MCTC Hosting Sixth Annual Farm Family Night

Maysville Community and Technical College (MCTC) Workforce Solutions, in conjunction with local UK Cooperative Extension and Ohio State University, invites all families to a free evening of education and fun for all ages. Farm and Family Night will be held Tuesday, March 10, from 6:00 8:45 p.m. on the Maysville Campus of MCTC with dinner starting at 5:00 pm. Farm Credit Services of Mid-America is the title sponsor for the event.

Participants will get to choose from over 50 concurrent sessions on farm and home including: using drones for agriculture purposes, cover crops, farm management, aquaculture, alternative crops, agribusiness, beekeeping, horticulture, cooking, health and nutrition and more. Early bird sessions will be from 5:15-5:45 p.m. Youth-focused sessions such as Livestock Extravaganza, Gun Safety and Robotics in Farming will also be featured. Dinner and registration begin at 5:00 p.m. Parent and Me classes will be offered for children 2 6 years of age.

A pork tenderloin dinner will be provided from 5:00 7:00 pm. Due to limited seating participants need a ticket for dinner. Tickets may be picked up at Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland County Extension Offices in Ohio and most program sponsors. Tickets are also available at the Maysville-Mason County Chamber Office as well as the Maysville Campus of MCTC located at 1755 US Hwy 68 in Maysville. Grand prizes at this years event include a drone and a Stihl leaf blower!

Other sponsors of this years event include Rips Farm Supply, Meadowview Regional Medical Center, MCTC Foundation, Southern States, Hinton Mills, Fleming-Mason Energy, Primary Plus, Community Trust Bank, Citizens Deposit Bank, Mitsubishi, Winchester Ag Services, McFarland Chevrolet, Ripley Federal Savings Bank, Richmond Insurance Agency, Bluegrass Stockyards, Big Blue Outdoor, Central States Testing, Nachurs, Paris Stockyards and Dairy Farmers of America.

For more information contact Workforce Solutions, 606-759-7141, extension 66120.