Donovan and Terra Pigg win Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award – Winchester Sun


LOUISVILLE — Donovan and Terra Pigg from Clark County have received high honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2021.

Kentucky Farm Bureau is the state’s largest normal farm group with greater than 465,000 member households.

Each 12 months, the KFB Excellence in Agriculture competitors awards first, second and third place distinctions to people or {couples} underneath the age of 35 who contribute to, and exhibit management development from, constant involvement in Farm Bureau and different agriculture and civic-oriented organizations. To qualify, contestants should not have nearly all of their revenue topic to regular manufacturing dangers related to farming.

The Piggs will obtain a John Deere Gator, courtesy of Farm Credit Mid-America, and will symbolize Kentucky in the nationwide contest on the American Farm Bureau Federation conference in January.

Donovan is employed by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture the place he’s a market reporter, reporting in the marketplace gross sales at stockyards all through the state. He can be a licensed USDA carcass grader the place he travels to processing crops to grade completed cattle for high quality.

Terra is an agriculture instructor at George Rogers Clark High School. As an ag educator she has executed applications together with the coordination of greenhouse gross sales to boost cash for the college’s agriculture program, implementation of a hydroponics system to supply lettuce, and utilization of raised beds to show about city agriculture and rising meals at house.

Second place in the competition went to Zachary Heibert of Hardin County who was awarded $400 courtesy of KFB. Clint and Erica Reynolds of Johnson County positioned third and obtained $300 from KFB.