Chad Hobbs, a reporter at the Meade County Messenger, has been nominated by Hardin County Farm Bureau for the 2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Award. The recipient of this award will be selected for his/her journalistic contributions to fostering better relations and understanding between farm and non-farm citizens in Kentucky. This may be accomplished through newspaper, magazine or online articles, radio or television reports, or a combination thereof. Final decision of the annual winner of this competition will be made by a panel of judges selected by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. Scoring emphasis will be given to journalists who best create an understanding of farmers and farm issues to a non-farm audience. The winning journalist will be honored in December during the 2020 KFB Annual Meeting in Louisville. He/she will receive an engraved plaque and a $300 check.