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ACHS Ag Students attend 47th UK 4-H/FFA Field Day

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By Kirby Hancock

Lexington, Kentucky (April 21, 2016) - Over 2000 students representing 58 schools from across the Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana attended the 47th Annual University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day. This event, hosted by the College of Agriculture, Food & Environment encompasses competitive events throughout the agriculture industry.The field day events assessed students' content knowledge in the areas of agriculture, food, and natural resources.

Twenty-eight competitive events assessed core academic knowledge in the area of agriculture.At this year's Field Day the Adair County FFA chapter participated and placed in several events including Seed Identification (1st and 3rd place), Veterinary Science (2 nd Place), Livestock Judging, Dairy Judging, Nursery Judging (3rd), Forestry, Welding, Meats Judging, Quiz Bowl, and Tractor Driving.


The University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA field day is a tradition that exemplifies the care and effort the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment places on the future of young agriculturalist.

The College of Agriculture represents 14 departments and a School of Human Environmental Sciences. These departments represent a plethora of academic majors to fit the needs of professional careers associated in a community, rural and/or agriculture spectrum. Please schedule your next academic visit with a College of Agriculture representative at 859-257-3469.


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Adair FFF student Ashley Hadley places 1st in Seed Identification at UK



2016-04-27 - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - Photo by Kirby Hancock, FFA photo.
Ashley Hadley, a student at Adair County High School, placed 1st in Seed Identification at the the 47th Annual University of Kentucky -H/FFA Agriculture Field Day, which drew over 2,000 from across Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana.

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ACHS Veterinary Science Team takes 2nd Place at UK event



2016-04-27 - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - Photo by Kirby Hancock, FFA photo.
Veterinary Science Team-2 nd Place- Grant Robertson, Brady Cowan, Michael McKenzie, Susan Spinks and, absent from photo, Schyler Vanarsdale, at the the 47th Annual University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day, which drew over 2,000 from across Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana.

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