2016 Harlan County Farm Bureau Member Appreciation Day
Harlan County Farm Bureau Member Appreciation Day was September 16 at the Frank Couch Farm Bureau Building. Board members, agents, secretary staff and the Young Farmer Committee talked with members about their state and local membership discounts and Easy Pay. Several membership discounts and local businesses were present: Avision Glass, Creech Chevrolet, Tommy’s Motorsports Polaris, ARH Hospital, and the Health Department. Free food and drinks were served to our members.
- Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life
- April 23, 2019
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
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
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.