As kids head back to school, some are already thinking about what their future may hold for them after graduation. The Agriculture Industry wants to make sure they are teaching younger kids what goes into their job and what the importance of agriculture is. Kathleen Agney, Agriculture Literacy Coordinator for Shelby County, travels throughout Shelby County to teach children about agriculture. She said the younger she can get to the kids, the earlier they will be aware of the industry, and the higher chance the industry will continue to succeed in the future.
Agney said she tries to teach kids that agriculture is more than just farming but marketing, banking, selling, and much more.
For more information, email Agney at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to agintheclassroom.org. Agney appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show live from our Shelbyville Studios.