Muhlenberg County Educator of the Year
Muhlenberg County Farm Bureau recognizes Ms. Leigh Ann Sherrod, vice principal at Muhlenberg South Elementary School as the 2016 Educator of the Year. Ms. Sherrod has supported the ag education events that have been offered to her school and has brought many agriculture educational opportunities to the students. We want to thank her for the dedication to her students and providing new and exciting learning occasions to the school. We appreciate the support of all the staff and students at Muhlenberg South Elementary.
- Danny Cunningham: Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2019 Farmer of the Year
- November 19, 2018
There is something that can be said about tradition when it comes to farming. Danny Cunningham, the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year knows all about that kind of tradition. He lives about a half a mile from where he was born and raised, in the small Calloway County community of Penny. There he began his farming experience that continues today.
- 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.