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Ken Palmer honored for 10 years on Ag Board

May 9, 2017

Ken Palmer (center) is presented a proclamation by Scott Baker, Extension Agent (left) and Ag Board Chairman Jeff Powers (right) for his 10 years of service on the ag board.

On Monday, May 8, 2017, Ken Palmer was honored for his service to the agricultural community and participation on the Agricultural Economic Development Advisory Board for 10 years. Ken,  from District 2, has been a passionate supporter of agriculture in Bedford County, especially within the equine community.

Having served on the Education and Events committee for the duration of his term, Ken saw through several Ag Board projects including the Central Virginia Livestock Show and the reinstatement of the annual Bedford County Fair. In addition, Ken is a strong supporter of the middle school ag program, which he and others advocated for over the last few years, that will begin this coming school year.