Trace Talk

News from the Locust Trace AgriScience Center Principal

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Leestown Middle School

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National Finalist

8th grade FFA member at Leestown Middle School, Ani Sutherland, has been recognized as a National Finalist in the National FFA Agriscience Fair contest. Ani will advance to compete at the National FFA Convention in October for the title of a National Champion.

Her project studied the effects of washing solutions on fresh strawberries and shelf life in the Food Products and Processing Systems Division.

Congratulate Ani Sutherland on her major accomplishment and wish her luck as she competes at Nationals!

The Kentucky Castle Program

A former student returns to help with the harvest....

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While current interns prepare for the next season....

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Around the Farm

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Photo credit: Mr. Alvin Wells

We welcomed our first bovine baby of the year...

Mother (Dam): Chloe (photo courtesy of Mr. Alvin Wells)

Father (Sire): TEHAMA PATRIARCH F028 (photo courtesy of ABS Global)

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Calendar of Events


  • Deadline for LTAC students to sign up for Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth Contest Qualifier


  • LTAC qualifying contest for Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth Contest


  • LTAC Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth Contest

Want to know more about Locust Trace?

Locust Trace AgriScience Center Overview

KY Thoroughbred Association & Fayette County Public Schools Partnership

Locust Trace AgriScience Center - Press Video

KTA/FCPS Press Conference

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