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FFA students celebrated in Adair County this week

Adair County Judge Executive Gale Cowan shares news that this is National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week in the country - and in Adair County. The proclamation follows:

Whereas, FFA and agricultural education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of food, fiber and natural resources systems; and

Whereas, FFA promotes premier leadership, personal growth and career success among its members; and

Whereas, agricultural education and FFA ensure a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing needs in the science, business and technology of agriculture; and

Whereas, the FFA motto - "Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve" - gives direction and purpose to these students who take an active role in succeeding in agricultural education; and

Whereas, FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism and cooperation.

Therefore, Adair County, Kentucky hereby designates the week of February 19-26, 2022 as National FFA Week.

This story was posted on 2022-02-21 09:39:56
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ACJE proclaims this Adair County FFA Week

2022-02-21 - Photo from the office of Adair County Judge Executive .
Adair County High School FFA students gathered with Judge Executive Gale Cowan for a picture declaring this a week of honoring agriculture and farming in the county, and the students who are its future. In front is ACJE Gale Cowan; first row: Harper Grider, Keaton Burton, Beth Cowan, Madison Garmon, Ally Brown, and Sarai Collins; second row: Lilee Wall, Lily Loy, Leah Dykes, Emylou Miller, Bode Richard, and Carly Hourigan; third row: Caleb Edwards, Tanner Strange, Braeden Coomer, Bailey Grider, and Preston Wisdom.

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Scenic Adair County - on the farm

2022-02-21 - Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
As agriculture is highlighted during this National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week, we look at the beauty that is the farm. This is one of many local farms that dot out countryside.

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