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 … Continue reading Cheerleading for Team Agriculture!
In 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 tobacco farming and the tobacco harvest process. He grew up working with tobacco in Kentucky and studied the crop in college. Fire cured tobacco barn in Kentucky Tobacco … Continue reading What does tobacco farming look like? Ask A Farmer
Hello September! I hope you're making the most of your Labor Day weekend. It's time to welcome Fall and hopefully cooler temperatures and if we're fortunate, more moisture will find its way across the country. This weekend, I took an impromptu trip to Lexington, Kentucky to meet up with a few friends and enjoy … Continue reading Labor Day Weekend in Kentucky
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 … Continue reading Alltech Annual International Symposium | #AgFuture
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. … Continue reading AgProud: Kentucky Farm Mom Wanda Quiggins
After my trip to the Jack Daniel Distillery in South Tennessee last month, it only makes sense that I visit a Bourbon Distillery on my Trip to Kentucky, right? Well, turns out Kentucky has an entire Bourbon Trail. This may require more than one afternoon to discover all of the good things Kentucky has to … Continue reading Kentucky Bourbon Trail: Wild Turkey
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 … Continue reading Road Trip To The Bluegrass State: Kentucky AgFacts
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 … Continue reading Agriculture Swap Meet – ACFC11 (Giveaway)