Champion Ham Auction http://wuky.org en Champion Ham Sells For $350,000 At State Fair http://wuky.org/post/champion-ham-sells-350000-state-fair <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- A first-time buyer has stepped forward with the winning bid for this year’s Kentucky State Fair grand champion country ham. The ham is auctioned at the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau ham breakfast, with the proceeds—and the ham—donated to charity.</p><p></p><p></p><p>This year’s top bidder was the Yum Brands Foundation, the charitable arm of the Louisville-based fast food company.&nbsp;&nbsp; Proceeds from the 350-thousand dollar sale will go to the Fund for the Arts.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:49:26 +0000 Rick Howlett & Kentucky Public Radio 36441 at http://wuky.org Champion Ham Sells For $350,000 At State Fair