Release date: 4/30/2013
Greg Robey, a long-time resident of Mercer County, has been named a Loan Officer with the Danville Office of Central Kentucky Ag Credit. He will serve Ag Credit member-borrowers in Mercer, Anderson, and Boyle Counties.
Greg’s service with agriculture has spanned a lifetime and he has a broad background in agriculture, with extensive experience in cattle production.
Prior to accepting the Ag Credit position in Danville, Greg was Retail Center Store Manager and Beef Specialist with Burkmann Feeds in Danville. His work with Burkmann Feeds spanned more than four years.
Greg’s management background also includes service as Regional Manager for Allflex Tag for three years. As Allflex Tag Regional Manager, Greg was responsible for operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Virginia. His work encompassed tagging programs with all livestock types, with primary emphasis on electronic identification. The company also provides visual identification tagging, and custom identification systems.
Greg is well-known in the beef cattle industry and throughout the Bluegrass Region, having served as Cattle Manager and Assistant Farm Manager for Anderson Circle Farm in Mercer County from 1987-2006. That purebred Angus operation ranked as one of the largest in the Southeast United States, and Greg was at the forefront of state and community activity during his 19-years of service with Anderson Circle Farm.
Early in his career, Greg worked with Mt. Brilliant-Achilles Cattle Co. in Fayette County, a purebred Simmental operation, and with Shady Brook Angus Farm in Loretto, TN.
Greg is a long-time member of the Mercer County Cattlemen’s Association and the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association (KCA). He served in officer’s capacities with the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association for 12 years, including Chairman of the Kentucky Beef Council for three years, plus service on the KCA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Other KCA offices that he held included Regional Vice President, Vice President, and he was the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association President in 2011.
He also remains an active supporter of Kentucky’s Fort Harrod Beef Festival, which takes place annually in Harrodsburg.
Greg earned his Associate Degree in Animal Agriculture from Eastern Kentucky University, and while a student at Bryan Station High School in Lexington, he was an FFA officer, and was awarded the coveted DeKalb Leadership Award.
Greg and his wife, Toyah, will continue to reside on their farm in Mercer County. They own the 27-acres on which their home is located, and lease an additional 125 acres in Mercer County. Their farm operation focuses on feeder cattle and hay production.
Greg & Toyah are parents of two daughters including Austin Colleen, 23, who is currently serving with the U.S. Army in Tacoma, WA, and Haley Jane, 18, a Senior at Boyle County High School.
The Robey family attends Southland Christian Church in Danville.
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