Boyd County Farm Bureau Celebrates Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Literacy Week
Boyd County Farm Bureau celebrated Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Literacy Week on March 13-19, 2016. Boyd County Farm Bureau Board of Directors purchased over 600 copies of the book "Old Ben" by Jesse Stuart. These books were given out to all the fourth grade students in Boyd County schools. Summit Elementary School was the first stop. President David Horn and Director John Campbell of the Boyd County Farm Bureau went to the schools to pass out the books to students. The students could hardly wait to read them. President David Horn said it was important to get the students reading at an early age, and this book doesn't just help reading skills but teaches a little about agriculture.
- Commissioner Quarles proclaims Sept. 19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky
- September 19, 2021
Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles has proclaimed Sept.19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put their health and safety first at all times. The theme for this year’s safety week is “Farm Safety Yields Real Results.”
- Down the Backroads | Kindness Really Is a Way of Life in Kentucky
- September 8, 2021
A recent survey conducted by an organization known as “Kindness.org” listed Kentucky as being the kindest state in the U.S. Now, I’m no rocket scientist, but I have figured that one out; no survey needed.
- Farm Bureau Advocacy Efforts More Important than Ever
- August 30, 2021
From a reversal of the Waters of the U.S. rule to tax related issues, the agriculture industry is standing firm on its policies and priorities as it faces proposals that could affect the industry in adverse ways.