Jonathan Oakes       

Jonathan Oakes

Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources

Phone: 270-866-4477



Russell County Extension offers educational opportunities to producers and agri-businessmen on crops, diseases, pest management, farm and business management, risk management, erosion control, livestock management and water quality.  Programs are offered throughout the year.

If you have a Facebook account please go to the KY Cooperative Extension: Russell County ANR Facebook page and like it. The link is below. You will find information about upcoming meetings, links to the UK website and information about conferences.




News Articles

ANR Upcoming Meetings

Russell County Fair

Kentucky Livestock and Grain Report 

KY Dairy Notes - Current issue

Off the Hoof - KY Beef Newsletter

Forage News

Kentucky Pest News

Center for Crop Diversification Newsletter - Current Issue

Kentucky Fruit Facts Newsletter

Bee Lines Newsletter - Current Issue

Farm Safety Day

Field Crops and Tobacco

2018 Report to the People






 If you are interested in receiving meeting reminders and program information please contact the Russell County Extension Office at (270) 866-4477 or email us (see the staff directory for the email addresses.)                                                                                                                                                 



UK Ag Weather Center - Weather Observer




Complaint Procedure

The Cooperative Extension Service prohibits discrimination in its programs and employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

To file a complaint of discrimination, contact Tim West, UK College of Agriculture, 859-257-3879, Terry Allen or Patty Bender, UK Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity, 859-257-8927; or the USDA, Director Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W Whitten Bldg., 14th and Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 (202) 720-5964

 If trade names appear in articles, no discrimination is intended nor endorsement by the University of Kentucky is implied.