

Tues. Aug 9, 2022 & Sept 13, 2022 – 7:00 PM - Bullitt County Extension, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY

 

Eat Your Own Mushrooms - Join Bullitt County Horticulture and Agriculture and Natural Resources Agents for an educational program on foraging for culinary mushrooms and growing your own culinary mushrooms. Call 502-543-2257 to Register.

Fri. Sept 9, 2022 – 6:00 PM - Bullitt County Extension, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY

 

Beginning Farmer Class Series - Spencer County and Bullitt County will be working together this fall to bring a three-part class series for beginning farmers of all ages. See Page 5 and RSVP online for more up-to-date details: https://bit.ly/BeginningFarmerClass22

Thur. Sept 15, 2022 – TBD - Spencer County Extension, 100 Oak Tree Way, Taylorsville, KY

 

Central KY Shepherds and Goatherds Field Day - Sheep and goat producers will gather at Christy Mulhall’s farm off Bardstown Road near Broad Run Park in Louisville on Sept 22 at 5:30 PM. We will learn how to do body condition scoring, hoof trimming, and FAMACHA checks for animal health. RSVP Online or call our front office to RSVP with Julie or Chloe at 502-543-2257. Exact location and details will follow.

Thurs. Sept 22, 2022 – 5:30 PM - Louisville, KY - REGISTER: https://bit.ly/SheepGoatFieldDay9-22

 

Private Applicators’ License Renewal- Are you spraying restricted-use pesticides? Is your private applicator’s license up-to-date? Come renew your license before the Soil Conservation Meeting in September!

Mon. Sept 26, 2022 – 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Bullitt County Extension, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY

 

BC Beekeepers Association Monthly Meeting - Join local beekeepers every second Wednesday of the month to learn techniques in hive management, integrated pest management, and more.

Wed. Aug 10, 2022 & Sept 14, 2022 – 7:00 PM - Bullitt County Extension, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY

 

 Regional and Online Events

 

Basics of poultry genetics – Small and Backyard Flocks Extension Webinar

Tues. Aug 2, 2022 – 3:00 PM – ONLINE: https://bit.ly/PoultryExtEvents

 

From the Woods Today - Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources discussion on the Tree of the Week, American Chestnuts, & Tree Snap.

Wed. Aug 3, 2022 – 11:00 AM - ONLINE: https://bit.ly/WoodsToday

 

X10D Cattle Management Software - X10D is a program designed to provide participants with modern practices with herd health, breeding, feeding/forage management, and record keeping at your fingertips. Meal will be provided at 5:30. Please RSVP by Aug 2, 2022 to the Henderson County Extension office (270) 826 -8387 or the Union County Extension office (270) 389 -1400.

Tues. Aug 9, 2022 – 6:00 PM - Henderson County Expo Center

 

From the Woods Today - Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources discussion on wildlife sounds.

Wed. Aug 10, 2022 – 11:00AM - ONLINE: https://bit.ly/WoodsToday

 

KFGC/RCARS Summer Field Day - Registration for this Twilight Tour will begin at 5:30 with a Meal at 6:00, tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tour options include - Forage Cutting Heights, Weed Control in Hayfields, Frost Seeding Clovers, Crabgrass for Forage, Novell Fescue, Tomato/Cut Flowers, Fall Cabbage, Finishing Beef Cattle on a Small Scale, Hemp Trials, Sweet Potato Slip Production, and Other Seasonal Options. This tour will have CAIP Educational Hours eligible. Register at https://bit.ly/RCARSSumField

Thurs. Aug 11, 2022 – 5:30 PM - UK Robinson Center, Jackson, KY

 

KY Woodland Owners Short Course Field Tour - Learn more about your woods, wildlife, and more. Register at https://bit.ly/UKYwosc

Sat. Aug 13, 2022 – 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Berea College Forest

From the Woods Today - Dept. of Forestry & Natural Resources discussion on Cook Wild: Squirrel, Asian Long Beetle, & Lingering Ash.

Wed. Aug 17, 2022 – 11:00 AM - ONLINE: https://bit.ly/WoodsToday

 

From the Woods Today - Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources discussion on plant selection and what an Extension Agent does.

Wed. Aug 24, 2022 – 11:00 AM - ONLINE: https://bit.ly/WoodsToday   

 

BugFest and Fall Plant Sale - Join Bernheim for BugFest, their annual celebration of insects and their relatives, at the Bernheim Visitor Center. Children and their families will go buggy exploring live critters at the insect zoo in, and at, the naturalist -led Discovery Stations. Bug -themed crafts and games for all ages will be offered throughout the day. Don’t miss the parade of bugs or Eat-A-Bug. Also browse Bernheim’s annual Fall Plant Sale. All plants are suitable for north central KY growing. More Info: https://bit.ly/BernheimBugfest

Sat. Aug 27, 2022 – All day - Bernheim Forest, Clermont, KY

 

From the Woods Today - Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources discussion on how insects find food and upcoming programs.

Wed. Aug 31, 2022 – 11:00 AM ONLINE: https://bit.ly/WoodsToday

 

Breeding purebred poultry – Small and Backyard Flocks Extension Webinar

Tues. Sep 6, 2022 – 3:00 PM – ONLINE: https://bit.ly/PoultryExtEvents

CONNECT At Bernheim - CONNECT is a collision of art, music, science, and technology around Bernheim’s Lake Nevin at night. Artists, scientists, naturalists, progressive thinkers, and innocent bystanders unite in this celebration of creativity and technology – informed, infused, and surrounded by nature. CONNECT at Bernheim is a grand invitation for all to experiment, play, dance, and dream. Open to the public. Spontaneous art, drum circles, light sculptures, and musical performances from renowned artists along with hands -on art and science activities. Food trucks, beer, and wine vendors, and the mud play zone attract visitors of all ages.
https://bit.ly/BernheimConnect22
Wed. Sept 10, 2022 – Bernheim Forest, Clermont, KY

Farm to Table Harvest Festival - Enjoy the 2022 Farm to Table Harvest Festival presented by Farm Bureau in the heart of Mt. Washington. Proceeds donated to Bullitt County CASA and Bullitt County Young Farmers Scholarship fund. General admission $100 per person. Make all checks payable to Bullitt County Farm Bureau (BCFB). Tickets on sale until August 22nd, 2022. To purchase tickets call: (502)543 -2320. https://bit.ly/TravelBullitt

Sat. Sept 10, 2022 – Shepherdsville, KY

 

Fall 2022 Kentucky Grazing School - Helping producers learn the newest grazing methods with classroom and hands -on learning. More information available at https://bit.ly/UKYForages or 270-365-7541

Tues. Sept 13, 2022 and Wed. Sept 14, 2022 – Woodford County Extension Office, Versailles, KY

 

OAK Field Day: No -Till Organic Market Gardening - Join the Organic Association of Kentucky for a discussion of no -till market gardening at Rough Draft Farmstead where we can see the many different techniques and styles of no and low tillage production that can be implemented in our region. From cover cropping to mulching, living pathways and small-scale composting, Rough Draft Farmstead is an excellent place to get an in -depth look at all the options available to improve soil health on a production scale.

Tues. Sept 13, 2022 – 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Rough Draft Farmstead, Lawrenceburg, KY

 

Eastern Native Grass Symposium - This year's Symposium will feature two days of speakers and poster presentations, as well as a full day of field trips. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered for landscape architects and certified crop advisors.
https://bit.ly/UKYForageNGS22

Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 – Thurs. Oct. 6, 2022 – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - The Galt House, Louisville, KY

 

OAK Field Day: Multi -Species Cover Cropping, Integrated Grazing, and Soil Health in Row Crop Production - For nearly 20 years, John Beiler and his family have managed their 200 acres of hay, corn, and dairy cattle production. In the past decade, they have steadily increased their use of 7 -15 species in their cover crop mixes, intentional grazing of their fields in a 3 -year rotation, and a focus on healthy and carbon -rich soils across their certified organic farm. Join the Organic Association of Kentucky to walk the Beilers’ “carpeted fields,” learn their cover crop mixes and interplanting successes, and hear from their collaborator Chad Parmley of MicroSoil Enhancers.

Tues. Oct. 4, 2022 – 9:00 AM -12:00 PM CENTRAL  - Beiler Farm, Trenton, KY

 

Litter management for home flocks – Small and Backyard Flocks Extension Webinar

Tues. Oct 4, 2022 – 3:00 PM – ONLINE: https://bit.ly/PoultryExtEvents

 

Farmer’s Markets Continuing Into September!

Mt. Washington Farmer's Market - 320 N Bardstown Rd - Every Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & Wednesday 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Shepherdsville Farmer’s Market - 170 W Joe B Hall Ave - Every Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM