The FARMACY Project issues a prescription of local produce from the Letcher County Farmers Market to eligible household due to health condition and/or economic status.
Extension professionals contribute to an increase in economic development by advising local communities, assisting in grant applications, planning trails, organizing volunteers, and providing educational information and leadership for tourism.
The 4-H Junior Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (Jr. MANRRS) program provides youth with professional and personal development programs at the local, state, regional, and national levels to expose youth to careers in science, technology, engineering, agriculture, and math; as well as providing leadership opportunities and mentorship.
Truth and Consequences: The Choice is Yours Simulates the Repercussions of Substance Use and Abuse for Teens and Their Families
Over 10,594 students and parents completed the program in 2016. Counties who have conducted the program for 4 years or more have seen reduced use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs among teens in their counties.
Wayne and Clinton County Extension Agents efforts resulted in a $15 million feed mill and southern Kentucky corn producers experienced and increased income of $1 million for the region.