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Ag in the Classroom


Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc.

What is KAEC, Inc.?
KAEC, Inc. is a non-profit organization promoting an understanding and appreciation of the system that provides food and fiber for people, emphasizing the importance of agriculture and the environment to our food and fiber supply. KAEC, Inc. serves an advisory role to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and other organizations providing educational opportunites throughout the commonwealth.

This misson is accomplished by providing support for educational programs and teaching resources to schools. Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc. equips educators with the resources necessary to enhance classroom instruction, involve community leaders and support groups, and facilitate student interaction in the fields of agriculture and the environment.

    KAEC, Inc. Executive Board
  • Tod Griffin, Chairman - Representing KY Retail Federation
  • Jennifer Elwell, Vice Chairman - Representing Kentucky Corn Growers Association and Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association
  • Jamie Guffey, Treasurer- Representing Kentucky Poultry Federation

    Organizations and Commodity Groups with Representatives serving on the KAEC, Inc. Board:
  • Kentucky Retail Federation
  • Kentucky Poultry Federation
  • Kentucky Soybean Board
  • Kentucky Division of Conservation
  • Miles Enterprises, Inc.
  • Rice Agri-Marketing, LLC
  • Airdrie Stud Farm
  • Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center
  • Kentucky Corn Growers Association
  • Kentucky Cattlemans Association
  • Kentucky Beef Council
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau
  • Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association
  • Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Council
  • Governors Office of Ag Policy
  • Farm Credit- MidAmerica
  • Kentucky Pork Producers
  • Kentucky Horse Council
  • Kentucky Dairy Development Council

West Point kindergarten students
Students learn about soil testing at
one of the activity stations included in
the OMSH Kentucky Agriculture
Adventures Program

Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc.
P.O. Box 814
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602-0814