AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky
Serving Kentucky agriculture since 1962


The AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky is the premier organization representing agriculture businesses in the Commonwealth. ABAK has been on the forefront of reducing overly burdensome government regulations that would harm Kentucky agribusinesses. The Association represents members on issues affecting the industry at the state, local and federal level, plowing the way for Kentucky agriculture. ABAK strives to safeguard members that they may reach their maximum potential without the impediment of unnecesary laws or regulations. 



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ABAK/Buena S. Bond Memorial Agriculture Scholarship Program

2018 Scholarship Applications Now Available

Do you know a high school senior or student in college or technical school? Are they pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field? ABAK's Scholarship Committee is looking for eligible students to award a total of four $1,000 scholarships this year. 



2018 Premier Sponsors


Harvester Level


Groundbreaker Level

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2018 Premier Sponsorship

The AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky (ABAK) is happy to offer industry members multiple options for sponsoring and advertising with the association. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities include the Kentucky AgriBusiness Summit, a summer outing, the ABAK membership directory, the bi-monthly electronic newsletter (ABAK E-News), and the all-inclusive premier sponsorship packages.

Pesticide Management Workshop

Join Us for the 2018 Pesticide Management Workshop

February 13, 2018
Registration Now Open

The AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky is once again hosting its annual Pesticide Management Workshop for industry members. This year’s workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST at the Holiday Inn Louisville East located at 1325 South Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville, Ky. 40222. The cost to attend the workshop is $90 per person; however, ABAK member companies receive a discounted rate of $60 per person. 

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Safe & Sound Online Training Management Tool

Now Available
Provided by asmark

The Safe & Sound Online Training Management tool is ideal for organizations seeking a comprehensive training solution that incorporates advanced technologies to help manage their employee training from start to finish, simplifying and streamlining the process.

Become a Certified Crop Adviser

CCA - That's sound advice

Being certified adds credibility and shows that you are serious about what you do. When you become certified, you join more than 13,000 of your peers in the largest, most recognized agriculturally oriented certification program in North America. This program’s professional standards are widely respected by industry, academia, and government and are referenced in statutes.


ABAK helps me stay up-to-date on current issues in Kentucky agriculture. It is also the best opportunity I have to network with other industry professionals, and ABAK’s government affairs are critical to our present and future success.
— Willie Hawkins, Syngenta