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.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2024
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2024
2024 Mercer County Farm Bureau Accepting Applications for the Bill Waggener Young Farmer Scholarship
2024 Mercer County Farm Bureau Accepting Applications for the Bill Waggener Young Farmer Scholarship

Scholarship time! We are blessed to offer 2 $1,000 Bill Waggener Young Farmer Scholarships this year. This is for a high school senior who plans to major in agriculture. Applications are due by February 29, 2024.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - April 2023
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - April 2023
2023 Mercer County Farm Bureau Member Benefits Brochure
2023 Mercer County Farm Bureau Member Benefits Brochure
Mercer County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Applications for the 2023 Peggy Waggener "Ag in the Classroom" Grant
Mercer County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Applications for the 2023 Peggy Waggener "Ag in the Classroom" Grant
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2023
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2023
Mercer County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2023-2024 School Year
Mercer County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2023-2024 School Year

Mercer County Farm Bureau (MCFB) is now accepting college scholarship applications. MCFB will award one $1,000 college scholarship for the 2023-24 school year.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - October 2022
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - October 2022
Zac Lewis Named 2022 Mercer County Farm Bureau Young Farmer of the Year
Zac Lewis Named 2022 Mercer County Farm Bureau Young Farmer of the Year

Mercer County Farm Bureau named Zac Lewis its 2022 Young Farmer of the Year.

July 29, 2022
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - July 2022
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - July 2022
Mercer County Farm Bureau Co-Sponsors KDA Mobile Science Activity Center at Local Elementary School
Mercer County Farm Bureau Co-Sponsors KDA Mobile Science Activity Center at Local Elementary School

Mercer County Farm Bureau co-sponsored the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Mobile Science Activity Center at the Mercer County Elementary School. 

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2022
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2022

Mercer County Farm Bureau partnered with Mercer County Cattlemen’s Association, Fort Harrod Back Country Horsemen, and local farmers to purchase nearly $8,600 in much needed supplies for Western Kentucky communities affected by the devastating tornadoes.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Sponsors Ag Awareness Day
Mercer County Farm Bureau Sponsors Ag Awareness Day

Mercer County Farm Bureau Sponsors Ag Awareness Day at local middle school.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Raises More Than $3,000 for Agriculture Scholarships
Mercer County Farm Bureau Raises More Than $3,000 for Agriculture Scholarships

Mercer County Farm Bureau raised more than $3,000 at its 3rd annual golf scramble.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Membership Brochure
Mercer County Farm Bureau Membership Brochure

Mercer County Farm Bureau has partnered with local businesses to offer significant discounts to its members.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter October 2019
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter October 2019

Mercer County Farm Bureau recognizes its 2019 Young Farmer of the Year, Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contestants, and Variety Contestants in this edition of the Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter June 2019
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter June 2019

Mercer County Farm Bureau - it pays to be a member! Check out the list of member benefits including the local businesses that offer discounts to Farm Bureau members.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter January 2019
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter January 2019

Board members and insurance agents, Libby Stocker and Bobby Smith, raised money for the Harrodsburg Herald Love Tree, Mercer County Farm Bureau is recognized during the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, and college scholarship applications are now available at the the Farm Bureau office. Read about these topics and more in this edition of the Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter July 2018
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter July 2018

Mercer County Farm Bureau awarded college scholarships to Austin Arnold and Ashley Nolan.  Read about this and more in the July edition of the Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter.

 

Mercer County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Mercer County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Ashley Nichole Nolan and Austin James Arnold, both seniors at Mercer County Senior High, are the recipients of college scholarships from Mercer 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.

KFB Spotlight

Presidents Column | Our Advocacy Efforts Serve as the Strongest Tool
February 16, 2024
Presidents Column | Our Advocacy Efforts Serve as the Strongest Tool

As we move forward into 2024, a lot is going on from an advocacy standpoint. A new General Assembly session is in full swing, and we have just finished adopting policies and priorities at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention.

The Tradition Lives On | Legacy Farms are Adding to the Agriculture History of Kentucky
February 16, 2024
The Tradition Lives On | Legacy Farms are Adding to the Agriculture History of Kentucky

The Scott family has been a part of that agricultural heritage from the county’s very beginnings. Moses Scott is credited with being the first of this farm family legacy that now encompasses 10 generations dating back to the late 18th century.

Down the Backroads | I'm a Better Person for Having Known John Scott
February 16, 2024
Down the Backroads | I'm a Better Person for Having Known John Scott

One of the most gratifying things about my job has been all the great people I get to meet and the lasting impressions most of them leave with me. To say the farm families across this state are the "salt of the earth" is quite an understatement.