Butler County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day - Kentucky Farm Bureau

Butler County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day

 

Kentucky Farm Bureau held its annual Legislative Drive-in on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Frankfort. During the Drive-in, Farm Bureau members met with their state senators and representatives and advocated on behalf of agriculture. Caleb Smithson, Greg Drake II, Shane Wells, and Danny Farris from Butler county met with state senator C.B. Embry and Representative Jim DeCesare to discuss agricultural issues that are important to them as farm families. Members also celebrated Food Check-out Day, bringing food baskets to share real KY agriculture with Senator Embry and Representative DeCesare.

 

(left to right) Caleb Smithson, Greg Drake II, Senator CB Embry, Shane Wells, and Danny Ferris
(left to right) Danny Ferris, Danny Ferris, Representative Jim DeCesare, Caleb Smithson, and Greg Drake II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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