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
Lee Hood, of Washington County, leases 68-acres and owns 100-acres with J.P. Blanford, they also lease another 750-acres in Washington County. Their farming operation consists of 200 bred cows and 300 feeders annually. Their operation is self-sustaining, including about 300-acres of hay production. Lee and J.P. Blanford have five children who work alongside them in the farm operation.
The Washington County resident is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B.S. Degree in Accounting. Hood serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Clements Ag Supply in Springfield, a full-service farm supply company.
She is also the Chairman of the Washington County Ag Development Board; Treasurer of the St. Dominic Catholic School Parent Teacher Organization; and past President of the Washington County Cattlemen’s Association. Lee is also a graduate of the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Leadership Program.