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.

2015 Customer Appreciation Day
2015 Customer Appreciation Day

Mercer County Farm Bureau Federation and Insurance held a Customer/Merchant/Member Appreciation Day on June 5, 2015. More than 250 customers and 16 vendors participated.

2015 IFAL
2015 IFAL

Mercer County has two students attending the 2015 IFAL.

Women's Committee Donations
Women's Committee Donations

Mercer County Farm Bureau Women's Committe helps local daycare.

2015 Young Farmer Summer Outing
2015 Young Farmer Summer Outing

Young Farmer's enjoy an outing in Pikeville, KY.

2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Tour
2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Tour

Mercer County Young Farmers attended the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Tour.

2015 Young Farmer District Fall Fling
2015 Young Farmer District Fall Fling

Mercer County Young Farmer's host a Fall Fling at Devin's Corn Maze in Harrodsburg.

2015 Mercer County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting
2015 Mercer County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Mercer County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting on September 14 at the Mercer County Exhibit Hall.  

2015 FarmSCool
2015 FarmSCool

Mercer County Farm Bureau co-sponsored FarmSCool for the children in Headstart through 2nd grades in our county on September 22 and September 24.

2015 Sixth Grade Safety Day
2015 Sixth Grade Safety Day

More than 240 students attended Sixth Grade Safety Day on September 18th.

2015 4-H Farm Day
2015 4-H Farm Day

Mercer County Farm Bureau co-sponsored the 4-H Farm Day for the 3rd graders in our county on September 16.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2015
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - January 2015

Mercer County Farm Bureau recognizes its state winners from the Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - April 2015
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - April 2015

Leon Mayo, Mercer County Farm Bureau Insurance Agent, Senator Tom Buford, Lee Ann Sampson, and State Representative Kim King are among the many people who attended the Legislative Breakfast on February 28 at Blue Moon Café.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - July 2015
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - July 2015

Mercer County Farm Bureau awards three college scholarships to local students and sends two students to IFAL.

Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - October 2015
Mercer County Farm Bureau Newsletter - October 2015

Mercer County youth win big at the state Variety Contest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting. 

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.