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.

Harrison County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Harrison County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Melicity Nakay Fraley, Anna Katherine Furnish, and Dalton Thomas Switzer, all seniors at Harrison County High School, are the recipients of college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau. 

Harrison County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Harrison County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Harrison County high school juniors Hannah Perkins and Jessica Tucker recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

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

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

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

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

Project by Harrison County Student Featured in Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Science in Agriculture" Displays
Project by Harrison County Student Featured in Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Science in Agriculture" Displays

Harrison County student, Kate Gasser, was among the 12 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.

Harrison County Students Attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Harrison County Students Attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Harrison County high school juniors Annie Furnish, Whitley Lemons, and Shelby Mullen recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

Harrison County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Harrison County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Harrison County high school junior Haley Fauste recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

Harrison County Food Checkout Week
Harrison County Food Checkout Week

In celebration of Food Check-out Week, Harrison County Farm Bureau made a donation to both of the local food pantries, Harrison County Food Pantry and Hope's Helping Hand Pantry.

Harrison County National Agriculture Literacy Week
Harrison County National Agriculture Literacy Week

In celebration of National Agriculture Literacy Week, the local federation donated and read 'The Apple Orchard Riddle' to local schools, as well as the local public library.

Harrison County Youth at 2015 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Harrison County Youth at 2015 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Gracie Furnish and Travis Fry represented Harrison County this past week at IFAL on the University of Kentucky campus.

KFB Spotlight

Agriculture Commissioner Proclaims June as Dairy Month in Kentucky
June 20, 2024
Agriculture Commissioner Proclaims June as Dairy Month in Kentucky

Commissioner of Agriculture Jonathan Shell joined dairy industry representatives and dairy producers on Tuesday, June 18, to sign a proclamation honoring the dairy industry and June as Dairy Month in Kentucky.

Kentucky Teacher Selected for the 2024 National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award
June 14, 2024
Kentucky Teacher Selected for the 2024 National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award

Among the eight winners of this year's award is Laura Highbaugh, an AgSTREAM teacher ay Creekside Elementary in Sonora, Kentucky.

The 2024 "Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky" has an Ag Connection
June 13, 2024
The 2024 "Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky" has an Ag Connection

The second annual Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) 2024 Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky Tournament winner is HempWood, an innovative lumber alternative that uses hemp and a soy-based glue to make organic flooring and other products. The contest is presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance.