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.

Marion County Farm to Fork
Marion County Farm to Fork

Marion County held a Farm to Fork program for local 5th graders. The program teaches students where their food comes from. 

Marion County Farm Bureau Advances Ag Literacy
Marion County Farm Bureau Advances Ag Literacy

Marion County Farm Bureau supports Ag Literacy, helping students develop an accurate knowledge of food, fiber, and renewable energy.

Marion County Farm Bureau Ladies Attend the 2024 KFB Women's Leadership Conference
Marion County Farm Bureau Ladies Attend the 2024 KFB Women's Leadership Conference

Kentucky Farm Bureau hosted the 2024 Women's Leadership Conference March 8-9 in Lexington, KY.

2024 Marion County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast
2024 Marion County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast

The annual event provides an opportunity for members to meet elected officials and discuss issues of importance to agricultural and rural communities.

Marion County Farm Bureau Advocates for Agriculture
Marion County Farm Bureau Advocates for Agriculture

Members of Marion County Farm Bureau met with state representatives to discuss issues of importance to agriculture and rural communities.

Marion County Farm Bureau President Timmy Jones Attends the 2024 American Farm Bureau Convention
Marion County Farm Bureau President Timmy Jones Attends the 2024 American Farm Bureau Convention

Marion County Farm Bureau President Timmy Jones attended the 2024 AFBF Convention in Salt Lake City, UT.

Grundy Farms of Marion County Named KFB Legacy Farm
Grundy Farms of Marion County Named KFB Legacy Farm

Grundy Farms was recognized by Marion County Farm Bureau as a KFB Legacy Farm.

Marion County Farm Bureau Members Join Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to Honor the Dairy Industry
Marion County Farm Bureau Members Join Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear To Honor The Dairy Industry

Marion County Farm Bureau Members joined Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear in Frankfort as he signed a proclamation honoring the Dairy Industry and proclaiming June as Dairy Month in Kentucky.

Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Supports Local Head Start Program
Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Supports Local Head Start Program

Children in the local Head Start Program received a helping hand from the Mason County Farm Bureau Women's Committee.

Logan Kirkland a 2023 Marion County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipient
Logan Kirkland a 2023 Marion County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipient

Logan Kirkland was one of Marion County Farm Bureau's 2023 college scholarship winners. 

Judy Bradshaw and Mary Jones of Marion County Attend the 2023 KFB Women's Conference
Judy Bradshaw and Mary Jones of Marion County Attend the 2023 KFB Women's Conference

Judy Bradshaw and Mary Jones attend the 2023 KFB Women's Conference at the Marriott East in Louisville.

Marion County Farm Bureau Celebrates Ag Literacy by Investing in Local Youth
Marion County Farm Bureau Celebrates Ag Literacy by Investing in Local Youth

The Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee celebrated Ag Literacy Day by presenting local schools with the book "I Like Strawberries" and reading it to students. 

Marion County Farm Bureau Members Advocate for Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
Marion County Farm Bureau Members Advocate for Agriculture in Washington, D.C.

Marion County Farm Bureau volunteer leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate for agriculture during the 2023 KFB Congressional Tour.

Marion County Farm Bureau Hosts 2023 Legislative Breakfast
Marion County Farm Bureau Hosts 2023 Legislative Breakfast

Marion County Farm Bureau hosted its 2023 Legislative Breakfast on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the Marion County Farm Bureau conference room. A large group attended, and heard updates from Senator Jimmy Higdon and Representative Sarge Pollack.

Marion County Farm Bureau Recognized During 2022 KFB Annual Meeting
Marion County Farm Bureau Recognized During 2022 KFB Annual Meeting

Marion County Farm Bureau received numerous awards during the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.

Marion County Farm Bureau Receives 2022 Women's Gold Star of Excellence
Marion County Farm Bureau Receives 2022 Women's Gold Star of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Marion County Farm Bureau received the 2022 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Marion County Farm Bureau Announces 2022 Award Winners at Annual Meeting
Marion County Farm Bureau Announces 2022 Award Winners at Annual Meeting

Anthony and Courtney Mattingly were named the 2022 Marion County Farm Bureau "Outstanding Young Farm Family." 

Marion County Farm Bureau Supports County Fair
Marion County Farm Bureau Supports County Fair

Marion County Farm Bureau volunteer leaders manned a booth at the county fair.

Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Holds its April 2022 Meeting at the Glitz
Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Holds its April 2022 Meeting at the Glitz

The Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee held its April 2022 meeting at the Glitz and was joined by Terry Gilbert, winner of the 2022 American Farm Bureau Federation's Founders Award.

Marion County Farm Bureau Leadership Invited to Kentucky State Capitol for National Ag Day
Marion County Farm Bureau Leadership Invited to Kentucky State Capitol for National Ag Day

Marion County Farm Bureau President Timmy Jones and Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee member Kim Jones were invited to celebrate National Ag Day at the Kentucky capitol. 

KFB Spotlight

Kentucky Farm Bureau Launches Kentucky Farmland Transition Initiative to Address Loss of Farm Acreage Across the State
April 9, 2024
Kentucky Farm Bureau Launches Kentucky Farmland Transition Initiative to Address Loss of Farm Acreage Across the State

The Kentucky Farmland Transition Initiative is a strategic project focused on helping farm families find ways to keep their acreage in active agricultural production as they consider the future of that land.

Making Efforts Now to Save Farmland for the Future
April 8, 2024
Making Efforts Now to Save Farmland for the Future

When farmland goes out of production, it just doesn’t come back. Or if farmland is bought by investors outside of the rural community of which it is a part, the farmers, who have lived there, are no longer around to be a vital part of that community.

KFB President Eddie Melton: Sustaining the Future of Kentucky Farms
April 8, 2024
KFB President Eddie Melton: Sustaining the Future of Kentucky Farms

Kentucky Farm Bureau is announcing the creation of the Kentucky Farmland Transition Initiative which will help get us on a sustainable path to ensure our farmland remains in agricultural production.