About Us

OFFICERS

President   Joe Hagman
 Vice President   Tim Cecil
 Secretary/Treasurer   James Hagman
Office Secretary   Connie Wheatley
County Ag Agent   Evan Tate
 Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Michele Simpson Winchell
 Young Farmer Chair   Evan Tate

 

DIRECTORS

Marcus Allen   Lewisport
Durward Cheek   Reynolds Station
Victor Hagman   Hawesville
Henry Hall   Lewisport
James Lindsey   Hawesville
Gary Marsch   Lewisport
Justin Obenchain   Hawesville
Franklin Powers   Hawesville
Stephen Joey Powers   Hawesville
Wendell Richardson   Lewisport
Josh Smith   Lewisport
Jared Stephens   Hawesville
David Winchell   Hawesville

 

Area Program Director: Tony Holloway
District #3

KFB Spotlight

Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life
April 23, 2019
Comment Column:  KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

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
A Look at Agriculture Outside the US:  Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home

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
Staying out of the Weather:  Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles

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.