Mason County Farm Bureau hosts Pride of the Counties exhibit at the 2018 KY State Fair

 

Members of Mason County Farm Bureau enjoy the Mason County Pride of the Counties booth at the KY State Fair.  L-R. Frances Peterson, Bill Peterson, Dick Clary, Mason County Judge Executive Joe Pfeffer, Shelby Trimble, Representative Robin Webb, Curtis Rosser and Senator Robert Stivers.

 

Pictured from left to right:  Frances Peterson, Bill Peterson, Dick Clary, Mason County Judge Executive Joe Pfeffer, Shelby Trimble, Representative Robin Webb, Curtis Rosser and Senator Robert Stivers.

 

 

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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