Educational Mini-Grant Awarded to Lewis County Farm Bureau
Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Lewis County Farm Bureau was honored as one of six recipients of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Educational Mini-Grant. All six recipients were recognized during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.
The Mini-Grant is a special project of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Program and administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation. One-time grants of up to $500 are offered to county Farm Bureaus on a competitive basis to help fund projects that result in increased agricultural literacy. Priority is given to those programs demonstrating a need for financial support.
Lewis County Farm Bureau was recognized for purchasing each one of the approximately 225 fourth grade Lewis County students the ag book ‘The Most Wonderful Dream.'
In addition to Lewis County Farm Bureau’s award, Mini-Grants were also given to the Farm Bureaus in Boyle, Fayette, Marion, McCracken, and Webster counties.
- President's Column: Come Visit the Kentucky State Fair
- August 12, 2019
By the time Kentucky Farm Bureau was founded as an organization in 1919, the Kentucky State Fair was already celebrating its 17th birthday, officially. But the fair has roots that date back to 1816, making it one of the oldest fair celebrations in the country.
- Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue
- June 25, 2019
As much as farm families love what they do, there is a tremendous amount of stress that can come along with any farming operation, big or small; in good economic times or financial downturns.
- Leading Young Ice Cream Entrepreneurs into the Value-Added Dairy Industry
- June 25, 2019
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “entrepreneur” as being, “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” With that said, the likely image of an entrepreneur is not necessarily that of a teenager. However, Ben Williams and Taylor Cook did not get that memo. In fact, these two teens have been thinking about running a business of their own for quite some time.