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.



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



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

A Call for Safety and Rural Health Applications
June 28, 2016
A Call for Safety and Rural Health Applications

Pleas complete and submit applications to the KFB state office no later than October 7, 2016.

Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan
June 24, 2016
Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan

According to information from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce.

KFB awards nearly $500,000 in college scholarships
June 9, 2016
KFB awards nearly $500,000 in college scholarships

Heading into the summer, the state and county Farm Bureaus have provided 327 scholarship grants totaling $489,000 to students across the state.