Hardin County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

 

Louisville, KY (June 26, 2017) – Hardin County high school junior Clarissa Mackey recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). Mackey and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 18-22 at the University of Kentucky.

An identical IFAL conference was also held June 11-15 at Murray State University for an additional 44 students.

IFAL is designed to expose high school students to college life while helping them explore the different fields of study for careers in agriculture. During the week, attendees gained a better understanding of the nature and needs of the agriculture industry, saw how basic and applied science is utilized in agriculture and learned of the political process used to develop agricultural policy.

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Clarissa Mackey (center) is greeted by Joe Cain, Kentucky Farm Bureau Director of Commodities (left), and Dr. Larry Grabau, Associate Dean for Academic Programs of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (right), during the 2017 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).
Clarissa Mackey (center) is greeted by Joe Cain, Kentucky Farm Bureau Director of Commodities (left), and Dr. Larry Grabau, Associate Dean for Academic Programs of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (right), during the 2017 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

 

 

 

 

 

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