Butler County Farm Bureau honored as KFB's Top County for 3rd Straight YearPosted on Dec 6, 2019
Louisville, KY (December 6, 2019) – 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 2019.
Volunteer leaders from Butler County received the award at a recognition breakfast held this morning during the 100th KFB annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.
The “Top County” announcement headlined more than 90 membership program and insurance honors presented during an awards breakfast this morning. Butler County, which has 2,095 members and a variety of successful service programs, was also honored as the most outstanding in the membership category for counties with 2,600 or fewer members. Breckinridge County (2,969 members) received recognition among the counties with 2,601 to 4,200 members, and Madison County (7,555 members) won top honors among counties with more than 4,200 members.
In other award presentations:
- Top County Farm Bureaus were designated in all eleven of Kentucky Farm Bureau districts. The recipients were: Allen, Bath, Bullitt, Butler, Campbell, Casey, Christian, Clark, Letcher, Madison, and Trigg.
- Gallatin, Bath, and Boone Counties received Top Growth Awards for having the largest percentage of membership gain from 2019.
- Pacesetter Awards were given to counties in the three membership size classifications that were the first to achieve a membership gain during the year. The large county award went to Floyd County, followed in size by Bath and Gallatin Counties.
- 11 counties won honors for having the highest member retention totals in their districts. Those winners were: Adair, Butler, Campbell, Floyd, Green, Knott, Lewis, Madison, McLean, Shelby and Trigg Counties.
- Wayne County was honored for having 56 consecutive years of membership growth.
- Hickman County was recognized as the Most Improved County Farm Bureau.
- Three awards were given for most effective county Farm Bureau information programs. Logan County won first place, Daviess County was second and Mercer County was third.
- 91 Counties won the awards for policy growth and profitability produced by their local Farm Bureau agencies. Hopkins, Metcalfe, Shelby, Rockcastle, Floyd, and Jefferson counties came closest to the growth goal set for that county.