Tag: kentucky

Cheerleading for Team Agriculture!

Did you think the Banditas were gone? Hardly! We will be popping in here and there to keep you all entertained so be sure to be on the lookout for us!  Bandita Jennifer Elwell lives near Louisville, Kentucky and is the mom of two. She enjoys her horses, finding creative ways to encourage her kids […]

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Why do farmers grow tobacco? from David Hayden

On yesterday’s blog post, I shared several photos from my visit to a tobacco farm in Tennessee. Today I invited David Hayden (@DavidHayden7) to share more about the growing and harvesting process of tobacco. He grew up working with tobacco in Kentucky and studied the crop in college. “No its ok, that barn isn’t on […]

Alltech Annual International Symposium | #AgFuture

I’m on the road again this week, in Lexington, Kentucky. Many know Lexington for the University of Kentucky Wildcat Basketball or the legendary horse racing and extremely nice barns that dot the rolling green hills. Some may even know Eastern Kentucky for its trail of Bourbon Distilleries. Lexington is also home to Alltech – a […]

AgProud: Kentucky Farm Mom Wanda Quiggins

Ask someone involved in farming and agriculture what is most important to them. Likely, most of those responses will include family. Wanda Quiggins, 4th generation beef and tobacco farm mom, takes a moment to share why she is proud to be a part of Agriculture and why youth involvement and agriculture education is so important. […]

Road Trip To The Bluegrass State: Kentucky AgFacts

What does a guy like me do when there’s an actual weekend off work? Hit the road after work on Friday, drive 4 hours, change time zones, and go look at horses and cattle. Yeah, that was my weekend road trip to central Kentucky, Lexington, and Frankfort. Huge thanks to Jesse (@cowgirljesse) and Ray Bowman […]

Tennessee Ag Facts: Tobacco

Since my move to Tennessee, I have seen some new things in Agriculture. One of them is tobacco. Although tobacco is slowly easing its way out of the immediate area, the red tobacco barns are still standing. These days many of them make good hay barns. During my trip to Houston County a few weeks […]

Agriculture Swap Meet – ACFC11 (Giveaway)

You might be an #agnerd if… You look for facts about local agriculture each and every time you travel. Turns out I’m not the only one who showed up to this week’s conference with this interest. Resulting from a blog post from Janice Person, I joined several other farmers and ranchers across the country, and […]

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