Front Row (left to right): Mary-Lynn Hinkel, Alvin Lyons, Chairman of the Board and Jim Rankin, III, Vice Chairman of the BoardBack Row (left to right): Dan Grigson, Lee Hood, Patrick Higginbotham and Joe Myers
Dan Grigson has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for Central Kentucky Ag Credit. He was elected by the Board of Directors and his term will expire in 2021.
Dan Grigson is a native of Bracken County and is well-known for his 42 of service as a U.K. County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, 36 of those years were in Lincoln County.
Mr. Grigson has been extremely active within the Kentucky agriculture industry and has served on numerous state and local boards – he was the Farm Organization Director for the Kentucky County Ag Agents Association, Kentucky Farm Bureau Board Member, Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Board Member, KY Walking Horse Association Board member, and a past President of the KY Forage Council. Mr. Grigson has also served as the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of the Dairy Show at the Kentucky State Fair and North American International Livestock Exposition for the past 32 years.
In 2016, Mr. Grigson received the Citizen of the Year Award from the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. He is also on the Lincoln County Fair Board, Lincoln County Cattlemen’s Association member, Buffalo Spring’s Cemetery Board member and Vice President of Lincoln County Farm Bureau.
Mr. Grigson earned a B.S. Production Agriculture Degree and his Masters Degree in Crop Science with an emphasis on Forages from the University of Kentucky. Mr. Grigson and his wife, Linda, have two children David and Jennifer, along with five grandchildren. Dan and Linda are members of Stanford Baptist Church, where Dan is a Deacon. Today, he works part-time at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford and enjoys announcing horse shows throughout Kentucky.