About Us

Carroll Amyx, President

OFFICERS

President   Carroll Amyx
Vice President   Pam Pilgrim 
 Secretary   Heather Graham
 Treasurer   Susan Cable 
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Pam Pilgrim
 Young Farmer Chair   Reed Graham 

 

DIRECTORS

 William Hatton   Campton 
Henry Ferguson   Campton
 James Lacy   Campton  
 Jack McWhorter   Campton  
 George Pilgrim   Campton  
 Linda Rice   Hazel Green 
 Barbara Stone   Campton  

KFB Spotlight

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

Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road
April 4, 2019
Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road

Being lucky enough to live in a rural area, I have grown accustomed to my farm neighbors and their implements moving back and forth on our roads. In fact, I have gone along for a ride or two with them, on occasion.