About Us

Terry Rowlett, President

OFFICERS

President   Terry Rowlett
 Vice President   James Mobley
 Secretary/Treasurer   Ginger Coombs
 Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Lynette Yount
 Young Farmer Chair   Curtis Coombs

 

DIRECTORS

Ralph Bryant   Eminence
Seth Bryant   New Castle
 Robert Bush   Campbellsburg
Curtis Coombs   Smithfield
Larry Congleton   Campbellsburg
Michael & Cindy Douglas   Pleasureville
 John Fischer   Campbellsburg
 Chris McBurney   New Castle
 Reid Moore   Campbellsburg
Dale Roberts   Pleasureville
Mark Roberts   Pleasureville
Jason Shryrock   Pleasureville
 John E. Smith   New Castle
Jerry Whitaker   Pendleton
Lynnette Yount   Eminence
Andy Zaring   Turners Station

KFB Spotlight

Getting a Look at Agriculture, Outside the US: Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home.
April 5, 2019
Getting 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. 

Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road
April 4, 2019
Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road

Being lucky enough to live in a rural area, I have grown accustomed to my farm neighbors and their implements moving back and forth on our roads. In fact, I have gone along for a ride or two with them, on occasion.