A gaggle of twenty-9 agriculture chiefs from Florida wrapped up An virtually week-prolonged tour of Kentucky agriculture with stops in Trigg and Christian Counties Wednesday.
The Wedgewood Management Institute with the College of Florida chosen Kentucky To current class individuals an perception into agriculture In a single other An factor of the nation. Management Institute Director Christy Chiarelli says The class is designed to strengthen Florida Ag Leaders.
click on to acquire audioChiarelli says the group Consists of A numerous illustration of Florida agriculture.
click on to acquire audioClass co-chief Michael Hill, Who’s a blueberry farmer, says he was impressed by The differ of Kentucky agriculture.
click on to acquire audioCo-chief Phillip Hisey, Who’s a landscaper, says An factor of the journey was about discovering widespread floor with fellow agriculture chiefs In a single other state.
click on to acquire audioThe Kentucky tour started with the group attending the Kentucky-LSU recreation at Kroger Area, included stops at Keenland, the mountains in japanese Kentucky, Chaney’s Dairy Barn in Warren County, and concluded with a Trigg County go to to Harton Tobacco Farm, and a panel dialogue with the Christian County Agribusiness Affiliation that included Kentucky Office of Ag Coverage Director Brian Lacefield, farmers Brandon Oliver and Alana Baker-Dunn, and Farm Credit rating Mid America Regional Supervisor Brandon Garinternett.