Welcome to the Kentucky Farm Service Agency

Who we are:

The Farm Service Agency is a federal agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Located in all 50 states, our mission is to help American farmers provide reasonably priced food and fiber to the nation and the world. The Farm Service Agency implements agricultural policy, administers credit and loan programs, and manages conservation, commodity, disaster and farm marketing programs through a national network of offices.

In Kentucky, the State Office is located in Lexington, Kentucky. County Service Centers are located in 64 Kentucky towns. For County Office phone numbers and addresses: County Information pages.

The Farm Service Agency State Committee in Kentucky oversees the activities of the agency. The members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture each year. They hear appeals from local farmers and guide the direction of agency policy.

The Kentucky Farm Service Agency State Committee members are:

  • Committee Chair Sharon Furches – Calloway County
  • Tom Flowers – Shelby County
  • Kenny Imel – Greenup County
  • Brenda Paul – Bourbon County
  • Bart Peters – Trigg County

State Executive Director

Brian Lacefield
Phone: 859-224-7601

Contact us at:

Kentucky Farm Service Agency
771 Corporate Drive, Ste. 205
Lexington, Kentucky 40503

In the News

2018 Producer Deadlines and Updates Calendar  Printable
2017 Census of Agriculture

Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers


Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Launch June 15


The nomination period for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committees runs June 15 through Aug. 1, 2018, and elections will take place starting in November.

County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. FSA’s been across the country interviewing current committee members to spotlight their involvement in their county. Read what they have to say and check back each week.

For more information on FSA county committees, visit


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