Brian Welch represents Hopkins County Farm Bureau at the AFBF Convention in New Orleans

 

Brian Welch, MNHHS Ag teacher and FFA Adviser, recently represented Hopkins County Farm Bureau at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in New Orleans. Welch was 1 of 36 from across the nation competing in the Young Farmer/ Rancher Discussion Meet.  He had previously won 1st place in the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet in December.  Mr. Welch also serves on the Hopkins County Farm Bureau Board of Directors.

 

From left to right are Shawn Brumfield, Hopkins County Farm Bureau (HCFB) Vice President, Brian Welch, HCFB Director & Curtis Dame, HCFB President.

 

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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%
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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
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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.