IFAL applications now available

 

Are you a high school junior and interested in agriculture as a career?  You could be eligible to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL): a free five-day summer leadership conference at the University of Kentucky or Murray State University. 

The Institute For Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) is a unique program that exposes students to college life and explores different fields of study for careers in agriculture.

IFAL participants will live in university dormitories, eat in university dining facilities and become acquainted with the college campuses of Murray State University or the University of Kentucky.  The conference will include special leadership classes, exciting speakers, team building recreation, fellowship and visits to research farms and agriculture-related industries. Participants will be selected from the most well-rounded students in their class who have an interest in furthering their education at the post-secondary level.

Click here to obtain an application or stop by the Garrard County Farm Bureau office.

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 5, 2019.  Enrollment is limited.  

 

 

KFB Spotlight

Cathy Weaver Receives 2021 Farm Public Relations Award
November 19, 2021
Cathy Weaver Receives 2021 Farm Public Relations Award

Cathy Weaver, University of Kentucky Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development in Jessamine County, is the recipient of the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Farm Public Relations Award.

Farm Bureau: Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%
November 19, 2021
Farm Bureau: Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%

Enjoying Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends is a priority for many Americans, but paying attention to how the meal will impact the budget is also important. Farm Bureau’s 36th annual survey indicates the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 or less than $6.00 per person. This is a $6.41 or 14% increase from last year’s average of $46.90.

Suzanne Cecil White of Daviess County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau Farm Woman of the Year
November 18, 2021
Suzanne Cecil White of Daviess County  Named Kentucky Farm Bureau Farm Woman of the Year

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) announced today that Suzanne Cecil White of Daviess County is the 2021 Farm Woman of the Year. She will be recognized during the KFB Annual Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky next month.