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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.

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.

Fayette teacher selected for ag teachers’ professional learning program

Daniel Bustle, an agriculture teacher at Locust Trace AgriScience Center (Fayette County), is among 21 individuals nationwide selected to participate in the 2018-2019 XLR8 Institute – a professional learning program that began at the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in San Antonio.

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.

ACTE names Kentucky agriculture teacher as national award finalist

The Association for Career and Technical Education named J. Wes York, agriculture teacher at Caldwell County High School, as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year.

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.  

Fayette teacher completes national agriscience program

Jacob Ball, a teacher at Locust Trace AgriScience Center (Fayette County), has successfully completed the annual National Agriscience Teachers Ambassador Academy in Phoenix. He...

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. 

Pulaski husband, wife receive honors

A husband and wife from Pulaski County High School have received regional awards for their accomplishments. Brian Miller was named the 2016 12th Region...

Mobile dairy classroom program available

The Southwest Dairy Museum Inc. and Southland Dairy Farmers is sponsoring the Mobile Dairy Classroom, which is available for free visits in Kentucky schools. The...