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Kentucky Boys and Girls Clubs boost garden and cooking programs with 'Ag Tag' grant
July 10, 2017
Kentucky Boys and Girls Clubs boost garden and cooking programs with 'Ag Tag' grant

Several hundred Kentucky youth will learn hands-on gardening and cooking skills this summer thanks to a Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) “Ag Tag” program grant awarded to nine clubs in the Kentucky Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs.

KFB Candid Conversation: UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox
June 23, 2017
KFB Candid Conversation: UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry in a question and answer format with a member of the agricultural community. In this column, the issue of agricultural research and extension are discussed with Dean Nancy Cox of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

UK farm visit connects students to forages
June 22, 2017
UK farm visit connects students to forages

A field trip to the University of Kentucky’s Spindletop and Maine Chance research farms gave Millcreek Elementary School students the opportunity to get out of the city and learn about the pastures for which Kentucky is so famous.

Out of the box, into the future
June 22, 2017
Out of the Box, Into the Future

Sometime during the transition from middle school to high school, girls often find their early interest in science and math steered in other directions, often toward careers that fit comfortably into a box of more “traditional” women’s roles. A recent day-long workshop at the University of Kentucky sought to stem that tide by introducing 120 Kentucky middle-school girls to a challenging STEM career.

Eighty-eight high school students to attend KFB's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
June 12, 2017
Eighty-eight high school students to attend KFB's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Students from 60 counties across the state accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau's 32nd annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, held in two locations this month.

Earth Day Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney
April 22, 2017
Earth Day Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney discusses Earth Day and how it applies to Kentucky agriculture today.

Applications for Kentucky Farm Bureau's college scholarships available now
January 4, 2017
Applications for Kentucky Farm Bureau's college scholarships available now

The KFB Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 90 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

Frankenstein, YouTube, and the Millennials
December 2, 2016
Frankenstein, YouTube, and the Millennials

In both the Christmas story of the baby Jesus and the story of agriculture today, there have been changes made along the way but the core of the message continues to ring true. Have you shared your story about agriculture?

Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams
October 28, 2016
Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams

Since 1951, Kentucky students looking for careers in veterinarian medicine have taken advantage of the partnership between this state and AU Vet Med to help realize their dreams of becoming veterinarians.

MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program
October 26, 2016
MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program

Fall is the time of year in which many festival-type events are held, mostly in honor of food. The Browning Orchard Festival is no different but along with it being a celebration of the foods that are grown there, it is also a classroom for the agriculture programs at Morehead State University.