Guest post by Molly Beeler I set two personal goals for myself for my senior year of college, one for each semester: to run a mini-marathon (13.1 miles) and to run a marathon (26.2 miles). In April, I completed my … Continue reading
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
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
For the past 5 years, I’ve spent the first week of June at the Kentucky FFA State Convention. As an high school sophomore and junior, state convention was a chance to compete in a career development event and represent my … Continue reading
I’ve just finished my junior year of college and I’m only two semesters away from the “real world.” Aaron and I are planning a wedding, starting to remodel our house and looking to the future more than ever. I’m still … Continue reading
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
Every little girl secretly aspires to be like her mom. We all look up to her amazing ability to fix any injury, wash laundry, chauffeur kids to and from practices and put supper on the table every day without going … Continue reading
On April 22, people around the world will take time out of their day to think about environmental stewardship.
For American farmers, however, everyday is Earth Day.
Farmers know that a healthy earth will yield healthy food.
At least once a week I receive an email or facebook message from a journalism classmate with the same request: “Do you know a farmer I can interview?” Being the only agriculture and journalism major at WKU, my classmates constantly … Continue reading
About once a month, Western Kentucky University students’ walk to class is interrupted from its usual serenity with a loud cry from halfway across campus: “PORK CHOP!!! GET YOUR PORK CHOPS!!!” The freshmen are usually shocked and confused by the … Continue reading