Community Focus - KFB Annual Meeting Awards
- December 02, 2011
Jonathan Brown Receives Gold Star of Excellence for the Logan County Young Farmer Program
|From left: Mark Haney, KY Farm Bureau President; Frances Brown, Logan County Farm Bureau President and David Beck KY Farm Bureau EVP|
Carrell Hughes Receives Women's Gold Star Award
|Carrell Hughes (left) receives Gold Star from Phyllis Amyx, KFB Women's Advisory Committee Chairman|
Jay and Trisha Campbell won 2nd place in the Excellence in Agriculture Contest
From Left: Mark Haney, KY Farm Bureau President; Blayne Campbell, Jay Campbell, Jaynes Campbell, Trisha Campbell,
Several members of the Logan County Farm Bureau Federation attended the state annual meeting of Kentucky Farm Bureau held at the Galt House in Louisville. This was the 92nd Annual Meeting with approximately 1,700 in attendance to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements as well as adopt policy for 2012.
Jay and Trisha Campbell won second place in the Excellence in Agriculture Contest with a cash award of $400. Carrell Hughes and Tabitha Robertson received a Gold Star for excellence for the Women’s Program. Jonathan Brown received a Gold Star for excellence for the Young Farmer program. Logan County was the top county in the 4th Farm Bureau District: Allen, Barren, Green, Logan, Metcalf, Monroe, Simpson and Warren Counties. Karyn Kutzman represented Logan County and District 4 well by singing “Rolling in the Deep” at the Variety Showcase program.
Mark Haney, Pulaski County farmer, was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB). Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s J. Fritz Giesecke as Second Vice-President. They comprise KFB’s Executive Committee along with Executive Vice President David S. Beck.
Attendees had their choice of attending the following conferences: AG Chemical, Feed Grains, Wheat, Soybean, Equine, Forage, Dairy, Natural Resources, 2012 Kentucky Agricultural Economic Outlook, Beef, Forestry Horticulture, Tobacco/Farm Labor and the Trade Show with exhibits.
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