Webster County Honored in Kentucky Farm Bureau's County Activities of Excellence Program

 

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Webster County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Activities of Excellence program. All five recipients of the award were recognized during the December 1 general session of KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Webster County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s County Activities of Excellence program. Pictured from left to right: Ed McQueen, KFB Director of Market Information, Sharon Edwards, Webster County Farm Bureau, and David S. Beck, KFB Executive Vice President. 

The County Activities of Excellence competition was developed to identify and honor the outstanding, innovative programs or activities conducted at the county level that meet the overall goals of the organization. The program also encourages KFB members to share their ideas with others who may benefit or be able to replicate a successful program in their own county.

Webster County Farm Bureau was recognized for its involvement in encouraging farmers to purchase 4'x4' metal signs, each designed with full color pictures that promote agricultural safety.  The signs are displayed on the member's farms for the public to see as a reminder that farm safety is important.

In addition to the safety signs purchased by farmers, they provided 18"x24" roadside caution signs that are displayed on roads throughout the county as a reminder to be alert to farm equipment on the road.

 

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