Jackson County Environmental Field Day
Jackson County 4th graders were recently treated to a dose of educational fun at an Environmental Field Day sponsored by the Jackson County Conservation District. Representatives from Jackson County Farm Bureau, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, The Kentucky Division of Foresty, local electric co-op Jackson Energy, and the Water District worked together to teach at the event.
Jackson County Farm Bureau presented an ATV Safety program to more than 200 fourth graders who attended the event. The students learned what Kentucky law says about riding ATV’s. They were given information on how to ride safely and the types of safety equipment they should be wearing.
- When Tradition Called
- June 30, 2022
In the world of agriculture, tradition plays a very important role, especially when it comes to younger generations becoming part of an industry that is as old as the earth itself.
- Pollinators Make a Beeline for Roadside Wildflower Plots
- June 29, 2022
While traveling Kentucky’s interstates this summer, keep your eyes peeled for bright bursts of native blooms along the way. Plots of Kentucky wildflowers like milkweed, coneflower, and goldenrod create a sea of color all season long… and for a good purpose.
- The Critical Relationship Between Bees and Agriculture
- June 28, 2022
What do watermelon, canola, soybeans, and pumpkins have in common? They’re all Kentucky-grown crops that would not exist without bees.