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.

First Church of Christ Receives Donation from CCFB
First Church of Christ Receives Donation from CCFB

Carter County Farm Bureau celebrated Food Check-Out Day by making a donation to local food pantry First Church of Christ.

Tiffany Porter-Kennedy Wins 2019 KFB Gospel Music Showcase
Tiffany Porter-Kennedy Wins 2019 KFB Gospel Music Showcase

The winner of this year's KFB Gospel Music Showcase was from Carter County.

2019 Carter County Fair
2019 Carter County Fair

Carter County Farm Bureau purchased animals from the FFA and 4-H livestock sale at the 2019 Carter County Fair 

Carter County Farm Bureau hosts Kid's Health & Safety Day
Carter County Farm Bureau hosts Kid's Health & Safety Day

Carter County hosted a Kids Health and Safety Day at a local farm supply.

Farm Bureau at Carter County Fair
Farm Bureau at Carter County Fair

Carter County Farm Bureau purchased youth livestock at the county fair.

Carter County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Celebrates Farmers Appreciation Day
Carter County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Celebrates Farmer Appreciation Day

Carter County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee supplied breakfast and lunch for Farmer Appreciation at local farm service store.

Carter County Celebrates Food Check-Out Week
Carter County Celebrates Food Check-Out Week

Carter County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Celebrated Food Check Out Week by donating $200.00 to the local Food Pantry.

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

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

2017 District 10 Farm Bureau Talent and Variety Contest
2017 District 10 Farm Bureau Talent and Variety Contest

Ryan Kelley, accompanied by Cody Jenkins, placed 3rd in the District 10 Farm Bureau Talent and Variety Contest.

2017 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest
2017 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest

Carter County student Caitlynn Sammons placed 3rd in the District 10 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest.

2017 Ag Day for Kids
2017 Ag Day for Kids

Carter County Farm Bureau co-sponsored an Agriculture Day for Kids.

2016 Outstanding Youth Contest
2016 Outstanding Youth Contest

Carter County Farm Bureau had a girl contestant, Caitlyn Sammons,  in the District Outstanding Youth contest on October 3, 2016.

2017 KFB Gospel Music Showcase
Tiffany Porter of Carter County Wins the 2017 KFB Gospel Music Showcase

Tiffany Porter of Carter County was the 2017 winner of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Gospel Music Showcase at the Kentucky State Fair.

Carter County Celebrates Ag Appreciation Week
Carter County Celebrates Ag Appreciation Week

Carter County Farm Bureau made donations and conducted a Farmer Appreciation Breakfast to celebrate Ag Appreciation Week.

Carter County Middle Schools Participate in a Reality Store
Carter County Middle Schools Participate in a Reality Store

Carter County Farm Bureau participated in the “Reality Store” for 8th graders at both county middle schools.

Carter County 2016 Field Day
Carter County 2016 Field Day

Carter County Farm Bureau held a field day September 15, 2016 on the McGlone farm in Grayson, Ky.

2016 4-H Carter County Youth Livestock Show
2016 4-H Carter County Youth Livestock Show

Carter County Farm Bureau purchased 5 animals at the 2016 4-H Carter County Youth Livestock show including the Grand Champion swine and Grand Champion goat.

2016 Carter County Fair
2016 Carter County Fair

Carter County Farm Bureau Federation purchased six animals at the Carter County Fair Youth Livestock Auction. Carter County Farm Bureau supports the youth of Carter County as they are the future of agriculture in our country.

2016 National Ag Week in Carter County
2016 National Ag Week in Carter County

Judy McGlone read the 2016 Ag book to students at our local elementary school. After reading, the class planted peas in cups to watch them grow.

2015 Carter County Farm Bureau Membership Drive
2015 Carter County Farm Bureau Membership Drive

Carter County Farm Bureau conducted a membership drive in conjunction with their safety day program. We had giveaways and refreshments for both children and adults.

KFB Spotlight

American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies
January 13, 2023
American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 104th Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2023. Key topics ranged from expanding risk management programs and improving dairy pricing transparency to battling hunger.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation
January 9, 2023
Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation

The American Farm Bureau Federation presented awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 104th Convention. The awards recognize excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2022.

Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm
January 4, 2023
Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm

Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities. In this column, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm discusses the mission of the department and how it can be of assistance to more than just those who like to hunt and fish.