Educational Mini-Grant Awarded to Marion County Farm Bureau
Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Marion County Farm Bureau was honored as one of six recipients of a Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Educational Mini-Grant. All six recipients were recognized during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.
The Mini-Grant is a special project of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Program and administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation. One-time grants of up to $500 are offered to county Farm Bureaus on a competitive basis to help fund projects that result in increased agricultural literacy. Priority is given to those programs demonstrating a need for financial support.
Marion County Farm Bureau was recognized for hosting a Farm to Fork Field Day. The event hosted more than 285 fifth grade students. They were put through different educational stations, including: farm equipment, grains, farm livestock, and honey bees.
In addition to Marion County Farm Bureau’s award, Mini-Grants were also given to the Farm Bureaus in Boyle, Fayette, Lewis, McCracken, and Webster counties.
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