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.

Nicholas County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Nicholas County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Wilson Switzer and Leah Gardner, both seniors at Nicholas County High School, are each the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from Nicholas County 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.

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

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

Nicholas County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Nicholas County Student Attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Nicholas County high school junior Logan Bechanan recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

KFB Spotlight

The 2024 "Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky" has an Ag Connection
June 13, 2024
The 2024 "Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky" has an Ag Connection

The second annual Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) 2024 Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky Tournament winner is HempWood, an innovative lumber alternative that uses hemp and a soy-based glue to make organic flooring and other products. The contest is presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance.

2024 Kentucky Wheat Crop Update
June 13, 2024
2024 Kentucky Wheat Crop Update

Following a record-setting 2023 wheat crop, Kentucky producers are heading into harvest season as a top 15 wheat-producing state in the country thanks to that robust production last year.

Finding Her Way to the Farm and Farm Bureau
June 13, 2024
Finding Her Way to the Farm and Farm Bureau

Growing up in suburban Chicago, I was as far removed from agriculture as a child can be. But, I started riding horses at age 6; I came to Midway College for an Equine Management Degree, met a farm boy, fell in love, and got married.