Bullitt County Farm Bureau receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence

 

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Bullitt County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

 

Kyle Skidmore, Young Farmer Chair and President of Bullitt County Farm Bureau, accepts the Gold Star Award of Excellence from Mark Haney, President, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and David S. Beck, Executive Vice President, Kentucky Farm Bureau. The award was presented during a December 1 recognition program at the 98th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.

 

 

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