Jefferson County Farm Bureau Members Attend 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in Washington D.C.

 

Photos and/or commentary provided by Jefferson County Farm Bureau Executive Director Matthew Michaud and Vice President Sammy McNay.

 

Q&A session with Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY).
Majority Leader of the Senate, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour group in Washington D.C.
Matthew Ingram, Assistant to the Executive Vice President and Director, Organization Division leads constituents of Congressman John Yarmuth, District 3 in how they can effectively communicate KFB and AFBF policy.
Opening remarks with KFB President Mark Haney and Executive Vice President David Beck. The Congressional Tour is an excellent opportunity for our members to meet with their Congressional leaders and share our values, concerns, and policy as it relates to our Farm Families and operations.
Taking time before the official tour started, Matthew and Sammy spent some time touring Annapolis Maryland.
Board Member Larry Butler & Matthew Michaud enjoy a meal at Hill Country Barbecue in D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year
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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

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.

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