Food Checkout Week in Hopkins County

 

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.

 

 

KFB Spotlight

Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Family
October 19, 2021
Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Family

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) named Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County its “2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family.” This annual award recognizes an individual or couple under the age of 36 who demonstrates strong farm management skills, KFB and community involvement and consistent financial growth through their farm.

Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group
September 22, 2021
Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group

As Kentucky Farm Bureau's Centennial Year came to a close in 2019, the Vision 100 Committee was created at the direction of KFB President Mark Haney. This committee, comprised of KFB volunteer leaders from the local level, as well as staff from both the Federation and the Insurance Company, was convened to help guide strategic planning for the future of the entire organization.

Commissioner Quarles proclaims Sept. 19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky
September 19, 2021
Commissioner Quarles proclaims Sept. 19-25  as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky

Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles has proclaimed Sept.19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put their health and safety first at all times. The theme for this year's safety week is "Farm Safety Yields Real Results."