2015 Scholarship Recipients

 

2015 winners of the Madison County Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship.

Each student will receive $1,000 for the year of 2015-2016:

~Bethany C. Cruse, Madison Central High School. Daughter of Robert and Angela Cruse, will be attending EKU
 

~Jena Ramey Marie Dooley, Madison Southern High School. Daughter of Steve and Carol Dooley, will be attending EKU
 

~Bailey Shayne Rowlett, Madison Southern High School. Daughter of Stacy and Dasha na Rowlett, will be attending EKU
 

~Casey Diane Walker Madison Southern High school. Daughter of Charles Walker, will be attending NKU
 

 

KFB Spotlight

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative
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Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

Renewing Your 'Ag Tag' Could Help Kentucky's Agriculture Youth
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Summit Offers Producers Tips for Direct Sales
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Summit Offers Producers Tips for Direct Sales

When income flows directly from consumers to farmers, everyone benefits. Consumers have access to the freshest food, farmers can ask a premium price for their product because there is no middle-man, and local economies benefit in the form of jobs and local purchases. For farmers who are thinking about this for the first time or have been doing direct sales for years, the Agriculture Direct Marketing Summit, Feb. 16-18, offers tips to improve the direct sales process.