KDA Poster and Essay Contest open to students

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has adopted the theme, “Kentucky Agriculture: Growing the Next Generation of Farmers,” for its 2015 Poster and Essay Contest. The contest is open to students in grades K-12. Students may submit either a poster, an essay or a digital image based on the contest theme. “Kentucky’s young people are our future farmers, consumers, and citizens,” [...]

By |2014-11-19T21:33:35-05:00November 20, 2014|

Promoting healthy food for students school visits

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer visited six Kentucky schools recently to encourage child nutrition and healthier school lunches. Commissioner Comer said fresh produce from local farms should be on the menu in Kentucky’s schools. “Children who are overweight and obese are at greater risk of chronic ailments that can damage their quality of life and even shorten their lives,” he said. [...]

By |2012-05-23T13:37:53-04:00May 24, 2012|
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