Jackson County Farm Bureau Celebrates Food Check-Out Day
Food Check-Out Day is celebrated each year by Kentucky Farm Bureau to bring attention to our farmers and ranchers and the abundant and affordable supply of food that is available in this country. Statistics show that Americans only have to work about 7 weeks into the new year to earn enough money to be able to purchase their food for the whole year.
The winner of Jackson County Farm Bureau’s Food Check-Out Day gift certificate for 2016 was Debra Adkins of McKee, KY. Debra was presented with a $25 gift certificate from the McKee Save-A-Lot store.
- 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.