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.

Pulaski County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Pulaski County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Timothy Patric Edwards, Ashton Savannah Todd, Mallory Elisabeth McDonald, and Jacob Scott Patterson, all seniors in Pulaski County, were each awarded a $1,200 college scholarship by Pulaski 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.

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

Pulaski County high school junior Jerrica Flynn recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

"Manners Can Be Fun" at Pulaski County
"Manners Can Be Fun" at Pulaski County

Pulaski County Farm Bureau purchased copies of the book "Manners Can Be Fun" by Munro Leaf for local elementary schools to help teach second graders about manners.

Pulaski County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day
Pulaski County Attends the 2018 Legislative Drive-in and Food Check-out Day

Kentucky Farm Bureau held its annual Legislative Drive-In in Frankfort on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. During the Drive-In, Farm Bureau members met with their state senators and representatives and advocated on behalf of agriculture.

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

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

Pulaski County Farm Bureau Recognized with Top Honors in KFB's Safety Challenge Awards Competition
Pulaski County Farm Bureau Recognized with Top Honors in KFB's Safety Challenge Awards Competition

Pulaski County Farm Bureau won top honors for its region of the state in the 2017 Safety Challenge Awards competition during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

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

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

Pulaski County Students Attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Pulaski County Students Attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Pulaski County high school juniors Emma Lee, Mallory McDonald, and Jacob Patterson recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

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.