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.

Caldwell County Membership Appreciation Day
Caldwell County Membership Appreciation Day

Caldwell County held their member appreciation day on September 13, 2016.

Caldwell County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Caldwell County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Hannah York and Taely Beth Freeman, both seniors at Caldwell County High School, are the recipients of college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau.

Caldwell County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Caldwell County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Caldwell County high school juniors Madux Cummins and Hannah Greenfield recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). 

Caldwell County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence
Caldwell County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Caldwell County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Caldwell County Farm Bureau Sends One Child to 4-H Camp
Caldwell County Farm Bureau Sends One Child to 4-H Camp

Caldwell county Board President Wendell Roberts presented 4-H extension agent Rhonda Jewell a check for $195.00 to send one child to 4-H camp.

Caldwell County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Caldwell County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Caldwell County high school junior Hannah York recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

Caldwell County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Caldwell County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Caldwell County high school junior Carlie Peek recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

Caldwell County 2016 Black Patch Festival
Caldwell County 2016 Black Patch Festival

Agent James Boone and the Caldwell Co Farm Bureau board held a petting zoo at the local Black Patch Festival.

Caldwell County 2016 IFAL Participants
Caldwell County 2016 IFAL Participants

Caldwell County sent 4 students to the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders this year. Matthew McIntosh went to the University of Kentucky, while Hunter Adams, Destiny Oliver, and Mary Grace Jackson went to Murray State University.

2016 Caldwell County Annual Meeting
2016 Caldwell County Annual Meeting

Nicky Baker, member of Caldwell County Farm Bureau, was the winner of the non-commercial country ham at the Kentucky State Fair. He donated his winning ham to the local farm bureau to be given away at their annual meeting. The winner of the ham was Kim Cravens.

Retirement Party for Agent Wayne Butts of Caldwell County
Retirement Party for Agent Wayne Butts of Caldwell County

On March 1, 2015, Caldwell County Farm Bureau had a retirement party for Agent Wayne Butts who had been with Farm Bureau for 30 years.

Caldwell County Farm Bureau Donates to Local Food Bank
Caldwell County Farm Bureau Donates to Local Food Bank

Caldwell County Farm Bureau Board donated food items to help the local food bank. Leslie Peek, CSR at Caldwell County, was on hand to present the food items to the workers.

KFB Spotlight

The 2024 "Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky" has an Ag Connection
June 13, 2024
The 2024 "Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky" has an Ag Connection

The second annual Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) 2024 Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky Tournament winner is HempWood, an innovative lumber alternative that uses hemp and a soy-based glue to make organic flooring and other products. The contest is presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance.

2024 Kentucky Wheat Crop Update
June 13, 2024
2024 Kentucky Wheat Crop Update

Following a record-setting 2023 wheat crop, Kentucky producers are heading into harvest season as a top 15 wheat-producing state in the country thanks to that robust production last year.

Finding Her Way to the Farm and Farm Bureau
June 13, 2024
Finding Her Way to the Farm and Farm Bureau

Growing up in suburban Chicago, I was as far removed from agriculture as a child can be. But, I started riding horses at age 6; I came to Midway College for an Equine Management Degree, met a farm boy, fell in love, and got married.