Locust Trace News

April 2014

Spring Open House! Monday, April 14th 4-7pm

Please join us for our spring open house! No set schedule so plan to visit at your leisure.

Fayette County Public School 9th-12th grade students are eligible to enroll in Locust Trace programs! Students attending Locust Trace have the opportunity to study in one or more of the following areas; Plant and Soil Science, Equine Studies, Animal Science, Ag Power Mechanics and Veterinary Assistant. Questions? Email

Plan to visit and bring a friend!

Spring Plant Sale-OPEN NOW! 12:00-4:00pm all school days

Garden Produce $1.00 per pot/$2.50 for a three pack





Varieties-Better Boy, Big Boy, Early Girl, Beefsteak, Sweet Cherry 100, Roma


Varieties-Bell (green and yellow), Cayenne, Sweet and Hot Banana Peppers

Planted yesterday-squash, zucchini, cucumbers and a variety of other garden produce.

Herbs $2.50 each

Lavender, Rosemary, Oregano

Coming in a few weeks-basil


$1.50 for a three pack

$16.00 a tray

Impatiens, Marigolds (yellow and orange), Vinca, New Guinea Impatiens

$2.00 each

Wave Petunia, Sweet Potato Vine, Spike Grass

$3.00 each

Gerber Daisy, Geranium, Double Impatiens, Dahlia

Hanging Baskets $15.00 each

Snap Dragons, Boston Ferns, Ruffle Ferns, Petunias, Wave Petunias (pink and purple), Geraniums (red and pink), Callies

Planters $18.00 each

Wave Petunias, Geraniums and Spike Grass

You can help support our FFA Program by having fun and test driving a truck!

Saturday, April 26th 10am-4pm

Location-Freedom Dodge 1560 E New Circle Rd

FFA members, families, friends, alumni, and the general public have an opportunity to take a short test drive at the event. The FFA earns a $20 donation from Ram Truck brand for each test drive completed with a survey, for a total donation of up to $2,000 per event. Everyone age 18 or over, with a valid driver’s license is eligible to drive and earn a donation. (Drivers must have their driver’s licenses on their person when they test drive.) Please plan to attend and take a drive to support our FFA!

Ag Power students building hay rakes for Central Equipment

FFA Field Day-April 17th

We are excited for our approximately 30 students who will compete in a variety of compeititons this year! Results from the competition will be in our next newsletter!