ACTIVITIES, accomplishments, awards
We always strive to be active in projects and organizations that could have a positive impact in the further development and improvement of the Agriculture industry and to our community.
Member of Bethlehem Baptist Church
3 term Board member of the Burley Tobacco Cooperative.
2 term Vice Chairman and board member of Agriculture Workers Management Association.
3 term board member of The Governors Office of Agriculture Development Board Pulaski County.
3 term board member and Vice Chairman of the Pulaski County Soil Conservation District Board.
Chairman of Norfleet Cemetery and Trust.
Active member of American Black Hereford Association and committees member.
Active member of The American Angus Association.
Conducting seminars and public speaking for events.
Member of KY Proud Associations.
Participating exhibitor at several Cattle Trade Shows nationwide.
FOUNDING DIRECTOR FOR THE KY AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATIONS.
DEVELOPED GROWING STANDARDS FOR CULINARY HERBS IN KY.
GRADUATED FROM BOTH KY GRAZING SCHOOL AND MASTER CATTLEMAN’S COURSE.
HOST OF FIELD DAY FOR SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
FIRST BREEDER IN KY TO SUCCESSFULLY FLUSH BLACK HEREFORD CATTLE AND USE EMBRYOS IN RECIPIENT CATTLE.
ONE OF THE FIRST AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD BREEDERS TO EXPORT CATTLE.
MEMBER OF THE BCKST BLACK DYNASTY GROUP THAT OWNS THE ALL TIME HIGH SELLING BULL.
HOSTING THE FIRST EVER AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD PRODUCTION SALE EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI.
PIONEER AND INNOVATOR IN CURRENTLY USED PLANTING AND GROWING TECHNIQUES FOR BURLEY TOBACCO.
SELECTED AS AN AMBASSADOR REPRESENTING THE BURLEY TOBACCO COOPERATIVE IN BEIJING, CHINA.
PULASKI COUNTY'S OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARM FAMILY
PHILLIP MORRIS EXCELLENCE AWARD
GOVERNORS OFFICE OF AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD
KENTUCKY COLONEL AWARD
SOIL CONSERVATION AWARD