Ag Education Programs
Agriculture Education & Literacy
The Kentucky Corn Growers supports several programs aimed at growing agriculture literacy and improving agriculture education.
Corn Maze program
KyCorn makes signage with corn facts and reading materials available to public corn mazes across the state. See a copy of the signage.
If you are looking to include an educational component to your corn maze, please contact Laura Knoth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classroom resources & School Programs
Several corn education resources are available for classrooms and events.
Growing the next generation of farmers and agribusiness professionals is paramount for the future of agriculture. KyCorn invests in several FFA and 4-H programs.
Latest News in Agriculture Education
KyCorn had a successful relaunch of their Intensive Corn Management Seminar in Louisville this week, as a prequel to the Farm Machinery Show for Kentucky corn growers.
KyCorn is now accepting applications for Class VI of its CORE Farmer Program. More than 90 farmers have participated since 2010.
July was a busy month for corn farmer leadership training and education programs. Class 5 of the CORE Farmer Program met after a COVID-induced hiatus of over a year. Classmates were glad to be reunited and to learn from each other in Session 6 of the seven-session curriculum.
The nation’s corn growers blanketed the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport earlier this summer to elevate the image of America’s top crop and the farmers who grow it. The campaign was organized as a response to the growing negative view of corn’s impact on the environment.
The Kentucky Corn Growers Association is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 scholarship program, which is funded through grower leader contributions.
The Owensboro Community and Technical College Scholarship Committee proudly awarded the Kentucky Corn Growers Scholarship to 4th semester Automotive Technology student, Henry Lytle.
KyCorn wants to thank Kentucky’s farm community for continuing this project that is educating the next generation of consumers.
The University of Kentucky’s IPM Training School is scheduled for March 12 at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton.
Seventeen farmers and agri-business leaders began their two-year educational journey in December with Session 1: “Coping with a Difficult Grain Economy.”
Farming is a challenge. We are at a low point in the cycle of grain prices and making a profit is not easy right now. But, it could be worse. We are going to talk to a couple people who are living in that worst situation right now and learn how they are making farming work.