Sunday, January 25, 2015
Davis Motor Sales banner ad
Posted on 2/2/14

ffa KYFRANKFORT, Ky. (10/15/13) – Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer has pioneered the Kentucky Farm License Plate Program, allowing Kentucky FFA and 4-H to directly benefit from the sale of Ag Tag’s. When a person is purchasing a Kentucky Farm License plate, they have the opportunity to donate $10, which is divided equally between Kentucky FFA, Kentucky 4-H and Kentucky Proud.
 
The FFA share for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013 was $160,895.06, a $39,186.42 increase from the 2012 fiscal year. The Kentucky FFA Foundation distributes half of the funds generated from a county back to the FFA chapters in that county. The half retained by the Kentucky FFA Foundation is used to support a variety of state level programs.
 
“When Kentucky farmers renew their farm license plates, they can add a voluntary $10 donation that will be split evenly among these three fine organizations,” said Commissioner Comer, a former state FFA president. “FFA and 4-H give Kentucky’s young people opportunities to participate in constructive activities while they learn the value of hard work and discipline. Kentucky Proud helps Kentucky producers find new markets for their products. All three programs are vital to the future of Kentucky agriculture and Kentucky as a whole.”
 
In Hopkins County, 21.99 % of those purchasing farm plates are also making the $10 contribution. Kentucky FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of more than 14,000 students through premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education, including those here in Hopkins County at Hopkins County Central and Madisonville North Hopkins High Schools. If you are purchasing or renewing your farm plates this year, we encourage you to show your support for FFA and make the $10 contribution.
 
SurfKY News
Information Provided by Lori Harrison

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
1 DOW 17,672.60
-141.38 (-0.79%)    
2 S&P 2,051.82
-11.33 (-0.55%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,757.88
+7.48 (0.16%)    
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week

January 18, 2015 9441

Cholesterol Levels May Not Have Same Relationship…

in Top News For All Sites by SurfKY News
January 19, 2015 8513

Two-Year-Old Child Dies after Being Struck by…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul Ray
January 19, 2015 8391

UPDATE - Lady Mustangs Fall to South Warren

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
January 22, 2015 6652

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 19, 2015 6531

Muhlenberg Board of Education Special Called…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Sherri Miller
January 23, 2015 6380

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Top News For All Sites by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 20, 2015 6238

Bridal, Prom, Pageant Expo Planned for February…

in Hopkins News by Dana Brown
January 18, 2015 5682

KSP Investigating Officer Involved Shooting In…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Trooper S. C. Recke

Most Read This Month

January 08, 2015 20168

Woman Claiming to be 'Lady Gaga' Tours Town in…

in Top News For All Sites by Madisonville Police Department
January 15, 2015 19726

UPDATE: Fatality Victim's Name Officially Released

in Top News For All Sites by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 23, 2015 6380

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Top News For All Sites by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 5071

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 23, 2015 3681

Nortonville Woman Charged for Meth Possession

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 23, 2015 2334

Woman Injured When Vehicle Leaves Road, Strikes…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper S.C. Recke
January 23, 2015 2322

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 23, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 23, 2015 2136

Free Ballroom Dance Lessons Begin

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 1992

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 23, 2015 1845

Next School Board Meeting Moved in Anticipation…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Muhlenberg County Board of Education
January 23, 2015 1836

Accused Ferrell’s Robber Moves from Hospital to…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 1719

Senator Wendell Ford to Lie in State in Capitol…

in Top News For All Sites by Office of the Governor
January 23, 2015 1184

Morganfield Man Arrested on Charges Related to…

in Local (Webster) Top News by Trooper S. C. Recke
January 23, 2015 1131

Madisonville Fire Reports – Jan. 23, 2015

in Hopkins News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News