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   Carrie 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
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KFB Spotlight

Retail food prices in Kentucky increase slightly during 2nd Quarter of 2016 according to Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey
August 2, 2016
Retail food prices in Kentucky increase slightly during 2nd Quarter of 2016 according to Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey

For the first time in over a year, food prices in the Commonwealth have increased.

UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture
July 20, 2016
UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture

Thanks to funding from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, the University of Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence will help advance Kentucky agriculture for decades.

KFB County Farm Bureau Information Award nomination period now open
July 19, 2016
KFB County Farm Bureau Information Award nomination period now open

Please complete and submit applications to the KFB state office no later than October 14, 2016.