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.

Washington County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year
Washington County Farm Bureau Now Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year

Washington County Farm Bureau will award four $500 scholarships for the current school year. The scholarships are available to high school seniors and current college students. 

Washington County Farm Bureau hosted its 2018 Annual Meeting on September 27th.
Washington County Farm Bureau hosted its 2018 Annual Meeting on September 27th.

During the meeting local youth participated in the Outstanding Youth Contest and the Variety Contest. 

Washington County Farm Bureau 2018 Annual Meeting
Washington County Farm Bureau 2018 Annual Meeting

Washington County Farm Bureau will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting on September 27th     

Washington County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Washington County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Five Washington County high school seniors received college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau. In partnership with the County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

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

Washington County high school junior Garrett Stevens recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). 

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

Washington County high school juniors Josh Cain and Ben Taylor recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

2015 Washington County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting
2015 Washington County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Washington County held their annual meeting on September 17th 2015 at the Mackville Community Center.

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.