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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Emerald Sponsorship for 2019 4-H Emerald Gala
December 7, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Emerald Sponsorship for 2019 4-H Emerald Gala

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is proud to announce its Emerald Sponsorship for the 2019 4- H Emerald Gala. The Emerald Sponsorship is the top commitment available for the gala that showcases 4-H Emerald Award Winners as well as the 4-H program in Kentucky. Funding for the sponsorship is provided from both Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation and Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.

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.

Macy Fawns Receives 2018 Farm Public Relations Award
November 30, 2018
Macy Fawns Receives 2018 Farm Public Relations Award

Macy Fawns, a Horticulture Agent at the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension in Maysville, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Farm Public Relations Award. She was recognized on November 30 during the general session of KFB’s annual meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

Chris Cooper Honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Communications Award Recipient
November 30, 2018
Chris Cooper Honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Communications Award Recipient

Chris Cooper, Managing Editor and Reporter for the News-Democrat & Leader was named the winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2018 Communications Award. She was recognized on November 30 during the general session of KFB’s annual meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

Danny Cunningham: Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Farmer of the Year
November 19, 2018
Danny Cunningham: Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Farmer of the Year

There is something that can be said about tradition when it comes to farming. Danny Cunningham, the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year knows all about that kind of tradition. He lives about a half a mile from where he was born and raised, in the small Calloway County community of Penny. There he began his farming experience that continues today.

Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year
November 15, 2018
Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.

“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.

Finalists Named for the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
November 7, 2018
Finalists Named for the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award

Three finalists have been named for the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. The finalists are Nicholas and Bethany Hardesty of Meade County, Wesley and Alicia Logsdon of Pulaski County, and Drew and Liz White of Union County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the end of November.