Jackson County Environmental Field Day - Kentucky Farm Bureau

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.

 

Mrs. Madden's 4th grade class from Tyner Elementary School (left). Shane and Micah Ayers, KFB Agents, talk with students about ATV safety (center). Mr. Kevin Fox’s 4th grade class from McKee Elementary School (right). 

 

 

KFB Spotlight

American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies
January 13, 2023
American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 104th Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2023. Key topics ranged from expanding risk management programs and improving dairy pricing transparency to battling hunger.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation
January 9, 2023
Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation

The American Farm Bureau Federation presented awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 104th Convention. The awards recognize excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2022.

Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm
January 4, 2023
Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm

Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities. In this column, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm discusses the mission of the department and how it can be of assistance to more than just those who like to hunt and fish.