At Laurent Family Farms, August is the longest month of the year

I had every intention of writing a long and sentimental post about the 2010 Kentucky State Fair hog show. Unfortunately, I’m still recovering from a month full of farrowing pigs, unpacking my apartment, sleep deprivation, settling into classes and the … Continue reading

Ky FFA honors those who are truly “Living to Serve”

Each year, the Kentucky FFA Association gives “Distinguished Service Awards.” This is the most prestigious honor the association can bestow on a person. Its given to those who spend years going above and beyond in giving back to the nearly … Continue reading

2010 Ky FFA Convention: A Photo Review

It would be impossible to capture the entire 2010 Ky FFA Convention into one post. The 2009-2010 State Officer team did an amazing job inspiring members to “Belong. Believe. Become.” The interns worked long hours, lost a lot of sleep … Continue reading

Investigating Agriculture from Farm to Fork

As a part of the Fleischaker-Greene Scholars program, 11 Western Kentucky University journalism students spent their spring semester investigating agriculture. The hours were long, the issues were complex and the end result was Farm to Fork: an online magazine that … Continue reading