Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast
Trisha Campbell, Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2019 Discussion Meet Winner, was the featured speaker at the Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast Feb 6th at the Logan County Extension Office. She explained the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Discussion Meet process as well as her experience participating in the American Farm Bureau’s Discussion Meet contest in Austin, TX this past January. The topic of this year’s discussion was the future impact of cell-based meat technologies on production agriculture.
Mrs. Campbell also pointed out how beneficial vocational agriculture classes and FFA are to high school students. The intern program that allows students to work for businesses as a part of their education gives the students a great head start for their future. The future for careers in agriculture is very good. Her remarks were well received by the audience and she was given a standing ovation.
- Katie Cecil Named the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Generation Bridge Advocate of the Year
- November 21, 2022
Katie Cecil of Daviess County, a second-generation farmer at Cecil Farms, was named the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Generation Bridge Advocate of the Year.
- 2022 Young Farmer Gold Star Awards
- November 14, 2022
The Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer Gold Star 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.
- Advocating for Kentucky Agriculture
- November 3, 2022
As the harvest season in Kentucky winds down, I understand the challenges many of you have faced, especially our state’s corn producers. I have heard yield numbers anywhere from 32 bushels per acre where the drought came at the worst possible time during the growing season, to nearly 200 bushels in spots where the rains were adequate.