Tina McWhorter receives 2015 Women’s Educational Grant

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2014) – Tina McWhorter, of Corinth, KY, in Grant County, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2015 Women’s Educational Grant. The announcement was made at the organization’s 95th annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The $1,500 Women’s...

Darleen Horton receives Excellence in Ag Literacy Award

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2014) – Darleen Horton, a teacher at Cane Run Elementary School in Jefferson County, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2014 Excellence in Ag Literacy Award. The announcement was made at the organization’s 95th annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in...

Richard Preston honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Hardin County farmer Richard Preston has been named winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture. He was honored at the organization’s 95th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved watch and a...

Bill Waggener recognized for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Mercer County farmer James W. “Bill” Waggener has been named winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) annual award for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau. He was honored at the organization’s 95th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved...

Dr. Garry Lacefield receives 2014 Farm Public Relations Award

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Dr. Garry Lacefield, a forage extension specialist and professor of plant and soil sciences for the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 29th annual Farm Public Relations Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the general session of...

Jeff Nalley honored as KFB’s 2014 Communications Award recipient

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Jeff Nalley, director of farm broadcasting with Cromwell AG Radio Network and freelance journalist for the Washington, D.C.-based Agri-Pulse, was named the winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2014 Communications Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the...

Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 95th Annual Meeting

Louisville, KY (November 19, 2014) – More than 1,500 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 95th annual meeting December 3-6 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Delegates from all of the state’s 120 counties assemble for the four-day...

KFB seeks applicants for its new Agricultural Innovation Exchange Program

Louisville, KY (September 10, 2014) – Necessity, ingenuity and the desire for greater efficiency often lead farmers to develop homegrown solutions for many of their daily challenges, and Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) seeks to honor those who have excelled with creating such inventions through its Agricultural...

Excellence in Ag Literacy award nominations sought

Louisville, KY (May 28, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is searching across the state for 2014 Excellence in Ag Literacy Award nominees. The award, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural...

The Housekeeper and the Hand Shake

As I returned to my room after the Young Farmer Luncheon on Friday, I saw three ladies from the Galt House Housekeeping staff in the hallway. As I walked closer, a lady that was wearing a Farm Bureau Annual Meeting nametag exited her room and made her way toward the three women. I expected she would ask for...

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