Marion County Women Attend American Farm Bureau's Communications Boot Camp

 

A group of 14 farm and ranch leaders was honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation as graduates of the organization’s seventh annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp. The agricultural leaders were recognized after completing an intensive three-day course featuring sessions on public speaking, testifying, messaging, working with the media and seeking elected office.

 

Kaye Spalding and Peggy Downs pose for photo with Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles during Women's Communication “Boot Camp” in Bowling Green, KY.
Kaye Peterson and Peggy Downs pose with the group after completing Boot Camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KFB Spotlight

Cathy Weaver Receives 2021 Farm Public Relations Award
November 19, 2021
Cathy Weaver Receives 2021 Farm Public Relations Award

Cathy Weaver, University of Kentucky Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development in Jessamine County, is the recipient of the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Farm Public Relations Award.

Farm Bureau: Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%
November 19, 2021
Farm Bureau: Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%

Enjoying Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends is a priority for many Americans, but paying attention to how the meal will impact the budget is also important. Farm Bureau’s 36th annual survey indicates the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 or less than $6.00 per person. This is a $6.41 or 14% increase from last year’s average of $46.90.

Suzanne Cecil White of Daviess County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau Farm Woman of the Year
November 18, 2021
Suzanne Cecil White of Daviess County  Named Kentucky Farm Bureau Farm Woman of the Year

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) announced today that Suzanne Cecil White of Daviess County is the 2021 Farm Woman of the Year. She will be recognized during the KFB Annual Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky next month.