Third Annual Farm and Family Night to be held at MCTC

Maysville, KY (February 6, 2012). The Third Annual Farm and Family Night will be held on March 13 on MCTCs Maysville Campus, 1755 US Hwy 68, from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. The program is being offered by MCTC Workforce Solutions, UK Cooperative Extension Service, Ohio State University Extension, and the Buffalo Trace Green Council.

Entertainment is guaranteed for the entire family. Over 30 exhibitors will be featured along with grand prize drawings for a 32flat screen TV and a Nook Tablet for youth. More than 40 informational sessions will be offered for farmers, spouses, and kids of all ages.

Guests can choose from an extensive range of topics, including Cattle Management, Forage, Conservation, Forestry, GPS, Technology for Farm Use, Viticulture, Equine, Horticulture, Cooking, Health, and Energy Savings. The up and coming farmers aged five years and older are invited to attend sessions including Zumbatonics and Healthy Snacks, and Robotics in Farming.

A barbecue dinner featuring locally produced food provided by Phil Day Catering will begin the evening at 5:00 pm in MCTCs Calvert Lounge. The sessions will open after dinner at 6:00 p.m. in MCTCs Fields Auditorium. MCTCs I-Train Nursing students will also be offering blood pressure checks for guests throughout the evening.

The event is free of charge. Each guest attending the dinner will need to pick up a free ticket. Tickets are available at the County Extension Offices in Mason, Bracken, Fleming, Robertson, and Lewis in Kentucky; Adams, Brown, and Highland Counties in Ohio; the Maysville-Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce, MCTCs Workforce Solutions on the Maysville Campus, and many sponsor locations.

Farm and Family Night is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, the Bank of Maysville, Cahall Bros, Inc., Rips Farm Center, Inc., Winchester Ag Services, Hinton Mills, the Citizens Deposit Bank, Fleming-Mason Energy, Primary Plus, Mitsubishi Electric, the US Bank, Southern States, Ripley Federal, Riverside Tractor and Equipment, LLC, Rose Farm Supply, LLC and MCTC Foundation.

For more information contact Workforce Solutions at 606-759-7141 extension 66120 or your local Extension Office.