Jackson County Conservation District Environmental Field Day

 

Jackson County Farm Bureau took part in the Environmental Field Day on Tuesday, September 22 at the Sandgap Park. Phyllis Purvis, Jackson County Farm Bureau Women’s Chair, Shane Ayers, KFB Agent and Micah Ayers, KFB Agent presented a program on ATV Safety to 4th grade students from all over the county.

 

Austin Bowles from Mrs. Sherry Banks' class tries on a safety helmet
Shane and Micah Ayers with Mrs. Sondra Jones' 4th grade class
Micah Ayers talking with Mrs. Sherry Banks' 4th grade class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KFB Spotlight

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