Edmonson County Farm Bureau Key Programs

 

Ag in the Classroom
The Edmonson County Farm Bureau provides a packet of information made available in each school library. 

Farm Safety Day
All fifth graders in Edmonson County participate in the Farm Safety Day Camp. 

Food Check-Out Day
Edmonson County Farm Bureau donates to a local food bank in recognition of Food Check-Out Day. 

Outstanding Youth and Variety
These contests are held annually in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.

Roadside Farm Markets
Mammoth Cave Transplants - click here for more information

Scholarship
The Edmonson County Farm Bureau offers a $1,000 scholarship annually to a senior in the Edmonson County School System who is a member of Farm Bureau. Applications are available at the counselors office at Edmonson County High School and at the Farm Bureau office on Jackson Street.

 

KFB Spotlight

President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote
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President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.

Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other
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Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other

I’m blessed to have grown up on our family farm in Clark County. It taught me the benefits of hard work as I learned through hands-on activities that took place every day. I discovered how to grow crops, care for animals, and to be a good steward of the land. It was a classroom like no other and my parents set an example that I carry with me daily.

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I remember well my very first day of school in 1966. I was terrified. There is no other way to describe it except to say it was sheer terror. In those days, at least where I lived, preschool and kindergarten were not an option, or at least not something included in my little country school.