The Agribusiness Association of Kentucky (ABAK) is an organization established to provide a strong voice in support of Kentucky agriculture. Its members are in the business of supplying inputs for agriculture production throughout the state. ABAK members are primarily engaged in the sale and manufacture of fertilizer, agricultural chemicals, seeds, feed and equipment, as well as the provision of related services, required to sustain and grow Kentucky's agricultural economy.


2019 ABAK Officers

Jeff Pendleton, hallwayfeeds

Vice President
Matthew Mattingly, rosen’s

Greg Thomas, Nutrien ag solutions

Randy Atherton, Hancock county farm supply

Dan Masters, Kentucky fertilizer
Willie Hawkins, syngenta

Board Advisors

Comm. Ryan Quarles
Dr. Darrell Johnson
Dr. Josh McGrath

2019 ABAK Board of Directors

Kevin Fields, Tri-County fertilizer
Wayne Hunt, h & r Agri-power
Dave Case, bayer crop science
Greg Thomas, nutrien ag solutions
Martin Settles, continental industries
Todd Shilts, nutrien ag solutions
Jimmy Hendrick, farmers fertilizer co.
Chip Willingham, fmc
Brent Williams, burkmann feeds
Jeff Pendleton, hallway feeds
Randy Atherton, hancock county farm supply
Joel Mattingly, helena Agri-Enterprises, llc
Dan Masters, kentucky fertilizer
Keith Buckingham, bayer crop science
Matthew Mattingly, rosen’s
Jim Gibbs, versailles farm home & Garden
Richards Warner, warner fertilizer co.
Blake Harrison, waterway ag
John Day, cgb fertilizer
Willie Hawkins, syngenta
Eric Dickerson, southern states coop
Alex Stivers, chs
Todd Conway, westway feed products

ABAK Staff

Executive Director
Tod Griffin

Government Affairs
Gay Dwyer
Shannon Stiglitz
Corey krill

Operations and Development
Cassie Grigsby
Drew hoskins

Administrative Staff
Stacy Wallace