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
- Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life
- April 23, 2019
Having grown up working on my grandparent’s farm, I learned at an early age an appreciation of the farming way of life. I was taught the value agriculture holds for my family and the world around me.
- A Look at Agriculture Outside the US: Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home
- April 5, 2019
Sometimes, the best way to see more clearly, and perhaps appreciate more, a specific issue that is close to home, is to observe if from a different perspective, in a different place.
- Staying out of the Weather: Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles
- April 4, 2019
Since the end of last December, several head of a beef cattle herd on the David and Mollie Appelman / ATM Farm, were kept in a compost bedded pack barn throughout the winter months, rather than out in the wet winter weather. The idea led to dryer feeding conditions, less water/waste run-off, easier working conditions, and happier cows.