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.

KFB Spotlight

KFB Announces Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students
January 23, 2019
KFB Announces Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students

While Kentucky high school seniors are preparing for graduation, their thoughts are turning to the future. For many students, this means college – and finding a way to pay for tuition. Later this spring, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 95 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband
January 16, 2019
Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work during its centennial year on key topics such as farm bill implementation, cell-cultured food products, trade, rural broadband access and rural mental health programs.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Statement on Government Shutdown
January 15, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Statement on Government Shutdown

The closure of government agencies is creating uncertainty for farmers in Kentucky and around the country. The current shutdown prohibits farmers from securing needed loans, disaster and trade assistance, and will delay the implementation of the recently passed farm bill. Kentucky Farm Bureau is watching this issue closely, making sure the needs of farmers are understood in Washington. We urge Congress and the Administration to work together to reopen the government as soon as possible and bring back certainty to farmers during this difficult...