Madison County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day

 

Kentucky Farm Bureau held its annual Legislative Drive-In in Frankfort on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. During the Drive-In, Farm Bureau members met with their state senators and representatives and advocated on behalf of agriculture. KFB member Martha Cobb from Madison county met with Senator Jared Carpenter to discuss agricultural issues that are important to farm families. Members also celebrated Food Check-Out Day, and brought food baskets to share real KY agriculture with Sen. Carpenter.

 

Martha Cobb presents the food basket to Senator Jared Carpenter.

 

 

 

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