Project by Mercer County student featured in Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Science in Agriculture" displays

 

Louisville, KY (November 30, 2017) – Mercer County student, Marlee Henson, was among the 12 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville.

Marlee displayed her science project as part of the KFB annual meeting tradeshow. Her project, “The Power of Packaging,” explored which packaging delayed ripening of a banana the most.

She was awarded $125.00 and a certificate of recognition for her participation at the state level.

The Science in Agriculture program was developed by KFB as a way to encourage teachers to incorporate agricultural themes into their classroom instruction. Projects are evaluated on categories such as creativity, skill, clarity and thoroughness, agricultural accuracy and scientific thought.

 

Marlee Henson of Mercer County was presented with an award of recognition by Vicki Bryant, chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee, for her participation in the 2017 Science in Agriculture program.

 

 

 

 

 

KFB Spotlight

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"
January 20, 2021
Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

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
Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness

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
Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

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.”