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.

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

Madison County Farm Bureau will award 4 college scholarships for the 2024-2025 school year. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $4,000 and may be applied to housing, tuition, and other educational expenses.

Madison County Farm Bureau honors locals officials
Madison County Farm Bureau honors locals officials

Madison County Farm Bureau hosted the 2018 Madison County Appreciation Dinner

Madison County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Madison County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Six Madison County students each received a $1,000 college scholarship from Madison County Farm Bureau. The scholarship recipients are: Bethany Cruse (Richmond), Cheyenne Shearer (Richmond), Carly Mays (Berea), Bethany Groce (Richmond), Hannah Burchell (Richmond), and Joshua Collier (Waco). 

Madison County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Madison County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Madison County high school junior Matthew Stamper recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

Madison County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Madison County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Madison County high school junior Lauren Rowlette recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). 

Madison County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day
Madison County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day

During the Drive-In, Farm Bureau members met with their state senators and representatives and advocated on behalf of agriculture.

Madison County Farm Bureau Newsletter - Winter 2018
Madison County Farm Bureau Newsletter - Winter 2018

Madison County Farm Bureau Newsletter for Winter 2018

HomeGrown HideAways of Berea, KY Named Best Agritourism Startup by American Farm Bureau Federation
HomeGrown HideAways of Berea, KY Named Best Agritourism Startup by American Farm Bureau Federation

AFBF names HomeGrown Hideaways Best Agritourism Startup.

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

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

Madison County Students Attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Madison County Students Attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Madison County high school juniors Ty Allen and Carly Mays recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

2017 Madison County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications
2017 Madison County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the year 2017

Madison County Spring 2016 Newsletter
Madison County Spring 2016 Newsletter

See all the happenings of Madison County Farm Bureau in the Spring Newsletter.

National Food Check Out Week
National Food Check Out Week

During Food Check Out Week, the Madison County Farm Bureau Women's Committee presented the Madison County Judge Executive, Reagan Taylor and his office with baskets that contained products from Madison and surrounding counties.

Madison County Winter 2015 Newsletter
Madison County Winter 2015 Newsletter

The Madison County Farm Bureau Newsletter for the winter of 2016

2015 National Ag Week
2015 National Ag Week

Madison County Farm Bureau celebrated National Ag Week by reading the book "Apple Orchard Riddle" to kindergarten and first grade classes.

2015 Ag Literacy Day
2015 Ag Literacy Day

During Ag Literacy week Ms. Harris' first grade class celebrated in a variety of ways.

2015 Scholarship Recipients
2015 Scholarship Recipients

2015 winners of the Madison County Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship.

Madison County Spring 2015 Newsletter
Madison County Spring 2015 Newsletter

Check the Spring 2015 Newsletter for the goings on in Madison County.

Madison County Fall 2015 Newsletter
Madison County Fall 2015 Newsletter

Madison County Fall 2015 Newsletter

Scholarship Application for Madison County Farm Bureau
Scholarship Application for Madison County Farm Bureau

Scholarship application for Madison County Farm Bureau

KFB Spotlight

Fescue Farmers Needed for Large-Scale Grasslands Agriculture Project
May 28, 2024
Fescue Farmers Needed for Large-Scale Grasslands Agriculture Project

Beef cattle farmers in the tall fescue belt are eligible to take part in one of the largest initiatives ever undertaken to improve productivity, profitability and conservation benefits of grasslands in the eastern U.S. This program is also open to pasture-based sheep and goat operations.

Nominations Open for Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2024 Farm Woman of the Year
May 7, 2024
Nominations Open for Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2024 Farm Woman of the Year

The annual award honors the outstanding achievements of women in Kentucky agriculture. Recipients represent the highest levels of professional excellence, leadership and innovation in farming.

We Can No Longer Ignore the Losses We are Seeing in Farmland
May 2, 2024
We Can No Longer Ignore the Losses We are Seeing in Farmland

That is the goal of the KFTI, as we work together to make sure the farmland we have remains in production now and for future generations.