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.

Magoffin County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Magoffin County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Katie Brook Collett and John Douglas Ward, both seniors in Magoffin County, are the recipients of college scholarships from Magoffin County Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

Measure the Candidate Forum
Measure the Candidate Forum

Candidates for the 97th Representative District and County Presidents of Johnson, Magoffin and Wolfe County hosted a Measure the Candidate Forum.

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

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

Magoffin County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Magoffin County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Magoffin County high school junior Katie Collett recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

Magoffin County Board Members Visit State Representative
Magoffin County Board Members Visit State Representative

Magoffin County Board members visited with State Representative John Short about local issues.

KFB Spotlight

American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies
January 13, 2023
American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 104th Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2023. Key topics ranged from expanding risk management programs and improving dairy pricing transparency to battling hunger.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation
January 9, 2023
Kentucky Farm Bureau Honored for Excellence by the American Farm Bureau Federation

The American Farm Bureau Federation presented awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 104th Convention. The awards recognize excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2022.

Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm
January 4, 2023
Candid Conversation: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm

Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities. In this column, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner Rich Storm discusses the mission of the department and how it can be of assistance to more than just those who like to hunt and fish.