Lexington, Ky. – The Fayette County Farm Bureau Farm Machinery Consignment Auction will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event is open to the public and will display all types of farm equipment as well as lawn and garden equipment and a few unique items. Food Trucks will be on site and food will be available for purchase.
The auction draws a crowd of over 4,000 potential buyers with an average of 1,700 pieces of equipment being consigned to the sale. This sale is the largest of its kind in Kentucky.
All of the proceeds from the sale go towards the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation helping provide scholarships to Fayette County high school students. To date the auction has helped 35 students and provided over $680,000 in scholarship monies.The auction is put on by volunteers giving of their time for the benefit of Fayette County youth. It is also a great opportunity for them to connect with fellow farmers from other parts of the state. The sale provides an avenue for farmers to buy and sell used equipment making it more affordable for their farming practices.
For more information on the Farm Machinery Consignment Auction, or if you would be interested in volunteering, contact Carrie McIntosh at (859) 253-0023 or [email protected].