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.

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

Trimble County high school junior Brody Fugate recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

Measure the Candidate forum - April 24th
Measure the Candidate forum - April 24th

Members of the Trimble County Farm Bureau Board, along with Agency Manager Barbara Costello and CSR Bethany Fugate attended their Measure the Candidate forum on April 24.

Trimble County Farm Bureau purchases books for local schools
Trimble County Farm Bureau purchases books for local schools

Trimble County Farm Bureau purchased thirty books for both Milton and Bedford  Elementary schools for their Ag Literacy libraries.

Trimble County Farm Bureau recognized with top honors in KFB's Safety Challenge Awards competition
Trimble County Farm Bureau recognized with top honors in KFB's Safety Challenge Awards competition

Trimble 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. 

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

Ella Aponte and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 11-15 at Murray State University.

Trimble County Farm Bureau awarded two $1000 scholarships to local students
Trimble County Farm Bureau awarded two $1000 scholarships to local students

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.