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Official Appreciation Dinner
  • March 28, 2014

Madison County Farm Bureau Federation held their annual Official Appreciation Dinner on March 25, 2014, in the Berea Community Room, with approximatley 25 Officials in attendance. Officials enjoyed a catered meal and discussion with MCFB Federation board members, related to the community and farming. Attending were represenatives from , Madison County Magistrates, Counyt Judge Exective, Madison County Sheriff, MC PVA, MC Clerk, Waste Management, MC Jailor and Berea City Councilmen.

 

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2014 State Legislative Dinner
  • March 19, 2014

2014 State Legislative Dinner held on February 20th 2014, attending are: Represenatives Jonathan Shell, Donna Mayfield, MCFB Federation President Tim Brandenburg, Represative Rita Smart and Senator Jared Carpenter.  

 

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Farm City Banquet
  • November 13, 2013

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Darrell Wells from Jacks Creek Rd, in northern Madison County was the recipient of the 2013 Farm City Banquet, Excellence in Ag, held on November 4, at the Madison County Extension office, sponsored by Madison County Farm Bureau Federation.


 
Scholarships
  • August 29, 2013

 

DSCN0038 (Custom) Madison County Farm Bureau gives 4 $1,000.00 Scholarships to graduating seniors from the 4 local high schools, to KFB members in Madison County. Pictured are 2 of the four scholarship winners.
Pictured are: Tim Brandenburg, President, Kelsey Choate, from Madison Southern High School, winner of the Ag Scholarship, will be attending Morehead State University with a degree in PreVet. Maggie Collins, regular membership, from Madison Southern High School, will be attending EKU this fall to receive a degree in nursing, and Rose Ann House, Women’s committee chair for Madison County Farm Bureau Federation. Those scholarship winner that didn’t attend the 2013 Annual meeting were Ashley Nicole Roy, associate membership, from Model Lad, will be attending Morehead State University to obtain a degree in Biology.

 


 

 
Madison County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting
  • July 22, 2013

Madison County Farm Bureau Federation 2013 Annual Meeting presided by: President Tim Brandenburg

Madison County Farm Bureau Federation Executive Board:
Tim Brandenburg, President
Richard Cobb IV, Vice President
Evan McCord, Treasure
William Collins, Secretary

Approximately 300 members from the Madison County Farm Bureau attended the 2013 Annual meeting.
Loudon Catering provided the meal, with local youth competing in the 2013 talent contest. The winner of the talent contest will go on to the District 8 Talent and Speech contest to be held the first Monday of October in Rockcastle County. This year’s winner was Abigail Harris. 

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Madison County hosts dinner for Representatives and Senator
  • February 19, 2013

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Madison County Farm Bureau Federation hosted a dinner for our local Representatives and Senator on January 29, 2013.
Pictured above: Senator Jarod Carpenter, MCFB Federation President Tim Brandenburg, Rep Rita Smart,
Rep. Jonathan Shell, and Rep. Donna Mayfield. Local and state farming issues were discussed.

 


 

 
Scholarship Winners
  • September 25, 2012

The following recipients of the Madison County Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship received $ 1000.00 each:

Laura K. Burgess, daughter of Sara Burgess, Associate Member.

Benjamin D. Lake, son of Scott and Karla Lake, Regular member

Kristin C. Congleton, daughter of Rob and Kathy Congleton, Regular member

Michaela M. Lawson, daughter of Tammy Lawson, Associate member
 

 


 

 
Madison County Farm Bureau Safety Booth
  • September 17, 2012

Madison County Farm Bureau Federation along with Madison Southern High School had a safety booth at the Farm Field Day on the Ousley Farm in Richmond off Jacks Creek Road. The booths campaign was “Here’s Your Sign." Every visitor at the booth received safety brochures related to farming and farming equipment, and a safety sign.

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Food Checkout and National Ag Week
  • May 17, 2012

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Rose Ann House, Woman's Committee Chair along with Sue McAfee women's committee member,
presented Judge Executive Linda Ginter with a basket of Kentucky made products to promote Food Check Out Week and National Ag Week.

 


 

 
Legislative Dinner
  • January 24, 2012

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Madison County Farm Bureau hosted a Legislature Dinner on January 24, 2012 for our local State Senator and Representatives to discuss local
and state issues related to farming and the farming community. Pictured are: Richard Cobb IV, Vice President, State Senator Jared Carpenter,
Representatives Rita Smart and Lonnie Napier, with Madison County Farm Bureau Federation President Tim Brandenburg.

 


 

 
2011 Madison County Ag Expo a Huge Success
  • October 05, 2011

The 2011 Madison County Ag Expo was a huge success this year with over 500 people in attendance enjoying free food, soil testing, educational displays, door prizes and demonstrations. Madison County Kentucky Farm Bureau was on hand demonstrating their In-Line Hay Wrapper which has many benefits for hay storage including virtually no wasted feed and hay will maintain full feed value for up to eighteen months. Also, the wrapped hay is an alternative to barn storage for reduced weathering loss. Brandon Sears of the Madison County Extension Office explained the process and the affordability of a farmer renting the hay wrapper versus purchasing one. You may call the Madison County Extension Office for complete details and rental information.
There were over forty local vendors providing fresh produce to the 4-H Means Business Club exhibits, including a participant from Lexington displaying a large variety of flavored olive oil. Chris and Patti Cooper owners of Cooper Farms discussed the process of producing hydroponic lettuce, grown without soil, in which they produce locally on their family farm in Richmond . The South Eastern Antique Tractor Association had an attractive antique tractor display and 4-H programs had sheep, chickens, calves and horses for visitors to admire. This was another successful year for the Ag Expo.

Story & Photos by:
Rhonda McIntyre

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Phillip Harrison registers for a Cracker Barrell Certificate from Madison County Kentucky Farm Bureau. Rose Ann House - Madison County Kentucky Farm Bureau Board member discusses with visitors the advantages of KFB Member Discounts. Margy Herren, Branch Manager for Park Community Federal Credit Union in Richmond discusses opening a new account with the many visitors that attended the AG Expo.
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Shawn Adkinson a Madison Co. Kentucky Farm Bureau Agent talks with the Ag Expo visitors. This goat was sure having a good time at the Ag Expo. Insisting he have his picture taken. What a CUTIE!!!! Patti Cooper with Cooper Farms discussing the process of Hydroponic Lettuce, grown without soil.
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Paula Jones and her sister Myra selling fresh produce and representing the Madison Co. Farmers Market. Fresh vegetables and a Cookbook available through the Madison Co. Farmers Market and the Extension Office. The Madison County Farm Bureau Hay Wrapper.
 
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The Madison Co. Farm Bureau Hay Wrapper available to rent. Wrapped Hay. The results of the hay wrapper. Golden Jublilee - Antique Tractor owned by Linda VanWinkle of Berea, KY
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Kentucky Farm Bureau Hay Wrapper. Ag Expo Madison County - Hay Wrapper  


 
In Line Hay Wrapper Rental Now Available
  • September 19, 2011

Madison County now has an In Line Hay Wrapper Rental available to Madison County Farmers.

For more information please contact:
Eddie Warren at 859-625-8852 or Kevin Fields at 859-582-8855

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2011-2011 Scholarship Winners
  • September 19, 2011

On of the Madison County Farm Bureau Federation 2011- 2012 Scholarship winners with President Kevin Fields (Isaac Marcum, student at Madison Central High School) other winners that were unable to attend the 2011 MC Annual Meeting were, Taylor Congleton, Madison Central High School, Tanner Harned, Berea Community HS, and Brandon Knight, Berea Community HS, and the 2011-2011 Ag scholarship went to Rowland Issacs.

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Farm Safety Day
  • September 19, 2011

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2011 Annual Meeting
  • September 19, 2011

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Talent Contest

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The gavel is handed off to Tim Brandenburg: Kevin Fields retires as President of the Madison County Farm Bureau Federation and passes the gavel on to Tim Brandenburg at the end of the 2011 Annual meeting.

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2011 MCFB Federation Farmer of the year: Adam Scenters from Berea Kentucky with Young Farmer Chair Greg Harris


 
Madison County honored as Top County during KFB Annual Meeting
  • December 06, 2010

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Speech and Variety Show
  • October 25, 2010
Picture 042 (Custom)  Contestants from Madison County for the District 8 Speech and Variety Show held in Mt. Vernon on October 9, 2010.


 
Youth Variety Contest Winner to perform at Annual Meeting in December
  • October 25, 2010
Picture 023 (Custom) Will Muncy, winner of the District 8 Youth Variety Contest, will sing at the 2010 State Annual Meeting in December. Muncy is from Madison County and attends Madison Southern High School.


 
Women in Ag Luncheon
  • October 18, 2010

Madison county Farm Bureau had booth at the 2010 Women In Ag Lucheon and sponsored the event.

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Donation to FFA
  • October 18, 2010

Madison County Farm Bureau Federation made a donation to FFA at Madison Southern.

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Gospel Quartet Contest
  • October 18, 2010

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2010 Citrus Fruit Order
  • October 07, 2010

Click here for the 2010 Member Order Form.


 

 
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