Jefferson County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence

 

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Jefferson County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

 

Daniel Wright, Young Farmer Chair for Jefferson County Farm Bureau, and Calvin Shake, President, Jefferson County Farm Bureau, accept the Gold Star Award of Excellence from Mark Haney, Kentucky Farm Bureau President, and David S. Beck, Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice President.

 

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