AppHarvest Expands In Jackson County

AppHarvest and the United States Department of Agriculture today announced the expansion of the company’s educational high-tech container farmprogram for Eastern Kentucky high school students, unveiling a new container farm unit at BreathittHigh School in Jackson. The program demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to fosteringinterest in high-tech farming, as it seeks to create America’s AgTech capital from within Appalachia.The retrofitted shipping container will serve as a hands-on agricultural classroom for students a tBreathitt High School, allowing them to grow and provide fresh leafy greens to their classmates and those in need in and around Jackson

Source: MG News

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