FFA Members met with Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Ryan Quarles, to promote the Ag Tag program. During the month of March, when folks renew their farm license plates tags, they have the opportunity to donate $10 to the future of agriculture. This money is split evenly between FFA, 4H, and Kentucky Proud. The money our chapter… Continue Reading Ag Commissioner Meets with FFA Members
Mar 01 2021
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Feb 09 2021
We are excited to announce that the Rockcastle County High School Agriculture department will be partnering with AppHarvest to raise hydroponic produce. With this new partnership, AppHarvest will provide RCHS with a container/building to raise vegetable crops year-round. This facility will be located near our greenhouses and will be operated by our students. … Continue Reading RCHS Ag Department Partnering with AppHarvest
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Aug 16 2020
Rockcastle County agriculture teacher Lewis Mink was recognized during last week’s state agriculture teachers’ virtual conference for completing the Kentucky Master Agriculture Teacher Program. KMAT, as the program is called, is a 2-year leadership program for Kentucky agriculture teach-yrs who have between five and 15 years of experience in the class-room. The program is built… Continue Reading Mink Completes Kentucky Master Ag Teacher Program
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Jul 15 2019
By: Andrew Phillips –Rockcastle County FFA Chapter Reporter
During the week of July 1-5, the Rockcastle FFA Chapter attended the Kentucky Leadership Training Center (LTC) located in Hardinsburg Ky. There was a total of 14 members present (Destiny Adams, Ashley Brenda, Kaylan Bullock, Riley Childress, Kyle Coffey, Jacob Lopez, Journey McGuire, Holly Miller, Camden Mink,… Continue Reading Rockcastle FFA Chapter Attends Kentucky FFA Leadership Training
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Dec 03 2018
Over the past couple of weeks, students in Mr. Williams’ 8th grade Green Architecture class at RCMS have been working in teams to construct a wooden shed using a 3/4″=1′ scale. While completing this project students were required to interpret architectural plans and apply building construction concepts.
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Apr 19 2017
Rockcastle County Agriculture Department Greenhouse Sales Dates and Times:
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Jul 12 2016
Lexington, Ky. (Thursday, June 9, 2016/Kentucky FFA Association) James Clay Ballinger of the Rockcastle County FFA was named the State Star Farmer at the Kentucky FFA State Convention today in Lexington. Ballinger was selected from among 444 State FFA Degree candidates for the organizations most prestigious award. James Clay is the first Kentucky FFA Association Star… Continue Reading KY FFA Association Names Rockcastle FFA Member KY Star Farmer
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Jul 12 2016
Lexington, Kentucky –
June 9, 2016 – James Clay Ballinger was elected to serve as the 2016-2017 Kentucky River State Vice President for the Kentucky FFA Association today in Lexington. James Clay is the son of James and Carrie Ballinger of McKee. He is a member of the Rockcastle County FFA chapter.
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Jul 05 2016
On June 7th, 8th, and 9th the Rockcastle County FFA Chapter traveled to Lexington to compete at the 87th State FFA Convention. The chapter had several teams and individuals compete in various competitions.
In the team contests Rockcastle County FFA competed and excelled. The Varsity Parliamentary Procedure Team placed 3rd. Team members were: President- David… Continue Reading Rockcastle County Attends Kentucky FFA State Convention
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Apr 25 2014
The high school agriculture department would like to invite everyone to visit our greenhouse, located behind the high school in support of our agriculture department. The list of plants available, as well as our hours are listed in the document below. Thank you for your support.
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