Annual Farm City Breakfast set for Feb.29

The Farm City Breakfast, presented by Daviess County Farm Bureau and the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, is an annual celebration of the Daviess County agriculture economy and its partnership with the city community.

This year’s event is 7:30 a.m. Feb. 29 at Daviess County High School.

The program for the 41st Farm City Breakfast will include a presentation of the Farm City Humanitarian Award which recognizes an outstanding leader who has led a life of service improving the well-being of citizens throughout Owensboro and Daviess County.

Tickets to the event are $7 and can be purchased at the Chamber office. Sponsorships for the event are available through February 19 for $50. Contact the Chamber at 270-926-1860 for more information.

This year’s Farm City Breakfast featured speaker will be Kirby Green.

Green, a Field Sales Representative for DeKalb & Asgrow at Bayer Crop Science, was recently recognized as the national winner of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers “Excellence in Agriculture Award.”

In addition, she hosts a podcast for young professionals called Sharpen. Kirby holds a bachelor’s degree in ag education and a master’s degree in agriculture.

By Meghan Richardson The Owensboro Times