Project by Casey County students featured in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Science in Agriculture” exhibit

Published 5:55 pm Friday, December 6, 2019


News release

Vicki Bryant of the Kentucky Farm Bureau State Women’s Committee presents Jake and Morgan Weddle an award of recognition for their participation in the 2019 Science in Agriculture program.

LOUISVILLE – Casey County students Jake and Morgan Weddle were among the 13 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville.

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Jake and Morgan are students at Casey County Elementary School in Liberty. They displayed their science project “Ag Candles” and compared the performance of paraffin candles to beeswax and soy candles.

They were awarded $125 and a certificate of recognition for their participation at the state level.

The Science in Agriculture program was developed by KFB to encourage teachers to incorporate agricultural themes into their classroom instruction. Projects are evaluated on categories such as creativity, skill, clarity and thoroughness, agricultural accuracy and scientific thought.

 Kentucky Farm Bureau, with more than 462,000 member families statewide, is the state’s largest general farm organization. Approximately 2,000 members attended KFB’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville, December 4 – December 7, to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements and adopt policy for 2020. To view all the updates released from this year’s annual meeting, visit