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.

Greenup County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Greenup County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Six Greenup County high school seniors received college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau. 

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

Greenup County high school junior Anna Jaco recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

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

Greenup County high school junior Keith Sparks recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

Greenup County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence
Greenup County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence

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

Greenup County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence
Greenup County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence

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

KFB Spotlight

Presidents Column | Our Advocacy Efforts Serve as the Strongest Tool
February 16, 2024
Presidents Column | Our Advocacy Efforts Serve as the Strongest Tool

As we move forward into 2024, a lot is going on from an advocacy standpoint. A new General Assembly session is in full swing, and we have just finished adopting policies and priorities at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention.

The Tradition Lives On | Legacy Farms are Adding to the Agriculture History of Kentucky
February 16, 2024
The Tradition Lives On | Legacy Farms are Adding to the Agriculture History of Kentucky

The Scott family has been a part of that agricultural heritage from the county’s very beginnings. Moses Scott is credited with being the first of this farm family legacy that now encompasses 10 generations dating back to the late 18th century.

Down the Backroads | I'm a Better Person for Having Known John Scott
February 16, 2024
Down the Backroads | I'm a Better Person for Having Known John Scott

One of the most gratifying things about my job has been all the great people I get to meet and the lasting impressions most of them leave with me. To say the farm families across this state are the "salt of the earth" is quite an understatement.