Educational Mini-Grant Awarded to Boyle County Farm Bureau

 

Jennifer Little of Boyle County accepts an award of recognition from Vicki Bryant, chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee.

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Boyle County Farm Bureau was honored as one of six recipients of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Educational Mini-Grant. All six recipients were recognized during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

The Mini-Grant is a special project of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Program and administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation. One-time grants of up to $500 are offered to county Farm Bureaus on a competitive basis to help fund projects that result in increased agricultural literacy. Priority is given to those programs demonstrating a need for financial support.

Boyle County Farm Bureau was recognized for creation of an “Ag Adventure” class for local students K-8.  The class will be presented as part of the county’s week-long Black and Gold Academy held each summer.

 

 

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