Jackson County Farm Bureau Holds Annual Meeting
The Jackson County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Picnic was held on Monday, September 21st at the Jackson Energy Farm on Highway 290 in McKee.
Each year the Board of Directors and insurance office staff plan a meal and give away door prizes to show their appreciation to all the member families during their annual meeting.
This year the meal of pork tenderloin sandwiches, chips, cole slaw, baked beans and homemade cake was served to approximately 300 members and their families. Door prizes were awarded and everyone received a gift of either a Kentucky Farm Bureau cap or cup.
A table was set up to commemorate National Farm Safety and Health Week where safety stickers and Farm Safety information handouts were available for members. Emergency Medical Kits were given to two lucky members.
Special guests included Mr. David Campbell (State Board of Directors) and his wife, Teresa; Mr. Terry Lawson (State Board of Directors) and his wife Marlene; Brad Wilkerson, Area Program Director; District 8 Women’s Chair, Tracy Eddington and several staff members from the KFB State Office in Louisville.
- 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.