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.

Shelby County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Shelby County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Four Shelby County high school seniors 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.

Shelby County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
Shelby County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Shelby County high school juniors Allyson Long and Will Stivers recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

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

Shelby County high school junior Caitlyn Gehrman recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

Shelby County Farm Bureau is Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications
Shelby County Farm Bureau is Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications

A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student who is currently enrolled in a college/university.  The recipient must be a member of Shelby County Farm Bureau.

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

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

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

Shelby 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.

Jake Waford Performs at Kentucky Farm Bureau Variety Showcase
Jake Waford Performs at Kentucky Farm Bureau Variety Showcase

Shelby County’s Jake Waford performed before a live audience during the November 30 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 98th annual meeting in Louisville.

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

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

March 21, 2017
Shelby County Farm Bureau Promotes Road Safety
Shelby County Farm Bureau Promotes Road Safety

Shelby Co Farm Bureau Director, Ray Tucker (Tucker Farms) promtes road safety at the Rotary Club

KFB Spotlight

Agriculture Commissioner Proclaims June as Dairy Month in Kentucky
June 20, 2024
Agriculture Commissioner Proclaims June as Dairy Month in Kentucky

Commissioner of Agriculture Jonathan Shell joined dairy industry representatives and dairy producers on Tuesday, June 18, to sign a proclamation honoring the dairy industry and June as Dairy Month in Kentucky.

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.