Grant County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Jeff Dalton, Mallory Johnson, Austin Perkins, Amber Tien, Madeline Tucker, and Morgan Tucker are each the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship from Grant County Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Jeff Dalton of Williamstown High School plans to attend Northern Kentucky University to pursue a degree in agricultural education. Dalton is the son of Mary Dalton of Walton, KY.
Mallory Johnson of Grant County High School will attend Transylvania University to earn a degree in biochemistry. Grant is the daughter of Brad and Dena Johnson of Dry Ridge, KY.
Austin Perkins of Randall K. Cooper High School plans to attend Gateway Community & Technical College to pursue a degree in science. Perkins is the son of Charles Scott and Angela Perkins of Burlington, KY.
Amber Tien of Williamstown High School is heading to the University of California Los Angeles to pursue a degree in communications. Tien is the daughter of Curtis and Heidi Tien of Dry Ridge, KY.
Madeline Tucker of Grant County High School plans to attend Gateway Community & Technical College to obtain degrees in agriculture and veterinary science. Tucker is the daughter of Shawn and Lisa Tucker of Dry Ridge, KY.
Morgan Tucker of Grant County High School will attend Gateway Community & Technical College to earn a degree in business management. Tucker is the daughter of Shawn and Lisa Tucker of Dry Ridge, KY.
Farm Bureau scholarships, offered annually, are awarded to recipients who display the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.
- Danny Cunningham: Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Farmer of the Year
- November 19, 2018
There is something that can be said about tradition when it comes to farming. Danny Cunningham, the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year knows all about that kind of tradition. He lives about a half a mile from where he was born and raised, in the small Calloway County community of Penny. There he began his farming experience that continues today.
- Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year
- November 15, 2018
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.
“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.
- Finalists Named for the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
- November 7, 2018
Three finalists have been named for the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. The finalists are Nicholas and Bethany Hardesty of Meade County, Wesley and Alicia Logsdon of Pulaski County, and Drew and Liz White of Union County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the end of November.