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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KFB Spotlight

May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs
May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

In addition to being resourceful, hard-working and persistent, our nation’s farmers have been very patient. We have endured continued drops in net farm income, a host of natural disasters, and some of the most volatile commodity markets experienced in decades. 

Down the Backroads: Teachers Make Such a Difference in Our Lives
May 9, 2019
Down the Backroads: Teachers Make Such a Difference in Our Lives

I’m not sure if this is an age thing or not, but it seems to me that the older I get the more I reflect on the past, taking in all the moments and memories that have guided me to where I am today as a person, a husband, a father, a soon-to-be grandfather, and a communicator.

Forestry Industry Provides Value-Added Opportunities
May 9, 2019
Forestry Industry Provides Value-Added Opportunities

When thinking of Kentucky agriculture, many crops could come to mind including corn, soybeans, wheat, and tobacco, to name a few.  But timber may not often be thought of as a crop.