About Us

OFFICERS

President   Darrell Uhls
1st Vice President   Joel David Cook 
 Secretary/Treasurer   Judy Diers
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Malinda Gomer 
 Young Farmer Chair   Joel David Cook 

 

DIRECTORS

 Lynn T. Caudill   Franklin 
 Joe Glenn Cushenberry   Franklin 
 Jimmy Gomer   Franklin 
Perry Meador   Franklin
 James McGee   Franklin 
 Ben Neely   Franklin 
 JW Rudolph   Franklin 
 Mike & Christy Stratton   Franklin
Jill Willingham   Woodburn

KFB Spotlight

Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life
April 23, 2019
Comment Column:  KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Having grown up working on my grandparent’s farm, I learned at an early age an appreciation of the farming way of life. I was taught the value agriculture holds for my family and the world around me. 

A Look at Agriculture Outside the US: Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home
April 5, 2019
A Look at Agriculture Outside the US:  Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home

Sometimes, the best way to see more clearly, and perhaps appreciate more, a specific issue that is close to home, is to observe if from a different perspective, in a different place.  

Staying out of the Weather: Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles
April 4, 2019
Staying out of the Weather:  Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles

Since the end of last December, several head of a beef cattle herd on the David and Mollie Appelman / ATM Farm, were kept in a compost bedded pack barn throughout the winter months, rather than out in the wet winter weather. The idea led to dryer feeding conditions, less water/waste run-off, easier working conditions, and happier cows.