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.
- North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show
- September 21, 2020
The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was approved through the Kentucky Healthy at Work initiative to host a modified show this year. NAILE is the largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and runs Nov. 3-19, 2020 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
- President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote
- September 14, 2020
Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.
- Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other
- September 14, 2020
I’m blessed to have grown up on our family farm in Clark County. It taught me the benefits of hard work as I learned through hands-on activities that took place every day. I discovered how to grow crops, care for animals, and to be a good steward of the land. It was a classroom like no other and my parents set an example that I carry with me daily.