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Kirby Green from Daviess County wins Excellence in Agriculture Award

Kirby Green from Daviess County wins Excellence in Agriculture Award

Kirby Green from Daviess County has won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2019. She received the award during the organization’s recent Annual Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

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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Across Kentucky - December 10, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 10, 2019

The Spencer County FFA Dairy judging team is now getting ready to head to International Competition in Scotland next summer.  Adviser Bland Baird talks about the team, the contests and other details.

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

An agriculture adviser from Wisconsin credits his time serving in the military in Kentucky as the reason he now helps farmers manage their farms and assets.  Christian Walters, who is President of Total Farm Marketing, recalls his time at Fort Campbell and how that helped him in his career.

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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 
December 4, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Leslie McCarty of Montgomery County is the 2019 Women’s Educational Grant winner and Kelly Gates of Hopkins County has been named the Excellence in Ag Literacy recipient.