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.

Jefferson County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year
Jefferson County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year

Jefferson County Farm Bureau will award one $2,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field and one $2,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a non-agriculture degree. Applicants will be evaluated on leadership, scholarship, and financial need.

Jefferson County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Jefferson County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Ten Jefferson County high school seniors received college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau.

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

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

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

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

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

Jefferson County student, Caroline Bates, 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.

Jefferson County Scholarship Awards
Jefferson County Scholarship Awards

Jefferson County Farm Bureau was trilled to award several scholarships for the 2014 school year.

2015 YF, AFBF and Women's AFBF Conference Roundup
2015 YF, AFBF, and Women's AFBF Conference Roundup

The 2015 Young Farmer, American Farm Bureau Federation, and Women's American Farm Bureau Federation Round-up

Jefferson County Food Checkout Day
Jefferson County Food Checkout Day

Alissa Summers member of the Louisville Aggies 4-H Livestock Club and Tommee Clark, Owner of Sunny Acres Farm in Louisville, KY met with one of many consumers to visit the Jeffersontown Winters Farmers Market this past Saturday.

Jefferson County Farm Bureau Members Attend 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in Washington D.C.
Jefferson County Farm Bureau Members Attend 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in Washington D.C.

The Congressional Tour is an excellent opportunity for our members to meet with their Congressional leaders and share our values, concerns, and policy as it relates to our Farm Families and operations.

Val the Cow at Cow Pie Bingo
Val the Cow at Cow Pie Bingo

Recently, Executive Director Matt Michaud, Vice President Samantha McNay and Jami Guess visited Holy Cross High School for their annual Cow Pie Bingo event.

2015 Seneca High School Animals for Learning
2015 Seneca High School Animals for Learning

For the past few years, Jefferson County Farm Bureau has been helping the Seneca Ag Program with their yearly event, Animals For Learning. This year we also helped by reading the Foundation for Agriculture’s Book of the Year, “The Apple Orchard Riddle" to classes who attended the event!

Book Barns Delivered to Jefferson County Public Schools
Book Barns Delivered to Jefferson County Public Schools

In the past month, Jefferson County Farm Bureau has begun delivering our "Book Barns" to schools around the county! This project has been inspired by other Brilliant Farm Bureau Counties. Several of our schools are either including them in the library or putting them in select classes to use for more in depth education.

KFB Spotlight

London's Cornett Farm Fresh Provides One-Stop-Shop with Local Flair
July 16, 2024
London's Cornett Farm Fresh Provides One-Stop-Shop with Local Flair

The market’s successes recently earned them a 2024 Pacesetter Award by the Kentucky Small Business Development Center.

Down the Backroads: The Bond of a Barn Family
July 16, 2024
Down the Backroads: The Bond of a Barn Family

It doesn’t matter whether you live on a farm or not, or show livestock or not, we can experience that expanded family feeling simply by being together, caring for each other, and helping out in times of need.

KFB President Eddie Melton: Advocating for the Ag Industry
July 16, 2024
KFB President Eddie Melton: Advocating for the Ag Industry

We must remain vigilant in our efforts to advocate for our industry especially in the toughest of growing seasons.