Metcalfe County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
EDMONTON, KY (June 13, 2016) – Hayden Wade Crain & Rayanna Lee Boston both seniors at Metcalfe County High School, are the recipients of a $1000 & $500 college scholarship from Metcalfe County Farm Bureau & Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. These awards are two of the 327 college scholarships worth a total of $489,000 that the Metcalfe County Farm Bureau, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and numerous other individual county Farm Bureaus awarded this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
After graduating Crain plans to attend University of Louisville to receive a degree in Chemical Engineering. He intends to pursue a career in Patent Law. He is the son of Kevin and Sherry Crain of Center, KY.
Boston is headed to Western Kentucky University to pursue a degree in Health Services. She plans to work in a health care facility. She is the daughter of David & Lorrie Boston of Edmonton, KY.
Farm Bureau scholarships, offered annually, are awarded to recipients who display the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.
Congratulations to Hayden Crain & Rayanna Boston on this outstanding achievement.
- Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year
- November 15, 2018
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.
“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.
- Finalists Named for the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
- November 7, 2018
Three finalists have been named for the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. The finalists are Nicholas and Bethany Hardesty of Meade County, Wesley and Alicia Logsdon of Pulaski County, and Drew and Liz White of Union County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the end of November.
- Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts 2019 Legislative Preview Meeting
- November 7, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) leaders and commodity executives from across the state gathered for a legislative preview meeting on November 7, 2018 at the KFB headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. The group of more than 30 individuals representing agriculture commodity groups came together to discuss several ag-related topics and the many legislative needs and concerns of farmers and rural communities throughout the Commonwealth.