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

Legislative Report No. 5 - February 24, 2017 - 2017 Kentucky General Assembly
February 24, 2017
Legislative Report No. 5 - February 24, 2017 - 2017 Kentucky General Assembly
Kentucky Farm Bureau policy development process continues, nearly 300 members head to nation's capital
February 20, 2017
Kentucky Farm Bureau policy development process continues, nearly 300 members head to nation's capital

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) volunteer leaders continue the organization’s grassroots policy development process this month as they head to Washington, D.C., with their list of 2017 national priority issues and a willingness to serve as “The Voice of Kentucky Agriculture.” 

Joining forces for young farmers and rural communities
February 8, 2017
Joining forces for young farmers and rural communities

As a generation of farmers gradually transfers farm management and responsibilities to the next, it’s important the handoffs are smooth and successful.