2016 Mercer County Farm Bureau Awards Two Scholarships
Benjamin Todd Pinkston, son of Lee Todd and Aimee Pinkston, received the Mercer County Farm Bureau $1,000 scholarship and he plans on majoring in agricultural at the University of Kentucky. Emily Hamilton, daughter of Tracy and Doris Hamilton, received the Mercer County Farm Bureau Young Farmer $1,000 scholarship and she plans on majoring in agricultural at the University of Kentucky.
- Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"
- January 20, 2021
Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.
- Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness
- January 18, 2021
Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky’s youth to participate in the Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholders Art Contest. The contest is designed to educate the public on the benefits of pollinators and encourage behaviors that promote pollinator habitats across Kentucky.
- Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation
- January 13, 2021
Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”