- February 26, 2015
Boyd County just celebrated Food Check-Out-Week February 15-21, 2015. Linda Hardeman Chairperson of the Women’s Committee visited Craycraft’s IGA on Court Street in Catlettsburg, Kentucky. We talked with some customers in recognition of Food Check-Out-Week. Let them know how America’s Farmers are most productive and efficient in the world by providing us with an ample supply of safe and affordable food. Farmers help feed our community, state, nation and other people from around the world with the goods they produce. The cashiers at IGA and both insurance offices passed out the promotional cards so everyone could learn more about Food Check-Out-Week. Kentucky Farm Bureau Agency Manager Bryan Carroll joined in to help us celebrate. Boyd County Farm Bureau sends out a “Big Thank You” to our Farmers and Agriculture. Additional history information on Food Check-Out-Week is available on American Farm Bureau Federation website.
- January 29, 2015
Boyd County Farm Bureau wishes to present a scholarship to an outstanding graduating senior of a Boyd County School. It is our intention to give recognition to a student who has contributed to the leadership of school and community and has indicated a strong desire to continue educational endeavors. The student must be a member of a family that holds membership in Boyd County Farm Bureau. The amount of the scholarship shall be $1,500.00 (divided between terms of a year of post high school education) and may be used at any college or post high school vocational training program. Recipient may be eligible to apply for continuance of the scholarship if certain requirements are met. Applications have been given to Counselors of high schools in Boyd County, Kentucky. The application must be completed and post marked no later than March 20, 2015. Please send complete application to Karen Blevins, Scholarship Chairperson at Ashland Community & Technical College Drive Ashland, Kentucky 41101.
- October 23, 2014
Boyd County is now taking orders for the Boyd County Farm Bureau 2014 Florida Citrus Fruit. The offices will be taking orders until October 27, 2014. Please pick up your order form in one of the offices at 9285 US Route 60 or the office at 1505 Carter Avenue, Ashland.
- June 09, 2014
Austin W. Taylor, son of Tommy and Ellen Taylor of Catlettsburg has been awarded the 2014 Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship.
Taylor will pursue a degree in chemistry at the University of Kentucky in the fall.
- April 03, 2014
Boyd County Farm Bureau celebrates Kentucky Ag Literacy Week / National Ag Day, March 23-29, 2014
Alex Young, senior at Paul Blazer High School is a co-op student for the first grade teacher at RoseHill Christian School. She read the book “Incredible Bees” by Susan Ashley to the first grade students on behalf of Kentucky Ag Literacy Week / National Ag Day. The book was an excellent way to introduce the students to honeybees. The book described the different kinds of bees (drone, queen, workers) as well as shows the reader how bees help us pollinate. The story covers how bees make honey for us to enjoy.
Alex is a granddaughter of Linda Hardeman, Chairperson of Women’s Committee of Boyd County Farm Bureau Federation.
- March 26, 2014
Boyd County Farm Bureau’s Annual/Dinner Meeting will be held Monday October 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ken Franks Community Building, Boyd County Fairgrounds.
- February 25, 2014
Boyd County Farm Bureau just celebrated Food Check-Out Week February 16-22, 2014. We visited Foodfair Market on Blackburn in Ashland and talked with some customers in recognition of Food Check-Out Week. We let them know how America’s Farmers are the most productive and efficient in the world by providing us with an ample supply of safe and affordable food. Farmers help feed our community, state, nation and other people from around the world with the goods they produce. The cashiers at Foodfair and both insurance offices passed out the promotional cards so everyone could and learn more about Food Check-Out Week. President William David Horn joined in to help us celebrate. Boyd County Farm Bureau sends out a “BIG THANK YOU” to our Farmers and Agriculture. Additional history information on Food Check-Out Week in available on American Farm Bureau Federation website.
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