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.
- Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"
- January 20, 2021
Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.
- Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness
- January 18, 2021
Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky’s youth to participate in the Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholders Art Contest. The contest is designed to educate the public on the benefits of pollinators and encourage behaviors that promote pollinator habitats across Kentucky.
- Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation
- January 13, 2021
Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”