About Us

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.

 

OFFICERS

President   Larry Swetnam
 Vice President   Sean Millard
 Secretary   Brennan Gilkison
 Treasurer   John Tucker
Executive Director   Carry McIntosh
Agency Managers   John Wood
    Kristin Clark
    Craig Simpson
    Tiffany Cornett
    Bobby Cummings
    James Knight
County Ag Agent   Nick Carter
 Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Edie Swetnam
 Young Farmer Chair   Danielle Milbern

 

DIRECTORS

Robert Botkin   Lexington
Bonnie Eads   Lexington
Harry Graves   Lexington
Jason Groth   Lexington
Patrick Higginbotham   Lexington
Gary  Hilliard   Lexington
Walter Hillenmeyer   Lexington
Paul Huber   Frankfort
Bob James   Lexington
John James   Lexington
Jill Mahan   Lexington
Damon Miller   Lexington
Patrick Robinson   Lexington
Stuart Turlington   Lexington
Billy Van Pelt   Lexington
Stacy Vincent   Lexington
Kevin Welsh   Winchester
 Jason Whitis   Lexington
Bill Witt   Lexington

 

Area Program Director: Mark Lyle
Area #5

KFB Spotlight

Making the grade: Kentucky Farm Bureau offers five free professional development workshops for educators
May 26, 2016
Making the grade: Kentucky Farm Bureau offers five free professional development workshops for educators

Although the school year is rapidly coming to a close, the hard work that teachers put into classroom preparation and improving their instructional techniques continues on through the summer.

University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record
May 26, 2016
University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record

This year's University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day set a record for attendance with more than 2,000 students from three states.

 

New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind
May 26, 2016
New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind

 The University of Kentucky 

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently completed work on a facility located at the Coldstream Dairy Research Farm that will help in dairy research efforts.