Features http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/features/todaysfeatures en Livestock Market Report | March 22, 2017 http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/livestock-market-report-march-22-2017 <p> March 15, 2017<br /> <br /> Receipts: 709<br /> March 8: 444<br /> Last year: 625<br /> <br /> Compared to last week: Feeder steers under 600 lbs. sold steady - $1 higher, over 600 lbs. sold $2-$3 higher with good demand. Feeder heifers sold $1-$2 higher. Slaughter Cows $1-$2 higher, Slaughter Bulls sold steady $1 higher on light test.<br /> Managing frost damage in Kentucky’s Alfalfa stands http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/managing-frost-damage-kentucky%E2%80%99s-alfalfa-stands <p> by Steve Musen</p> Spot seed bare patches for a well groomed yard this spring http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/spot-seed-bare-patches-well-groomed-yard-spring <p> by Jeneen Wiche</p> Preparing for potato planting time in Kentucky http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/preparing-potato-planting-time-kentucky <p> Spring break from teaching at U of L falls conveniently during the week of St. Patrick&rsquo;s Day; which is also my target date for planting onions and potatoes. I typically manage a mid-March planting, but the condition of the soil is my primary concern. I will not start digging until the soil dries out and is considered workable.<br /> Livestock Market Report | March 15, 2017 http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/livestock-market-report-march-15-2017 <p> March 8, 2017<br /> <br /> Cattle Receipts: 444<br /> Last week: 202<br /> Last year: 991<br /> <br /> Feeder Steers Large #1: 555 lbs.&nbsp; $128.67; 698 lbs.&nbsp; $119; 735 lbs.&nbsp; $118; 890 lbs.&nbsp; $109<br /> Producers should take precautions against bird flu http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/producers-should-take-precautions-against-bird-flu <p> by Steve Musen</p> Livestock Market Report | March 8, 2017 http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/livestock-market-report-march-8-2017 <p> March 1, 2017<br /> <br /> Cattle Receipts: 202<br /> Last week: 701<br /> Last year: 788<br /> <br /> Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold steady, heifers under 600 lbs. $1-$2 higher, over 600 lbs. steady, slaughter cows steady, bulls $1-$2 higher, all on a light test due to heavy rains and muddy conditions.<br /> <br /> Feeders: 175<br /> Slaughter: 19<br /> Replacements: 8<br /> <br /> Performing garden tilling too early may damage soil http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/performing-garden-tilling-too-early-may-damage-soil <p> By Steve Musen</p>