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Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 99th Annual Meeting
December 4, 2018
Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 99th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 99th annual meeting. Also re-elected was Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President. Sharon Furches of Calloway County was elected as Second Vice-President, taking the place of Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke who retired from the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Board Saturday.  

Drew And Liz White Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family
December 4, 2018
Drew And Liz White Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Drew and Liz White of Union County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family” at the 99th KFB Annual Meeting in Louisville. The award, given yearly, recognizes a couple or individual under 35 that demonstrates the strongest farm management skills, community and KFB involvement, and consistent financial growth through their farm.

Ben and Savannah Robin from Bourbon County Win Excellence in Agriculture Award
December 4, 2018
Ben and Savannah Robin from Bourbon County Win Excellence in Agriculture Award

Ben and Savannah Robin from Bourbon County have won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2018. The couple received the award during the organization’s recent annual meeting.

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.

Marcus Wiseman and Lauren Rowlette Win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest
November 30, 2018
Marcus Wiseman and Lauren Rowlette Win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest

Marcus Wiseman of Clark County and Lauren Rowlette of Madison County were awarded top honors in the 2018 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest held during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 99th annual meeting in Louisville.