Jackson County Farm Bureau participates in 2018 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 set up teaching stations at Sand Gap Park and the students went from station to station to learn 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 to name a few.  Each representative spoke to the students about what their organization does and how it affects each of us. 

Jackson County Farm Bureau presented an ATV Safety program to the more than 200 4th graders who attended the event.  The students gained knowledge of Kentucky law concerning riding ATV’s.  They were given information on how to ride safely and the types of safety equipment they should be wearing.  The students were also given a KFB school kit.

 

KFB Spotlight

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year
November 11, 2019
Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Down the Backroads: The Resources We Have Around Us That We Never Seem To Use
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Down the Backroads:  The Resources We Have Around Us That We Never Seem To Use

A good buddy of mine is an automotive technician and works on some of the newest and most technologically advanced vehicles on the road. During a recent conversation, I mentioned to him how surprised I am at the number of automobiles being manufactured these days without turn signals.

Johnson County Farm Family Making the Best of Available Resources
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Johnson County Farm Family Making the Best of Available Resources

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