Bush Hogging cancer
Members of the Bush Hog company delegation at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville Feb. 11-14 presented $1,000 to the University of Louisville to support the breast cancer research of Beth Riley and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health.
Pictured from left to right with the check are Jule Booker of Bush Hog, Beth Riley, Jessica Roth of UofL’s Office of University Advancement, and Scott Armstrong, Ashley Wadsworth, Bill Meadows and Tina Yelverton, all of Bush Hog.
Riley is assistant professor of medicine at UofL and a breast cancer specialist at the cancer center and University of Louisville Physicians-Medical Oncology/Hematology. Her research includes examining mastectomy and immediate reconstruction; caring for breast cancer patients who are medically underserved; and novel changes in scheduling radiation treatment following surgery to improve patient outcomes.
The Bush Hog booth at the show also featured a pink Bush Hog to help raise awareness of breast cancer with show participants.
Bush Hog Inc. is the leading North American manufacturer of rotary cutters, finishing mowers, landscape tools and tractor-mounted implements used in the agricultural market. It is headquartered in Selma, Ala.