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

Fescue Farmers Needed for Large-Scale Grasslands Agriculture Project
May 28, 2024
Fescue Farmers Needed for Large-Scale Grasslands Agriculture Project

Beef cattle farmers in the tall fescue belt are eligible to take part in one of the largest initiatives ever undertaken to improve productivity, profitability and conservation benefits of grasslands in the eastern U.S. This program is also open to pasture-based sheep and goat operations.

Nominations Open for Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2024 Farm Woman of the Year
May 7, 2024
Nominations Open for Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2024 Farm Woman of the Year

The annual award honors the outstanding achievements of women in Kentucky agriculture. Recipients represent the highest levels of professional excellence, leadership and innovation in farming.

We Can No Longer Ignore the Losses We are Seeing in Farmland
May 2, 2024
We Can No Longer Ignore the Losses We are Seeing in Farmland

That is the goal of the KFTI, as we work together to make sure the farmland we have remains in production now and for future generations.