Farm Bureau is a voluntary organization operating under the code 501(c)5 not-for-profit guided and directed by our nearly 13,000 member families. We are committed to educating the public about agriculture, encouraging youth in advancing education and leadership skills and contributing to our community to make Fayette County the best place to live, work, raise a family and have a great quality of life.
|Vice President||John Tucker|
|Secretary||Robert Coleman James|
|Executive Director||Carrie McIntosh|
|Agency Managers||John Wood|
|County Ag Agent||Nick Carter|
|Farm Bureau Women's Chair||Julie Waits|
|Young Farmer Chair||Danielle Milbern|
|Billy Van Pelt||Lexington|
Area Program Director: Mark Lyle
- Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue
- June 25, 2019
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
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
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.