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.

Pike County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Pike County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Sixteen Pike County high school seniors received college scholarships from Pike 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.

 

Pike County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year
Pike County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year

Pike County will award a college scholarship for the 2018-2019 school term.  

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

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

J.B. Gilliam Presented a Check to the University of Pikeville
J.B. Gilliam Presented a Check to the University of Pikeville

J.B. Gilliam, Pike County Farm Bureau vice president, presented a check to the University of Pikeville for the Ron Damron Endowment Scholarship Fund.

KFB Spotlight

Kentucky Teacher Selected for the 2024 National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award
June 14, 2024
Kentucky Teacher Selected for the 2024 National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award

Among the eight winners of this year's award is Laura Highbaugh, an AgSTREAM teacher ay Creekside Elementary in Sonora, Kentucky.

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.