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.

Union County Farm Bureau supports local food pantry
Union County Farm Bureau supports local food pantry

Union County Farm Bureau donated $300 of food to the local food pantry.

Union County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship
Union County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

Alexandra Hope Watson, a senior at Redmond Academy-Home School, is the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship 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.

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

Union County high school juniors Kyle Shirel and Mason Weldon recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

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

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

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

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

Project by Union County Student Featured in Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Science in Agriculture" Displays
Project by Union County Student Featured in Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Science in Agriculture" Displays

Union County student, Trevor Thomas, was among the 12 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.

Union County Safety Day
Union County Safety Day

Union County hosted Safety Day on October 1, 2015. Kentucky State Police demonstrated the materials used in making methanphetamine. 

Union County Farm Bureau Receives 2015 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence
Union County Farm Bureau Receives 2015 Women's Gold Star Award of Excellence

Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Union County Farm Bureau received the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

In Appreciation of Regina Catlett in Union County
In Appreciation of Regina Catlett in Union County

Union Co. Farm Bureau presented a gift to Regina Catlett of Sturgis News.

2015 Union County Food Checkout Week
2015 Union County Food Checkout Week

Union County Farm Bureau donated to the local food bank in celebration of Food Checkout Week.

Union County Farm Bureau Legislative Appreciation Dinner
Union County Farm Bureau Legislative Appreciation Dinner

Senator Dorsey Ridley spoke at the FB Legislative Appreciation Dinner, March 30.

Union County Local Food Bank Donations
Union County Local Food Bank Donations

Ava Arnett and Will Clements helped stock the local food bank with FB donations.

Union County Donates AFBF Book of the Year to Elementary Schools
Union County Donates AFBF Book of the Year to Elementary Schools

Union Co. FB donated 18 copies of the AFBF book of the year to all the elementary schools in the county.

Relay For Life in Union County
Relay For Life in Union County

Union County Farm Bureau donated to Relay for Life.

2015 Union County Communication Award and IFAL Participant
2015 Union County Communication Award and IFAL Participant

Congratulations to Will Holbrook, IFAL participant, and Regina Catlett, Communications Award winner.

2015 National Ag Safety Week in Union County
2015 National Ag Safety Week in Union County

Ag Safety - it's not just a slogan, it's a lifestyle. National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 20-26, 2015.

Union County 2015 Annual Meeting
Union County 2015 Annual Meeting

Union County Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting will be Saturday, June 20th at 3pm.

Florida Citrus Fruit and Nut Order Form - Union County
Florida Citrus Fruit and Nut Order Form - Union County

Order now! The deadline is October 28th.

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.