During National Honey month, buy local to help a beekeeper … or become one.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urges Kentuckians to enjoy Kentucky Proud honey as part of a healthy diet during National Honey Month. “Honey is a natural sweetener, but it also has numerous other benefits,” Commissioner Comer said. “When you buy local Kentucky Proud honey,...

Farm Bureau on USDA Projections for Corn, Soybean Yield

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 11, 2014 – The Agriculture Department’s latest report on agricultural supply and demand for the 2014-2015 marketing year confirms that U.S. grain producers can expect record yields and low market returns, the American Farm Bureau Federation said today. Yield estimates for...

KFB seeks applicants for its new Agricultural Innovation Exchange Program

Louisville, KY (September 10, 2014) – Necessity, ingenuity and the desire for greater efficiency often lead farmers to develop homegrown solutions for many of their daily challenges, and Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) seeks to honor those who have excelled with creating such inventions through its Agricultural...

On air now: Bluegrass & Backroads launches 11th season

Louisville, KY (September 8, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Emmy® Award-winning television program, Bluegrass & Backroads, returns for its 11th season on the air, and fourth year in the broadcast lineup of Kentucky Educational Television (KET), this month. Exploring everything from festivals...

Student creativity called upon for 2014 Conservation Writing and Art Contests

Louisville, KY (September 2, 2014) – As another new school year gets underway, the search for Kentucky’s finest young writers and artists also begins. Students in grades 1-12 are encouraged to create and submit short essays and artistic entries for the annual Conservation Writing and Art Contests,...

RECORD BREAKER! Grand Champion Ham fetches $2 million charitable bid at 51st annual Country Ham Breakfast & Auction

Louisville, KY (August 21, 2014) – The Kentucky State Fair’s Grand Champion Ham is a hot commodity, earning a record-high $2 million charitable bid during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 51st annual Country Ham Breakfast & Auction earlier this morning. After bidding against one another at the...

McConnell and Grimes go head-to-head at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Measure the Candidates” forum

Louisville, KY (August 20, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry, farm families and rural communities. Senate Republican Leader...

Watch video of KFB’s “Measure the Candidates” forum

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) will host Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) and Mitch McConnell (R) at a “Measure the Candidates” forum with its board of directors on Wednesday, August 20, at 2 p.m. This event provides the candidates with an opportunity to learn more about KFB’s priority issues and a platform to...

Agriculture, politics and philanthropy take center stage at the 51st Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction

Louisville, KY (August 13, 2014) – The Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction, a large-scale celebration of the Commonwealth’s deep agricultural roots, returns for its 51st year as the official kickoff to Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Day at the Kentucky State Fair. This ticketed event begins at 7:30...

Freddy Farm Bureau is living large at the Kentucky State Fair

Louisville, KY (August 5, 2014) – He’s the tallest person in the state never recruited to play basketball, has an endless smile and even bigger personality, and, to many, has become one of the most-recognizable icons of the Kentucky State Fair – he’s Freddy Farm Bureau and he’s eager to visit with...

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