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OFFICERS    
President   Rebecca Shryock
Vice President   Patty Perry
Secretary   Mike Cocanougher
Treasurer   Mike Cocanougher
County Ag Agent   Adam Probst
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Melissa Tomblin
Farm Bureau Women's Co-Chair   Sara Lippert
Young Farmer Chair   Paul Allen
DIRECTORS    
Chris Allen   Lexington
Bill Barrows   Versailles
Bob Mac Cleveland   Versailles
 Curtis Congleton   Versailles
Jeremy Dotson   Versailles
Barry Drury   Versailles
Billy Gaines   Versailles
Edward Greathouse   Stamping Ground
Jeff Greenwell   Versailles
Jason Huber   Versailles
Jesse Lane   Versailles
Bobby Lippert   Versailles
Lynn Martin   Midway
Donald Mitchell   Midway
Beau Neal   Versailles
Graddy Prewitt   Versailles
Ken Reed   Versailles
Bryan Richardson   Versailles
Rusty Thompson   Versailles
Darrell Varner   Midway
Rick Wallin   Midway
Gary Wilson   Versailles

 

 

Area Program Director: Mark Lyle
District #5

KFB Spotlight

"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage
May 12, 2020
"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.

KFB Candid Conversation with University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor Kenny Burdine
May 6, 2020
KFB Candid Conversation with University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor Kenny Burdine

KFB Candid Conversation presents discussions about issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, UK Associate Extension Pofessor Kenny Burdine discusses the current state of the cattle industry and his role on a national team which came together to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

Kentucky Company Hoping to Turn Traditional Crop into a Life Saver
May 6, 2020
Kentucky Company Hoping to Turn Traditional Crop into a Life Saver

It is no secret that tobacco production has been on the decline for several years and for a number of reasons, including waning consumer use of tobacco products. As more and more tobacco users turn away from its usage, one Kentucky company is looking at this very traditional crop for use in a very non-traditional way – as a possible means to combat the COVID-19 virus.