Logan County Farm Bureau wins first place in County Information Awards competition

Logan County Farm Bureau was honored today for its first-place finish in the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Information Awards competition. John Alcott, Information Chair of Logan County Farm Bureau, attended an awards breakfast at the organization’s annual meeting in Louisville and was presented with the plaque and cash award given for the variety of effective public relations programs coordinated over the last year.

Daviess County Farm Bureau and Mercer County Farm Bureau finished second and third, respectively.

Logan County Farm Bureau received first place in the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau County Information Awards competition at the organization’s annual meeting in Louisville.  John Alcott, Information Chair of Logan County Farm Bureau, received the award from B. Todd Bright, Director, Communication Division, Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.

The County Information Awards are presented annually to recognize the best programs for member information and media relations performed at the local level. Criteria for winning entries includes developing a plan for regular communication with the county’s membership, securing news stories by local media outlets that emphasize issues important to both Farm Bureau and agriculture, hosting a media appreciation event, keeping website content updated, and promoting community relations programs.

Honorable mentions for the award were given to Farm Bureaus in Allen, Butler, and Harlan Counties for their noteworthy accomplishments in media relations and member information.

Kentucky Farm Bureau, with more than 462,000 member families statewide, is the state’s largest general farm organization. Approximately 2,000 members attended KFB’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville, December 4 – December 7, to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements and adopt policy for 2020. To view all the updates released from this year’s annual meeting, visit KYFBNewsroom.com.

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