LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2017) – Fayette County Farm Bureau was honored today for its third-place finish in the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Information Awards competition. Sean Milliard, President, Fayette County Farm Bureau, attended an awards breakfast at the organization’s annual meeting in Louisville and was presented with the plaque and cash award given for the variety of effective public relations programs coordinated over the last year.
Mercer County Farm Bureau and Daviess County Farm Bureau finished first and second, respectively.
The County Information Awards are presented annually to recognize the best programs for member information and media relations performed at the local level. Criteria for winning entries includes developing a plan for regular communication with the county’s membership, securing news stories by local media outlets that emphasize issues important to both Farm Bureau and agriculture, hosting a media appreciation event, keeping website content updated, and promoting community relations programs.
Honorable mentions for the award were given to Farm Bureaus in Garrard and Harlan counties for their noteworthy accomplishments in media relations and member information.
Kentucky Farm Bureau, with more than 478,000 member families statewide, is the state’s largest general farm organization. Approximately 2,000 members attended KFB’s 98th annual meeting in Louisville, Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements and adopt policy for 2018. To view all the updates released from this year’s annual meeting, visit KYFBNewsroom.com.