Stacy Vincent wins Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Discussion MeetPosted on Dec 8, 2012
Vincent bested 14 other entrants in the event, bested 14 other entrants in the event, winning a Kawasaki MULE donated by Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company and Jacobi Sales. He also won a trip to the national finals in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of the 94th American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting, January 13-16, 2013. Winners of the national contest will have their choice of either a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado or a 2013 GMC Sierra, courtesy of GM and a paid registration to the 2013 AFBF Young Farmer & Rancher Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, February 8-11, 2013. Three national runners-up will receive a Case IH Farmall 55A, courtesy of Case IH, a $2,500 cash prize and a STIHL Farm Boss chainsaw, courtesy of STIHL.
Runner-up in the state meet was Vince Gill of Carlisle County, who received $1,000 cash from KFB.
The two other finalists in the state-level contest were Mike Meyer of Harrison County, and Janella Miller, of Pulaski County. They each received $200 cash awards from KFBKFB’s Discussion Meet tests entrants on their basic knowledge of critical farm issues and their ability to respond in a panel setting to differing points of view. The topic debated by the four finalists was: “Certain sectors of agriculture are labor intensive and rely heavily on immigrant workers. What is a fair and balanced immigration policy?”
With nearly 500,000 member families statewide, Kentucky Farm Bureau is the state’s largest general farm organization. Approximately 1,700 members attended KFB’s 93rd annual meeting, December 5-8, to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements as well as adopt policy for 2013.
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