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OFFICERS

President   Brent Gatton
1st Vice President   Charlie Skaggs
2nd Vice President   Joe Kordes
 Secretary/Treasurer   Timmy Hendricks
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Mary Kate Kordes
Farm Bureau Young Farmer's Chair   Vacant
Agency Mgrs.   Rickey Hoskins
Co. Agriculture Agent   Darrell Simpson
     

 

DIRECTORS

Mark Bandy   Greenville
Jerry Cabbage   Sacramento
Peggy Cabbage   Sacramento 
Clay Cornett   Greenville
Roy Day   Belton 
Paul Grace   Greenville
 Wayne Johnson   Greenville 
Nathan Lovell   Greenville
 Bennett McElwain   Dunmore 
Jay McElwain   Belton
James & Ella McPherson   Sacramento  
 Rodney Phillips   Sacramento 
Steve Reed   Elkton

KFB Spotlight

Getting a Look at Agriculture, Outside the US: Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home.
April 5, 2019
Getting a Look at Agriculture Outside the US:  Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home

Sometimes, the best way to see more clearly, and perhaps appreciate more, a specific issue that is close to home, is to observe if from a different perspective, in a different place.  

Staying out of the Weather: Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles
April 4, 2019
Staying out of the Weather:  Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles

Since the end of last December, several head of a beef cattle herd on the David and Mollie Appelman / ATM Farm, were kept in a compost bedded pack barn throughout the winter months, rather than out in the wet winter weather. The idea led to dryer feeding conditions, less water/waste run-off, easier working conditions, and happier cows. 

Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road
April 4, 2019
Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road

Being lucky enough to live in a rural area, I have grown accustomed to my farm neighbors and their implements moving back and forth on our roads. In fact, I have gone along for a ride or two with them, on occasion.