Join and Support Local Farming!
All farmers, ranchers, aquaculturalists and others interested in, or supportive of, the agriculture industry are invited to join the Kona County Farm Bureau. There are so many benefits to being a Farm Bureau Member - check out the Benefits page for a full list!
Yearly membership dues are $96 for a Regular Member, $66 for a Friend of the Farmer Member, $16 for a Student Member, and $306 for an Affiliate Member. Memberships renew at the end of August and if you get your membership during the year, the price goes down quarterly.
Regular members are those who are directly engaged in the agricultural industry. They may be independent farm producers or be serving as employees of agricultural businesses, corporations, cooperatives or associations. Regular members’ rights and privileges include the ability to hold office in the organization and vote. They also are entitled to an extensive benefits package and receive notices about upcoming meetings and special services.
Friends of the Farmers are those who are interested in the aims and purposes of the Farm Bureau. Associate members are entitled to an extensive benefits package; however, they do not have the power to vote or hold office in the organization.
Student members are those who are enrolled full time in a college undergraduate program. Student benefits are the same as associate members. Student members are those who are enrolled full time in a college undergraduate program. Student benefits are the same as associate members.
Affiliate members are those associations, companies or organizations which support the purpose of the Farm Bureau. Affiliate members do not have the power to vote or hold office, nor are their employees or members eligible for full privileges of a regular, associate or student member.
Become a Member!
In order to become a member, you can either fill out the form below and pay your membership dues online, or you can print this form, fill it out, and mail it to the address provided, or send it to the fax number. There will be a $4 processing fee assessed for online membership applications. To avoid this fee, send in your form the old fashioned way described above. For more information or questions, please contact us.
After you have purchased your membership, please fill out and submit the following form.
Monthly Board of Directors meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, except the month of December. Meetings are convened at 6:00 P.M. at the Kona County Farm Bureau Office located in the Honalo Marshaling Yard. Annual General Membership meeting is held in August.