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OFFICERS

President   Alex Hyrcza
 1st Vice President   Robert Appelman
 Secretary/Treasurer   Ina McCord
 Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Louise Moneyhon
 Young Farmer Chair   Vacant

 

DIRECTORS

Robert & Janie Appelman   Augusta
William Asbury   Augusta
Howard Baker   Brooksville
Margaret Bay   Brooksville
Margarette Carl   Augusta
Baxter & Marie Courts   Foster
Charles Hitch   Brooksville
Kevin & Kim Hitch   Brooksville
Alex Hyrcza   Augusta
Drue Hyrcza   Brooksville
Ina McCord   Brooksville
Louise Moneyhon   Augusta
Betty Newman   Brooksville
Leslie Newman   Brooksville
Larry Smith   Brooksville
Edith Ulrich   Brooksville

 

KFB Spotlight

Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue
June 25, 2019
Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

As much as farm families love what they do, there is a tremendous amount of stress that can come along with any farming operation, big or small; in good economic times or financial downturns.

Leading Young Ice Cream Entrepreneurs into the Value-Added Dairy Industry
June 25, 2019
Leading Young Ice Cream Entrepreneurs into the  Value-Added Dairy Industry

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “entrepreneur” as being, “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.”  With that said, the likely image of an entrepreneur is not necessarily that of a teenager. However, Ben Williams and Taylor Cook did not get that memo. In fact, these two teens have been thinking about running a business of their own for quite some time.

May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs
May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

In addition to being resourceful, hard-working and persistent, our nation’s farmers have been very patient. We have endured continued drops in net farm income, a host of natural disasters, and some of the most volatile commodity markets experienced in decades.