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Hopkins County Farm Bureau receives 2015 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence
  • December 30, 2015

 Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Hopkins County Farm Bureau received the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors county Women’s Committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.

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Kimberly Faulk (right) County Administrator of the Hopkins County Farm Bureau, and Women’s Committee member, accepts the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Betty Farris (left), chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a December 4 recognition program at the 96th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.

2015 Farm Pride
  • November 11, 2015

 Please see a cutout from the local paper concerning Farm Pride.

2015 Ag Literacy Day
  • April 21, 2015

Shannon Brumfield recently celebrated National Agriculture Literacy Day by incorporating the book of the year into her daily curriculum at Christ The King School.

2015 Ag Literacy Day

2015 Congressional Tour
  • April 20, 2015

 Mark and Kelli Herring recently attend the 2015 Congressional Tour, along with daughter Josie and son Blake.  The family stated they were very grateful for the opportunity.  The trip was very informative and a wonderful learning experience for their family.


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Food Check-out Week
  • April 20, 2015

Hopkins County Food Check Out Week was a huge success.  Local Students from the Madisonville North Hopkins FFA Chapter was present at Kroger along with the County Administrator Kimberly Faulk.  Information was handed out and we had a wonderful display to show.  There was a PSA that ran during the week and all the food that was in the basket was later donated to the Hopkins County Christian Food Bank.  Kimberly Faulk also did food baskets and took them to local officials such as the Mayor of Madisonville David Jackson’s office pictured, each high school and each Kentucky Farm Bureau insurance office.

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  • April 23, 2014

Jarrett Brown, Agency Manager for the Hopkins County–Center Street Agency of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, has been named Master Agent and Agency Manager of the Year at the 2014 Sales Conference.

The Master Agent program recognizes superior overall performance by agents and agency managers over the past year. While this prestigious distinction honors individuals for exceptional sales production, equal consideration is given to attitude, contribution to the team concept, loss ratio, field underwriting and cooperation with the Claims and the Product & Risk Management departments, as well as other areas of the company.

District One Agency Manager of the Year is awarded to one outstanding Agency Manager. District one consist of a 24-county region. The award recognizes excellence in overall sales production, satisfactory loss-ratio, service to policy holders and an affirmative attitude.

Jarrett contracted as an agency manager in Hopkins County with Kentucky Farm Bureau in June 2008. He was an agent for Warren County Farm Bureau for eleven years before opening his own agency on Center Street. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Health Care & Business Administration. Jarrett lives in Hanson KY with his wife, Dana and twin sons, San and Shepherd.

Jarrett heads the list of a well-established network of over 400 Kentucky Farm Bureau agents statewide. The company, founded in 1944, has offices in all of the Commonwealth's 120 counties. Farm Bureau markets a wide variety of insurance lines, from homeowner’s and automobile coverage to life and health insurance and retirement planning. For more information about Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance call Jarrett and his staff at (270)821-0405.


L-R= Chuck Osborne VP of Sales & Marketing KFB, Eddie Melton 1st VP of
KFB, Dana & Jarrett Brown, and Adam Whiteside Area Sales and Marketing
Manager for KFB District 1.

Spring Events
  • April 21, 2014

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Mitch McConnell from the Congressional Tour in Washington D.C.


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Colby and Kimberly Faulk with children Madison, Lucius and Jonas Faulk in Washington D.C. for the Congressional Tour.


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Kimberly Faulk reads a book about agriculture to a classroom at Pride Ave. Elementary School.


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These pictures were taken at Southside Elementary School. Hopkins County Farm Bureau partnered with Madisonville North Hopkins FFA students and had a book barn built to donate to the school. We also donated books and Kimberly Faulk read to a class.



Legislative Breakfast
  • April 21, 2014
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The Legislative Breakfast that Hopkins County and Muhlenberg County co-host. Several were in attendance which included State Representatives, Senators, Board of directors, Judge executive’s, and Mayors. There was an agenda of legislative issues discussed and breakfast was served.

Youth Contest Results
  • November 25, 2013

The 2013 Variety Contest Winner who will represent District 2 at the State Annual Showcase is Savannah Abbagail Gilford from Henderson County and performed a vocal Solo entitled "I Turn to You". Second place was Samuel Enoch Winders from Crittenden County and Third Place was awarded to Annabelle Grace Watts, Daviess County.

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Picture Attached from Right to Left is: 2nd Place Samuel Enoch Winders, Crittenden County, and First Place Savannah Abbagail Gilford, Henderson County; and Third Place Annabelle Grace Not Pictured.


The 2013 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest was also held October 17th and the results follow: First Place whom will represent District 2 in the State Contest at the KFB Annual Meeting went to Jessica Paige Murch - Henderson County and Cable Keith Wilson - McLean County. Second Place was awarded to Maggie Sims Collins - Crittenden County and Joseph Chancelloe Reed - Muhlenberg County, and third place goes to Bayley Lhea Ranes & Nolan Henry Pettit, both from Webster County.

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Picture attached from Right to Left: Nolan Henry Pettit, Joseph Chancellor Reed, Cable Keith Wilson, Jessica Paige Murch, Maggie Sims Collins, and Bayley Lhea Ranes.

Hopkins County Annual Meeting
  • July 19, 2013

Hopkins County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Meal
Date: Saturday, August 24th, 6 p.m.
Location: Ballard Fair and Convention Center, 605 E. Arch St. Madisonville, KY
Price per plate: $5 (children 3 & under eat free)
Fried chicken, pulled pork, corn, green beans, rolls, piglet pie, banana pudding, sweet tea, water
Giveaways galore!!!



National Ag Literacy Day
  • July 15, 2013

FFA Officers from Madisonville North Hopkins High School read to students at a local elementary school during part of "Ag in the Classroom" and National Ag Literacy Day in March.

Our local board greatly supports and appreciates both schools for their eager participation. We are proud of our strong FFA chapters in our county!

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Hopkins County Farm Bureau has tiling machine for rent
  • June 05, 2013

Hopkins County Farm Bureau has a pull-type field tiling machine available for rent to members at a cost of .05 per linear foot. Please call 270-452-0226. Members are required to provide their own tractor to pull the machine.



Food Check-Out
  • March 19, 2013

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Madisonville North Hopkins FFA students and Hopkins County Central High 
handed out food fact cards at Kroger during food checkout week in February.



Farm books read at local school
  • January 14, 2013
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Shannon Brumfield, county secretary, with a group of elementary students, after dedicating a book barn (built by local FFA chapter). Students looking at ag books appropriate for elementary age students. Books were bought and donated by the Hopkins County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. President D. Shawn Brumfield showing books to the students at a local school in town. The students shared whether they have been on a farm before and other information they know about farming. Mr.. Brumfield talked to the students about strawberries and when they are harvested.

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