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KFB Wins Awards of Excellence from American Farm Bureau

KFB Wins Awards of Excellence from American Farm Bureau

Kentucky Farm Bureau took home several organizational awards presented at this year’s American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 101st annual convention.  Each year state Farm Bureaus are presented awards in different categories related to programs and initiatives.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest Winners
December 5, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest Winners

Madison Goodlett of Spencer County and Dylan Driskell of Garrard County were awarded top honors in the 2019 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest, which was held during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Annual Meeeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

The Honorable Bill Northey Addresses Kentucky Farm Bureau Members at the 2019 Annual Meeting
December 5, 2019
The Honorable Bill Northey Addresses Kentucky Farm Bureau Members at the 2019 Annual Meeting

Kentucky Farm Bureau members from across the state welcomed The Honorable Bill Northey, USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, at the Galt House in Louisville today for the 2019 KFB Annual Meeting Commodity Luncheon.

Across Kentucky Promo December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019

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Across Kentucky - December 13, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 13, 2019

The National Outstanding Young Farmer Program is wanting more Kentuckians to become involved.  Director Sharon Page discusses the program, how to become involved, what it takes to win, the life friendships established and lessons learned.

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Across Kentucky - December 12, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 12, 2019

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Board works hard to manage beef checkoff dollars from every state across the county.  Board member Greg Hanes says the beef checkoff is getting cranked up for another year, with the main goal to better educate consumers about beef.

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Across Kentucky - December 11, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 11, 2019

American Farm Bureau Vice-President Scott Vanderwald says they are hopeful the USMCA will be passed by Congress by the end of the year.  Vanderwald discussed what is good for agriculture in the trade package and the impact on the U. S. farm economy. 

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