Ag & Natural Resources
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Meet the Agent for
Agriculture & Natural Resources.
Darold Jay Akridge serving Bullitt County 1991 to present
Prior to coming to Bullitt County, Darold served as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent in Fulton County (1987-1991). He held two positions while in Washington, D.C. (1984-1987). First as Economist with the Foreign Agricultural Service of USDA, then as Assistant Director of Economics with the National Milk Producers Federation.
From 1978-1984, Darold conducted post graduate work and studies with The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University. He received his Bachelor's and Master's Degree from the University of Kentucky.
The Agriculture and Natural Resources program provides non-formal education in the areas of agricultural production, homeowner plantings, and natural resource utilization. Specific programs include information on food production, farm business management, marketing and processing agricultural products, natural resource management and home lawn and garden information. We address issues dealing with environmental stewardship, the rural-urban interface, and value-added enterprises.