County Corner - Kentucky Farm Bureau

County Corner

County Farm Bureaus support every community in the Commonwealth through information, products and service programs including: Women's Leadership Activities, Ag in the Classroom, Commodity Market Information, Scholarships, Certified Roadside Farm Markets and our Young Farmers program.  County Farm Bureaus  have established a reputation as effective advocates for its members.  Check this space often for updates on County Farm Bureau programs and activities happening in our community.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Now Accepting 2024 Farm Chemical Orders
Boyd County Farm Bureau Now Accepting 2024 Farm Chemical Orders

Contact the Boyd County Farm Bureau office to place your order for Farm Chemicals. The deadline to order is March 1, 2024.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Hosts 2023 Annual Meeting
Boyd County Farm Bureau Hosts 2023 Annual Meeting

Boyd County Farm Bureau (BCFB) hosted its annual meeting. 

Boyd County Farm Bureau Now Accepting 2023 Florida Fruit & Nut Orders
Boyd County Farm Bureau Now Accepting 2023 Florida Fruit & Nut Orders

Orders for Florida Fruit & Nuts will be taken at the Boyd County Farm Bureau office through October 23.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Members Attend KFB Country Ham Breakfast
Boyd County Farm Bureau Members Attend KFB Country Ham Breakfast

Boyd County Farm Bureau's Ray Sammons and John McGlone attend the 59th KFB Country Ham Breakfast. This year's charity auction raised $10 million.

2023 Boyd County Fair
2023 Boyd County Fair

Boyd County Farm Bureau supports the county fair.

James B. Stephens Recipient of 2023 Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship
James B. Stephens Recipient of 2023 Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Boyd County Farm Bureau awarded James B. Stephens a $2,000 scholarship. 

2023 Boyd County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting / Dinner
2023 Boyd County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting / Dinner

Monday, October 23, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Promotes National Ag Day
Boyd County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Promotes National Ag Day

To promote National Ag Day and Ag Literacy week, Boyd County Farm Bureau Office Secretary and Women’s Committee Chair Brenda Dixon, and Jackie Kidd, visited five local elementary schools to donate Specialty Crop Ag Magazines and the book “I Love Strawberries.”

Boyd County Farm Bureau Members Advocate for Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
Boyd County Farm Bureau Members Advocate for Agriculture in Washington, D.C.

Members of Boyd County Farm Bureau traveled to Washington, D.C. as part of the 2023 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour.

Boyd County Farm Bureau is Now Accepting Orders for 2023 Farm Chemicals
Boyd County Farm Bureau is Now Accepting Orders for 2023 Farm Chemicals

Boyd County Farm Bureau is now taking orders for 2023 Farm Chemicals. The deadline to order is March 3, 2023. 

February 20, 2023
Boyd County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications for 2023-2024 School Year
Boyd County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications for 2023-2024 School Year

Boyd County Farm Bureau will award a $2,000 college scholarship.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Holds 2022 Annual Meeting
Boyd County Farm Bureau Holds 2022 Annual Meeting

Boyd County Farm Bureau (BCFB) recently held its 2022 Annual Meeting. 

Now Accepting Orders for 2022 Florida Fruit and Nuts
Now Accepting Orders for 2022 Florida Fruit and Nuts

Boyd County Farm Bureau is now taking orders for Florida Fruit and Nuts. Place your order by October 24th.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Leaders Attend the KFB Country Ham Breakfast
Boyd County Farm Bureau Leaders Attend the KFB Country Ham Breakfast

Boyd County Farm Bureau volunteer leaders Ray Sammons and John McGlone attended the KFB Country Ham Breakfast.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Distributes T-shirts at County Fair
Boyd County Farm Bureau Distributes T-shirts at County Fair

Boyd County Farm Bureau members handed out t-shirts to 4-H participants at the 2022 Boyd County Fair.

Hannah Totten and Morgan Lewis Awarded College Scholarships by Boyd County Farm Bureau
Hannah Totten and Morgan Lewis Awarded College Scholarships by Boyd County Farm Bureau

Hannah Totten and Morgan Lewis each were awarded a $2,000 scholarship by Boyd County Farm Bureau.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Announces Date for 2022 Annual Meeting
Boyd County Farm Bureau Announces Date for 2022 Annual Meeting

Boyd County Farm Bureau will hold its 2022 Annual Meeting/Dinner on Monday, October 3 at 6:30 PM.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Promotes National Ag Day and Ag Literacy Week
Boyd County Farm Bureau Promotes National Ag Day and Ag Literacy Week

Boyd County Farm Bureau promoted National Ag Day and Ag Literacy Week by donating Garden Ag Magazines to local high schools.

Boyd County Farm Bureau Supports River Cities Harvest
Boyd County Farm Bureau Supports River Cities Harvest

Boyd County Farm Bureau Board of Directors partnered with River Cities Harvest to help feed the hungry.

Now Accepting 2022 Farm Chemical Orders
Now Accepting 2022 Farm Chemical Orders

Boyd County Farm Bureau is now accepting 2022 Farm Chemical orders.  

KFB Spotlight

Presidents Column | Our Advocacy Efforts Serve as the Strongest Tool
February 16, 2024
Presidents Column | Our Advocacy Efforts Serve as the Strongest Tool

As we move forward into 2024, a lot is going on from an advocacy standpoint. A new General Assembly session is in full swing, and we have just finished adopting policies and priorities at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention.

The Tradition Lives On | Legacy Farms are Adding to the Agriculture History of Kentucky
February 16, 2024
The Tradition Lives On | Legacy Farms are Adding to the Agriculture History of Kentucky

The Scott family has been a part of that agricultural heritage from the county’s very beginnings. Moses Scott is credited with being the first of this farm family legacy that now encompasses 10 generations dating back to the late 18th century.

Down the Backroads | I'm a Better Person for Having Known John Scott
February 16, 2024
Down the Backroads | I'm a Better Person for Having Known John Scott

One of the most gratifying things about my job has been all the great people I get to meet and the lasting impressions most of them leave with me. To say the farm families across this state are the "salt of the earth" is quite an understatement.