Farm Bureau's Farm to Table Dinner
Saturday night August 10th was the Butler County Farm Bureau Farm to Table dinner, held at the Southerland Wedding Barn in Rochester, KY. Shane Wells called the program to order. He explained that in 1919, a group of farmers got together because they were concerned farmers didn’t have a voice. Thus, Kentucky Farm Bureau was born 100 years ago.
All Kentucky Farm Bureau district three directors were present. They are: Patrick Henderson from Breckinridge County, Ray Allen Mackey from Hardin County, and Larry Thomas from Hardin County.
Farm Bureau celebrated the fact that Butler County Farm Bureau was named top county for the second year in a row.
Wells thanked the elected officials and media for everything they do for the agriculture community.
Beech Tree News/WLBQ received a recognition award for cooperation with the agricultural community.
Also in attendance was Matt Ingram from the Kentucky Farm Bureau state office, Area Director Joe Rogan, State Senator C.B. Embry, Steve Sheldon State Representative, and Suzanne Miles. Miles is representative of Daviess, Union, and part of Henderson County. She's also field representative for Congressman Brett Guthrie. Larry Thomas, State President of the Kentucky Soybean Association, updated everyone on markets and tariffs.
Shane Wells then thanked Gina Howard and crew for the meal, the Southerland Family for their hospitality. Food was provided by Struttin Rooster Farm, Moore - Kent House, Van Buren Market, Maddie & Lydia Wells Farm, KY Grown Beef, Jackson's Orchard, and Berrylicious Farm.