Sherry Akers

Sherry Akers of Floyd County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, accepts the 2019 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Vicki Bryant, chair of Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a December 6 recognition program at the 100th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.

Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Floyd County Farm Bureau received the 2019 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. 

The award honors county Women’s Committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.

Kentucky Farm Bureau, with more than 462,000 member families statewide, reports that it is the state’s largest general farm organization. Approximately 2,000 members attended KFB’s 100th annual meeting to recognize this year’s individual and organizational achievements and adopt policy for 2020. 

To view all the updates released from this year’s annual meeting, visit,

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