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.

Nelson County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship
Nelson County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

Twenty-one Nelson County students received college scholarships from Kentucky 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.

Nelson County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Nelson County student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Nelson County high school junior Garrett Hall recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

Nelson County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence
Nelson County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Nelson County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Nelson County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence
Nelson County Farm Bureau Receives 2017 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Nelson County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Sixth Annual Nelson County Fair Public Speaking & Talent Contest Results
Sixth Annual Nelson County Fair Public Speaking & Talent Contest Results

The sixth annual Nelson County Fair Public Speaking and Talent Contests were held Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. at the Nelson County Civic Center Bardstown Kentucky. 

Sixth Annual Nelson County Fair Public Speaking and Talent Contest Results
Sixth Annual Nelson County Fair Public Speaking and Talent Contest Results

The sixth annual Nelson County Fair Public Speaking and Talent Contests were held Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. at the Nelson County Civic Center Bardstown Kentucky.

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.