Fayette student’s project featured in Farm Bureau’s “Science in Agriculture” contest

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County student Evelyn Higginbotham was among the 10 students recognized from across the state for their agriculture science projects as a part of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Science in Agriculture contest.

Higginbotham, a homeschool student, performed an experiment to determine whether the use of hay, bedding or muck best prevented soil erosion.

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She was awarded $125 and a certificate of recognition for her participation.

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 is the state’s largest general farm organization with more than 460,000 member families. For more news and updates from Kentucky Farm Bureau, visit KYFBNewsroom.com.