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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 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. 

Marion County Farm Bureau Members Meet with State Representatives in Frankfort
Marion County Farm Bureau Members Meet with State Representatives in Frankfort

Marion County Farm Bureau members met with state representatives on March 16, 2022 and presented a basket of Kentucky Proud products.

Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Supports Local Charity
Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Supports Local Charity

Marion County Farm Bureau Women's Committee made a donation to the Community Services Center in Lebanon, KY. 

Marion County Farm Bureau Celebrates Ag Literacy Day
Marion County Farm Bureau Celebrates Ag Literacy Day

Marion County Farm Bureau celebrated Ag Literacy by donating books to local schools and organizations.

2022 KFB Women's Leadership Conference
2022 KFB Women's Leadership Conference

Members of Marion County Farm Bureau attended the 2022 KFB Women's Leadership Conference held March 4-5 in Lexington, KY.

Marion County Volunteer Leaders Attend 2021 KFB Annual Meeting
Marion County Volunteer Leaders Attend 2021 KFB Annual Meeting

Marion County Farm Bureau volunteer leaders attended the 2021 KFB Annual Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville. 

Dylan and Olivia Peterson Named Marion County Farm Bureau's 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family of the Year
Dylan and Olivia Peterson Named Marion County Farm Bureau's 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family of the Year

Dylan and Olivia Peterson were named the 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family of the Year by Marion County Farm Bureau.

Doug Ray Awarded the Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau Award
Doug Ray Awarded the Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau Award

Marion County Agency Manager Doug Ray was presented the Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau award for his 45 years of service.  Ray is the retiring Marion County Agency Manager.  

Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Local FFA Students Attend Annual Meeting
Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Local FFA Students Attend Annual Meeting

Marion County Farm Bureau held its 2021 Annual Meeting. Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles was the keynote speaker and students from the Marion County FFA Chapter were guest servers.

Marion County Farm Bureau Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
Marion County Farm Bureau Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners

Marion County Farm Bureau awarded four $750 college scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Advocacy in Action: Volunteer Leaders from Marion County Farm Bureau Go To Washington, D.C.
Advocacy in Action:  Volunteer Leaders from Marion County Farm Bureau Go To Washington, D.C.

Marion County Farm Bureau Members are among the nearly 350 KFB members that made their way to Washington, D.C as part of KFB's annual Congressional Tour.

Marion County Farm Bureau Hosts Its Annual Meeting on October 14
Marion County Farm Bureau Hosts Its Annual Meeting on October 14

Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles was a guest speaker at the Marion County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting held on Ocotber 14.

Marion County Celebrates Country Ham Days
Marion County Celebrates Country Ham Days

For almost 50 years, Marion County has celebrated Marion County Country Ham Days.

Warren Beeler Speaks at Marion County Office of Economic Development
Warren Beeler Speaks at Marion County Office of Economic Development

Warren Beeler, Executive Director of the Governor’s office of Agricultural Policy, spoke at the Marion County Office of Economic Development.

Local Firefighters and EMTs Receive Grain Bin Rescue Training
Local Firefighters and EMTs Receive Grain Bin Rescue Training

Firefighters and rescue workers from around the state gathered at Peterson Farm in Marion County to learn about grain bin rescue operations.

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.