Mason County Farm Bureau Selected as an Exhibitor at American Farm Bureau's Annual Convention

Mason County Farm Bureau was one of two Kentucky counties selected as an exhibitor at the American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville, TN for achievement in the KFB County Activities of Excellence Competition.

Mason County Farm Bureau was recognized for its creation of a mobile Ag library. The traveling book barn is a bookshelf, in the shape of a barn, filled with Ag books for ages 3-12.  They attached wheels to the barn so that they can easily move it to the local schools and libraries.  Each school library in the community has an opportunity to "host" the book barn for a month long period. Each activity period involves reading a book, singing farm songs, and creating a craft or food product.  Each child takes home a farm animal bookmark with the traveling book barn logo.

 

David Beck joins Mason County Directors at their County Activities of Excellence Exhibit at the American Farm Bureau Conference in Nashville

 

KFB Spotlight

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products
March 21, 2019
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

As a cattle producer, I am thankful to the General Assembly for passing House Bill 311 which will ensure lab-grown protein products are properly labeled for consumers. I would also like to thank Representative Michael Meredith for sponsoring this important bill.

President's Column
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President's Column

Having just returned from the annual Congressional Tour in Washington, D.C., I’m always amazed and encouraged at the level of participation we have for this trip and other advocacy opportunities.

Down the Backroads
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Down the Backroads

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