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.

Victoria Adams Competes in KFB State Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest
Victoria Adams Competes in KFB State Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest

Harlan County High School’s Victoria Adams competed in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest.

Harlan County Farm Bureau Donates Turkey Cumberland Hope Community Center
Harlan County Farm Bureau Donates Turkey Cumberland Hope Community Center

Harlan County Farm Bureau donated turkeys to the Cumberland Hope Community Center in Evarts, KY.  The Cumberland Hope Community Center is a residential addiction recovery center for adult women. 

Harlan County honored in Kentucky Farm Bureau's County Activities of Excellence Program
Harlan County honored in Kentucky Farm Bureau's County Activities of Excellence Program

Harlan County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Activities of Excellence program.   

Harlan County Farm Bureau Donates to Local Honor Guard
Harlan County Farm Bureau Donates to Local Honor Guard

Harlan County Farm Bureau made a donation to the Harlan County Honor Guard. The Honor Guard was created to provide funeral services to those that have served this great nation.

Harlan County Farm County Sponsors Forestry Days Field Trip for Local Students
Harlan County Farm County Sponsors Forestry Days Field Trip for Local Students

Harlan County Farm Bureau Forestry Days Field Trip was held at Pine Mountain Settlement School May 4 - 10. During the event, Harlan County Farm Bureau Board Members, Pine Mountain Settlement School Outdoor Education Staff, and Kentucky Division of Forestry staff educated 350 students about Forest Management.

Harlan County Farm Bureau Celebrates Food Check-Out Week
Harlan County Farm Bureau Celebrates Food Check-Out Week

Food Check-Out week recognizes the hard working farmer and celebrates how safe and affordable food is in America. 

Harlan County Farm Bureau Provides Much Needed Assistance to Local Charities
Harlan County Farm Bureau Provides Much Needed Assistance to Local Charities

Harlan County Farm Bureau generously donated to multiple Harlan County non-profits this Christmas.  

Harlan County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Tree Giveaway
Harlan County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Tree Giveaway

Harlan County Farm Bureau distributed 1,400 trees to its members and the public during the Annual Tree Giveaway.  Eight varieties of trees were available, including the White Oak which was chosen to support the White Oak Initiative. 

HCFB Makes Donation to Local FFA Chapter
HCFB Makes Donation to Local FFA Chapter

HCFB supported the Harlan County FFA Chapter with a $500 donation.   

HCFB Makes Contribution to Local Nonprofit Christ Hands
HCFB Supports Makes Contribution to Local Nonprofit Christ Hands

Harlan County Farm Bureau made a donation to local nonprofit Christ Hands whose mission is to feed the community and share the gospel.

HCFB Supports Local Honor Guard
HCFB Supports Local Honor Guard

Harlan County Farm Bureau donated $300 to the Harlan County Honor Guard.

HCFB Donates $500 to Future Farmers of America
HCFB Donates $500 to Future Farmers of America

Harlan County Farm Bureau donated $500 to the Harlan County FFA to purchase seed and supplies for their Greenhouse Project.  

Judge Executive Dan Mosley Signs Food Check-Out Proclamation
Judge Executive Dan Mosley Signs Food Check-Out Proclamation

Dan Mosley, Judge Executive, signed the Food Check-Out Week Proclamation.  Harlan County Farm Bureau celebrated Food Check-Out Week February 16-22. 

Harlan County Farm Bureau Supports Christ Hands
Harlan County Farm Bureau Supports Christ Hands

Harlan County Farm Bureau donated money to Christ Hands to purchase food for donation.

Caleb Ashley competes in Kentucky Farm Bureau's State Outstanding Youth Contest
Caleb Ashley competes in Kentucky Farm Bureau's State Outstanding Youth Contest

Caleb Ashley, a Senior at Harlan County High School, competed in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s State Outstanding Youth Contest in Louisville.

Harlan County Farm Bureau receives 2019 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence
Harlan County Farm Bureau receives 2019 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Harlan County Farm Bureau received the 2019 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. 

Harlan County Farm Bureau receives 2019 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence
Harlan County Farm Bureau receives 2019 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Harlan County Farm Bureau received the 2019 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. 

Harlan County Student Wins KFB District 11 Youth & Variety Contest
Harlan County Student Wins KFB District 11 Youth & Variety Contest

Harlan County High School senior Caleb Ashley won the male speech and interview contest.

Nathan and Lindsey Boggs of Harlan County Farm Bureau Teach Local 5th Graders about Agriculture
Nathan and Lindsey Boggs of Harlan County Farm Bureau Teach Local 5th Graders about Agriculture

Education is top priority for Harlan County Farm Bureau.  HCFB members Nathan and Lindsey Boggs visited 5th graders throughout the county to teach them about agriculture, forestry and distracted driving.

Harlan County Farm Bureau Recognizes Marcus Creech, Joseph Dempsey, and Raymond Cox During Its 2019 Annual Meeting
Harlan County Farm Bureau Recognizes Marcus Creech, Joseph Dempsey, and Raymond Cox During Its 2019 Annual Meeting

During its 2019 Annual Meeting, Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard recognized Marcus Creech, Joseph Dempsey, and Raymond Cox.

KFB Spotlight

American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies
January 13, 2023
American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 104th Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2023. Key topics ranged from expanding risk management programs and improving dairy pricing transparency to battling hunger.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation
January 9, 2023
Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation

The American Farm Bureau Federation presented awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 104th Convention. The awards recognize excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2022.

Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm
January 4, 2023
Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm

Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities. In this column, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm discusses the mission of the department and how it can be of assistance to more than just those who like to hunt and fish.