Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Our program provides education, training and technical assistance to individuals and businesses concerned with profitable agriculture.

What Is Agriculture and Natural Resources?

Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) is a program area of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Extension ANR programs are part of the outreach program of the University Of Kentucky College Of Agriculture. We provide informal education in agricultural production and environmental stewardship.   

Departmental specialists, researchers, and county agents develop and implement ANR programs. In addition to production agriculture, a small staff of Extension Associates provides focused assistance to state and county staff on interdisciplinary and critical-need programs. These programs may deal with the interface between production agriculture and environmental stewardship. Associates also address the relationship between farmers and non-farm rural and urban citizens. Our programs make a difference in the lives of millions of Kentuckians through research-based education.

Working with our other land grant partner, Kentucky State University, we extend the resources of the University to the people in their local communities. County agents serve as the link between people in every Kentucky county and experts in the universities. They coordinate and provide educational programs for the public through meetings and workshops, field days, personal communications, and web or satellite broadcasts. Agents also provide publications, newsletters, computer programs, videos, and other educational materials.

Dwight Slone was recognized as the 2022 Agriculture Producer of the Year.

Dwight Slone 2022 Ag Producer of the Year



Vegetable Seed Give Away Drive-Thru Event

- Floyd County Extension Office

Seed quantities are limited. No seed will be given out before 3:00pm.

Hops at Home Workshop

- Floyd County Extension Office

Learn about growing and caring for hops at home. We will address some of the home uses of hops.

Asparagus Basics Workshop

- Floyd County Extension Office

Learn some of the basics of planting and growing asparagus in your home garden. Weather permitting, we will demonstrate the proper planting technique.

Lori D. Gearheart

Extension Assistant, Agriculture and Natural Resources

(606) 886-2668 Floyd County Extension Office 3490 KY Route 321 Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

Keith R. Hackworth

Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources

(606) 886-2668 Floyd County Extension Office 3490 KY Route 321 Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

Hunting is counterproductive to agency eradication efforts. Hunting fails as a eradication tool for wild pigs due to their high productive rate and intelligence. Help in the fight! Report wild pig sightings.

Report Wild Pigs

Report Wild Pig Sightings Here.