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.

Henderson County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications
Henderson County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications

Henderson County Farm Bureau will award an academic college scholarship for the 2022-2023 school term.

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 KFB Variety Showcase
Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 KFB Variety Showcase

Kentucky Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2022 Variety Showcase.  The purpose of the Variety Showcase is to recognize winners of the district variety contests and to give winners an opportunity to gain valuable experience performing before audiences. 

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Competition
Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Competition

Kentucky Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for the Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Competition.  The purpose of the competition is to promote youth involvement in county Farm Bureau activities and to recognize leadership, achievements and awards in their schools and communities.

Henderson County Farm Bureau Announces 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners
Henderson County Farm Bureau Announces 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners

Henderson County Farm Bureau awarded college scholarships to eleven students for the 2020-2021 academic year.  

Senator Dorsey Ridley recognized for his service to Kentucky Agriculture
Senator Dorsey Ridley recognized for his service to Kentucky Agriculture

During a recent Henderson County Farm Bureau board meeting, Senator Dorsey Ridley was honored for his 14 years of service and advocacy on behalf of Kentucky Agriculture. 

Dennis Elliott named "Agriculturist of the Year"
Dennis Elliott named "Agriculturist of the Year"

Henderson County Farm Bureau Board Member “Dennis Elliott” was awarded the “Agriculturist of the Year” for his contributions to agriculture.

Tenth Annual Farm Follies Theater
Tenth Annual Farm Follies Theater

Fifty-three students participated in the 2019 production of Farm Follies.  The plays are written by local 7th and 8th grade Creativity Gifted and Talented Students and performed by 4th and 5th grade Drama Gifted and Talented Students.

Henderson County Farm Bureau Women's Committee makes donation to local fire department
Henderson County Farm Bureau Women's Committee makes donation to local fire department

The Women’s Committee of Henderson County Farm Bureau presented a check for $650 to the Henderson County Fire Department.  

Henderson County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Henderson County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Hailee M. Hope, Mary Beth Mullican, Erin McClure O’Nan and Daxx Brayden Sugg, all seniors at Henderson County High School, each received a $500 college scholarship from Henderson County Farm Bureau. 

Join Us for Dinner! Henderson County Annual Meeting & Picnic 2018
Join Us for Dinner! Henderson County Annual Meeting & Picnic 2018

Henderson County annual meeting & picnic 2018.

 

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

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

Henderson County Honored in Kentucky Farm Bureau's County Activities of Excellence Program
Henderson County Honored in Kentucky Farm Bureau's County Activities of Excellence Program

Henderson County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Activities of Excellence program. All five recipients of the award were recognized during the December 1 general session of KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

2017 Henderson County Annual Meeting and Picnic
2017 Henderson County Annual Meeting and Picnic

Henderson County Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting and Picnic hosted over 200 guests on July 29, 2017. 

Henderson County 2017 Scholarship Winners
Henderson County 2017 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to these winners of the 2017 Henderson County Farm Bureau scholarships.

Henderson County Women's Committee Sponsors 2017 Food Check Out Week
Henderson County Women's Committee Sponsors 2017 Food Check Out Week

On February 21, 2017, an official proclamation was signed by the Henderson County Judge Executive, Brad Schneider, proclaiming February 19-25, 2017 as office “Food Check Out Week."

Henderson County 2017 Farm Follies
Henderson County 2017 Farm Follies

We are gearing up for the annual “Farm Follies” on February 23, 2017 at the Henderson Fine Arts Center.

Henderson County Assistant Attorney Speaks on the Net Profit Tax
Henderson County Assistant Attorney Speaks on the Net Profit Tax

Henderson County Farm Bureau board members were addressed by guest speaker, Henderson County Assistant Attorney, Andrew Powell regarding the 1% Net Profit Tax.

2016 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth
2016 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth

Henderson County Farm Bureau “Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth”  local winner, JT Payne, represented Henderson County well at the District Competition on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Madisonville.

2016 Henderson County Farm Follies
2016 Henderson County Farm Follies

Each year the gifted and talented students of Henderson County write, produce, and perform plays regarding farms, farming, and agriculture. 

2016 Henderson County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients
2016 Henderson County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to this year's scholarship recipients!

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.