Jack Roberts recognized for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Posted on Dec 1, 2017
Jack Roberts (center) received the 2017 Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau award at the organization’s annual meeting, held in Louisville. The award was presented by David S. Beck, KFB Executive Vice President (left), and Mark Haney, KFB President (right).

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Jack Roberts of Wayne County has dedicated his life to his family and farm while also serving Farm Bureau at the local and state levels, as well as his community in a multitude of capacities. Because of that service, Roberts has been named winner of the 2017 Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau Award and honored at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 98th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel.

In addition to his farming operation that consists of livestock and fruits and vegetables, he has been an active farm bureau board member for 58 years. Mr. Roberts also served on the KFB Federation State Board of Directors from 1985 to 1998 and on the KFB Insurance Company Board from 1994 to 1999.  

During his tenure, Mr. Roberts has led membership growth from 300 to over 4,000. In fact, Wayne County leads the state with 54 years of consecutive membership growth thanks in part to his leadership.

He has also led efforts to support many different community organizations and events. Through that leadership, Wayne county Farm Bureau gives back more than $10,000 annually.

In addition to his continued leadership in Farm Bureau, Mr. Roberts served on the Wayne County School Board for 24 years and also served multiple terms on the Wayne County conservation district.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Roberts has been active in his church for more than 60 years.  He is active in the Cattleman’s Association, he is a past member of the Kentucky Corn Growers Promotion Council, and a member of the Kentucky Soil and Water Commission. 

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Jack Roberts of Wayne County has dedicated his life to his family and farm while also serving Farm Bureau at the local and state levels, as well as his community in a multitude of capacities. Because of that service, Roberts has been named winner of the 2017 Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau Award and honored at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 98th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel.

In addition to his farming operation that consists of livestock and fruits and vegetables, he has been an active farm bureau board member for 58 years. Mr. Roberts also served on the KFB Federation State Board of Directors from 1985 to 1998 and on the KFB Insurance Company Board from 1994 to 1999.  

During his tenure, Mr. Roberts has led membership growth from 300 to over 4,000. In fact, Wayne County leads the state with 54 years of consecutive membership growth thanks in part to his leadership.

He has also led efforts to support many different community organizations and events. Through that leadership, Wayne county Farm Bureau gives back more than $10,000 annually.

In addition to his continued leadership in Farm Bureau, Mr. Roberts served on the Wayne County School Board for 24 years and also served multiple terms on the Wayne County conservation district.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Roberts has been active in his church for more than 60 years.  He is active in the Cattleman’s Association, he is a past member of the Kentucky Corn Growers Promotion Council, and a member of the Kentucky Soil and Water Commission. 

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