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Fayette County Farm Bureau equipment auction set for March 9

Keeton Communications

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The 30th Annual Fayette County Farm Bureau Farm Equipment Consignment Auction will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, March 9 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

This annual auction not only is a great place for producers to find equipment, but it is also the main fund raiser for the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation. All proceeds from the auction go toward the Fayette County scholarship program. Since 1996, the Fayette County Farm Bureau has given out 28 scholarships to high school seniors, awarding more than $587,000 in scholarship monies.

Tractors, boats, hay balers, trailers, and a wide array of farm, lawn and garden equipment will be on sale at the auction.

Fayette County Farm Bureau will begin accepting equipment for the auction at the Horse Park on Thursday, March 7 and continue on Friday, March 8. No equipment will be accepted for sale on the day of the auction.

A $5 parking fee will be charged by the Horse Park the day of the sale. For more information, contact Carrie Johnson at the Fayette County Farm Bureau by calling (859) 253-0023. Be sure to "Like" Fayette County Farm Bureau on Facebook for information updates on the equipment auction and all Fayette County Farm Bureau events.