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Farmers RECC

504 South Broadway
Glasgow, KY 42142
P: +1 270-651-2191

Mission Statement

EDO History and Background

Farmers RECC was formed in 1938 by a group of South Central Kentucky farmers who had a mission in mind; bring electric power to rural residents of their counties and improve the quality of life for their families and communities. More than 75 years later, Farmers RECC serves more than 25,000 meters in eight Kentucky counties with electric service using the cooperative business model. Farmers RECC is a non profit electric utility owned by the members they serve.

Services and Programs

Farmers RECC offers a suite of residential energy efficiency programs, as well as free residential energy evaluations.

Farmers RECC also provides the services of Envision to our commercial and industrial members to help make their operations as efficient and energy conscious as possible.

EDO Leadership

Seven Directors represent the interests of the members in the service territory. Current Farmers RECC Board of Directors

Bottom Row (L-R): Woodford Gardner, Cooperative Attorney, Paul Hawkins, Director District II, Freddie Button, Director District I. C.F. Martin, Jr. Chairman, District II

Top Row (L-R): William T. Prather, President & CEO, Randy Sexton, Director District III, Randy London, Secretary-Treasurer, District I, Ronnie Smith, Director District III, Neil Pendygraft, Vice-Chairman, District I

District l - Barren County, Edmonson County   

District ll - Hart County, Grayson County, Larue County

District lll - Metcalfe County, Green County, Adair County

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 83,456  
Median Age
County Name Years %
Barren County, KY 40.4  
Edmonson County, KY 42.5  
Hart County, KY 40.9  
Metcalfe County, KY 43.4  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 7,779 13.60%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 44,811 78.33%
Civilian Labor Force 37,436 56.30%
Median Household Income
County Name $ %
Barren County, KY $38,370  
Edmonson County, KY $41,710  
Hart County, KY $34,774  
Metcalfe County, KY $32,294  
Median Earnings for Workers
County Name $ %
Barren County, KY $32,225  
Edmonson County, KY $37,243  
Hart County, KY $31,702  
Metcalfe County, KY $29,703  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Louisville Intl-Standiford Field
Nashville Intl
Owensboro-Daviess County
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Bowling Green-Warren County Rgnl
Smyrna
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Addington Field
Columbia-Adair Co
Glasgow Muni
Grayson County
Lafayette Muni
Liberty-Casey County
Ohio County
Rough River State Park
Russell County
Taylor County
Tompkinsville-Monroe County