Donation to Kendyl & Friends Playground
Mercer County Farm Bureau donated $3,000 to the Kendyl & Friends Playground. This playground is for special needs children to be able to play just like everyone else. It is named after Kendyl Claycomb who contracted meningitis when she was less than 1 month old. Her mother Crimson wanted her to be able to play just like all other children but the closest special needs playground is in Pikeville KY. Crimson applied for a grant for playground equipment and was awarded over $36,000 in playground equipment, but the stipulation was that she had to have the money for the rest of it which was almost $250,000 by the end of 2016 or the grant would be rescinded and the price would go up for the rest of the equipment. The city of Harrodsburg along with local businesses and people came together and either donated money or had chili suppers, yard sales etc. to raise the rest of the money.
- Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group
- September 22, 2021
As Kentucky Farm Bureau's Centennial Year came to a close in 2019, the Vision 100 Committee was created at the direction of KFB President Mark Haney. This committee, comprised of KFB volunteer leaders from the local level, as well as staff from both the Federation and the Insurance Company, was convened to help guide strategic planning for the future of the entire organization.
- Commissioner Quarles proclaims Sept. 19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky
- September 19, 2021
Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles has proclaimed Sept.19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put their health and safety first at all times. The theme for this year's safety week is "Farm Safety Yields Real Results."
- Farm Bureau Advocacy Efforts More Important than Ever
- August 30, 2021
From a reversal of the Waters of the U.S. rule to tax related issues, the agriculture industry is standing firm on its policies and priorities as it faces proposals that could affect the industry in adverse ways.