Allen County Youth Shine at Local Competition

 

Hannah Wheeler and Layne Blankenship gave excellent presentations. Hannah Wheeler discussed the large share of agricultural output from women agriculturalists and thanked the female farmers that have mentored her. Layne Blankenship spoke passionately about the importance of encouraging young farmers and helping to keep alive the dreams of children who hope to be employed as full time farmers.

 

Local homeschooler James Hall, pictured with his parents, educators Tara and Michael Hall, gave a moving and perfectly executed performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's Prelude and Fugue for piano. 

 

Allen County Farm Bureau Women's Chair Martha Arterburn and 2nd Vice Present and Past President Dennis Arterburn served as greeters for the event.

 

KFB Spotlight

North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show
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North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was approved through the Kentucky Healthy at Work initiative to host a modified show this year. NAILE is the largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and runs Nov. 3-19, 2020 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 

President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote
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Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.

Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other
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I’m blessed to have grown up on our family farm in Clark County. It taught me the benefits of hard work as I learned through hands-on activities that took place every day. I discovered how to grow crops, care for animals, and to be a good steward of the land. It was a classroom like no other and my parents set an example that I carry with me daily.