County Corner - Kentucky Farm Bureau

County Corner

County Farm Bureaus support every community in the Commonwealth through information, products and service programs including: Women's Leadership Activities, Ag in the Classroom, Commodity Market Information, Scholarships, Certified Roadside Farm Markets and our Young Farmers program.  County Farm Bureaus  have established a reputation as effective advocates for its members.  Check this space often for updates on County Farm Bureau programs and activities happening in our community.

Franklin County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Applications for the 2022-2023 Paul Gray Memorial Scholarship
Franklin County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Applications for the 2022-2023 Paul Gray Memorial Scholarship

Franklin County Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for the Paul Gray Memorial Scholarship.  

Jake Harrod represents Franklin County Farm Bureau in KFB's Outstanding Youth Contest
Jake Harrod represents Franklin County Farm Bureau in KFB's Outstanding Youth Contest

Jake Harrod represented District 6 at KFB's Outstanding Youth Contest in Louisville, KY.

Franklin County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Franklin County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Franklin County high school junior Jake Harrod recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). 

Franklin County Farm City Banquet at Lakeview Park
Franklin County Farm City Banquet at Lakeview Park

Pictured from left are Ed McClure, Agency Manager; Sharon Spencer, Franklin County Farm Bureau President; and J.O. Osborne, Agency Manager attended the Franklin County Farm City Banquet at Lakeview Park.

Franklin County Farm Bureau receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence
Franklin County Farm Bureau receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Franklin County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Franklin County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Franklin County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Franklin County high school junior Molly Mitchell recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders. Mitchell and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 11-15 at Murray State University.

KFB Spotlight

Fescue Farmers Needed for Large-Scale Grasslands Agriculture Project
May 28, 2024
Fescue Farmers Needed for Large-Scale Grasslands Agriculture Project

Beef cattle farmers in the tall fescue belt are eligible to take part in one of the largest initiatives ever undertaken to improve productivity, profitability and conservation benefits of grasslands in the eastern U.S. This program is also open to pasture-based sheep and goat operations.

Nominations Open for Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2024 Farm Woman of the Year
May 7, 2024
Nominations Open for Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2024 Farm Woman of the Year

The annual award honors the outstanding achievements of women in Kentucky agriculture. Recipients represent the highest levels of professional excellence, leadership and innovation in farming.

We Can No Longer Ignore the Losses We are Seeing in Farmland
May 2, 2024
We Can No Longer Ignore the Losses We are Seeing in Farmland

That is the goal of the KFTI, as we work together to make sure the farmland we have remains in production now and for future generations.