agriculture

FFA State Convention Expo draws more than 2,300

Students competed in various competitions at the 90th Kentucky State FFA Convention, but it was the experiences and skills they learned along the way that they will take with them into college and the workforce.

By |2019-07-08T13:54:44-04:00July 9, 2019|

Planting the seed for a better future

A Hickman County High School graduate who once thought college might be out of her reach has used dual-credit courses to get a head start toward a degree.

By |2020-10-22T15:10:36-04:00June 6, 2019|

Greenhouses make plant science come to life

School greenhouses help students see how four years of instruction about plant anatomy, soil, nutrition, disease, pests, business management and marketing come to life as they produce plants for sale to the public.

By |2018-04-10T10:18:28-04:00April 12, 2018|

KDE’s Davis selected to lead national agricultural education group

Brandon Davis of the Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Career and Technical Education was chosen as the president elect of the National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education at the group's annual convention in Indianapolis.  

By |2018-09-18T15:04:30-04:00October 26, 2017|

Fayette teacher completes national agriscience program

Jacob Ball Jacob Ball, a teacher at Locust Trace AgriScience Center (Fayette County), has successfully completed the annual National Agriscience Teachers Ambassador Academy in Phoenix. He joins 369 other teachers from across the country who have earned the distinction of Agriscience Teacher Ambassador after the highly competitive process. The academy is a professional development institute managed by the [...]

By |2017-08-09T15:50:22-04:00August 10, 2017|

Alpacas make a buzz at Locust Trace

At the Locust Trace AgriScience Center in Fayette County, there are two young women doing something that no other students in the state are, farming alpacas. 

By |2017-06-26T12:28:10-04:00June 27, 2017|

Pulaski husband, wife receive honors

Brian Miller was recently named the 2016 12th Region Athletic Director of the Year, and his wife Janelle was named the 2016 Lake Cumberland Region Agriculture Teacher of the Year. They are shown with their children, left to right, Canyon, Kate, Cal and Karolyn.Photo submitted A husband and wife from Pulaski County High School have received regional awards [...]

By |2017-03-22T13:44:32-04:00March 23, 2017|
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