About Us

OFFICERS

President     Ed Barnes
Vice President     David Dennis
Secretary/Treasurer     Jane Taylor
Office Secretary     Jane Taylor
Agency Manager     David Taylor
Farm Bureau Women's Chair     Brenda Barnes
Young Farmer Chair     Emily Drury Milam

 

DIRECTORS

David Bird   Lawrenceburg
Dorris Bruce   Lawrenceburg
David Burge   Lawrenceburg
Randy Chrisman   Lawrenceburg
Bill Craddock   Lawrenceburg
Mark Crutcher   Frankfort
David & Katherine Dennis   Lawrenceburg
Tim Dietrich   Lawrenceburg
Stewart Gritton   Lawrenceburg
Lee Hahn   Lawrenceburg
John & Sue Litkenhus   Lawrenceburg
Nancy Monroe   Lawrenceburg
Clarence Scott   Lawrenceburg
Jacob Sea   Lawrenceburg
Steven Sea   Lawrenceburg
James "Buddy" Smith   Lawrenceburg
Carroll Taylor   Lawrenceburg
Roy Toney   Lawrenceburg
Richard & Barbara Wakefield   Lawrenceburg
Mike Wilson   Lawrenceburg
Tommy Yankey   Lawrenceburg

 

Area Program Director: Mark Lyle
District #5

 

KFB Spotlight

"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage
May 12, 2020
"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.

KFB Candid Conversation with University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor Kenny Burdine
May 6, 2020
KFB Candid Conversation with University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor Kenny Burdine

KFB Candid Conversation presents discussions about issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, UK Associate Extension Pofessor Kenny Burdine discusses the current state of the cattle industry and his role on a national team which came together to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

Kentucky Company Hoping to Turn Traditional Crop into a Life Saver
May 6, 2020
Kentucky Company Hoping to Turn Traditional Crop into a Life Saver

It is no secret that tobacco production has been on the decline for several years and for a number of reasons, including waning consumer use of tobacco products. As more and more tobacco users turn away from its usage, one Kentucky company is looking at this very traditional crop for use in a very non-traditional way – as a possible means to combat the COVID-19 virus.