Monroe County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Lydia Lyon Proffitt and Caroline Grace Rushing, both seniors at Monroe County High School, are each the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship from Monroe County Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Lydia Proffitt plans to attend Western Kentucky University to earn a degree in mathematics. She is the daughter of Darrick and Stacy Proffitt of Tompkinsville, KY
Caroline Rushing will attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in music therapy. She is the daughter of John and Jennifer Rushing of Gamaliel, 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.
- 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.
- Farm Bureau Hurricane Relief Funds
- October 18, 2018
Large parts of the South were devastated by the wind, rain and floods of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Learn more about how you can help farmers in need.