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Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Kentucky is ‘home to more than 75,000 farms. They produce everything from soybeans and poultry to horses and corn. Those families are looking to us for help and stability. And when President Trump signs our Farm Bill into law, more stability is just what they will get.’

Alexia Lawson Receives 2018 Women's Educational Grant
December 1, 2018
Alexia Lawson Receives 2018 Women's Educational Grant

Alexia Lawson of Breathitt County is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2018 Women’s Educational Grant. The announcement was made at the organization’s 99th annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The $1,500 Women’s Educational Grant is awarded annually to a non-traditional, female student who is interested in resuming her education after previously leaving school to fulfill either family of work-related responsibilities.

Sarah Howard Receives Excellence in Ag Literacy Award
December 1, 2018
Sarah Howard Receives Excellence in Ag Literacy Award

Sarah Howard, a teacher at Newton Parrish Elementary School in Daviess County, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2018 Excellence in Ag Literacy Award. The announcement was made at the organization’s 99th annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Brian Welch Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet
December 1, 2018
Brian Welch Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Brian Welch, of Hopkins County, won first place in the final round of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Discussion Meet, a debate-styled competition for young farmers that relies on an individual’s skill in reasoning and logical discussion of issues. The event was one of the highlighted activities of Friday night’s general session during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Larry Jaggers Honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture
November 30, 2018
Larry Jaggers Honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture

Hardin County farmer Larry Jaggers has been named the winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture. He was honored today at the organization’s 99th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved watch and a plaque.

Betty Farris Recognized for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau
November 30, 2018
Betty Farris Recognized for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Betty Farris of Butler County was awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau award for her lifetime dedication to family, farming, and the local community. She was presented with the award at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 99th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel.

Butler County Farm Bureau Honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 "Top County"
November 30, 2018
Butler County Farm Bureau Honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 "Top County"

Recognized for outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Butler County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2018.