Annual Farm Show Celebrates 50 Years of Agriculture

Louisville, KY (February 3, 2015) – Farms mark the rolling landscapes around our Commonwealth and farmers are as integral to the identity of Kentuckians as they are to the economic impact on our bottom line. Knowledge and wisdom about the land, about family and about commitment have been passed down...

Wife, Mother, Farmer: Let the Juggling Act Begin

Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and asked, “Where did I go?” ,“Who is that?” ,“Do I really look that bad?” As a wife, mother, and farmer, I’m certain that I do that more often than the average 34 year old female.  When we, as women, sign-up for these roles in life,...

10 Reasons why YOU should participate in LEAD.

Being new to Hardin County I was asked to apply for the LEAD program, with a little hesitation and thinking that I had been in the professional world for ten years, I applied and was accepted. I can say as we enter graduation there should have never been any hesitation. The LEAD program has built my...

People. Purpose. Progress.

By: Mary Courtney “People. Purpose. Progress.” What a simple, yet complex theme for the 95th Annual Meeting. These three words are the reason everyone left their farms and is here– going great lengths to be a part of strengthening agriculture. These few days will fuel us as people, as...

Memories to Last a Lifetime

By: Rhonda Cornett There is never a dull moment serving on this committee. During our time on the committee we have had different folks serve as our director. From Jay McCants as our first director getting us acquainted with the committee, to Tony Holloway filling in the gap until Stacy Lowe took over, and...

Annual Meeting – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Once again, it’s that time of year that for just a few days we exchange our life on the farm for the bright lights of the city. As we prepare to go to the Kentucky Farm Bureau State Annual Meeting in Louisville, we mentally go over our ‘to do’ list of things that must be done so that our...

Outstanding Youth Contest Advice

By Erica Rogers Over the past year, I have had the huge honor of serving as an Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth.  This opportunity has been bigger than I could have imagined.  From touring our nation’s capital and getting to shake hands with Congressmen to finding a lifelong friend in my fellow OFBY winner,...

From the President’s desk: Youth in agriculture

The National FFA Convention concluded in Louisville on November 1 with more than 62,000 young people participating this year. KFB was proud to once again play a part in this wonderful event by providing sponsorships, contest judges and other workers. David S. Beck, our Executive Vice President, was Chairman...

KFB Farm Mom Alison Smith’s Caprese Steak Starter

When farm mom Alison Smith needs a delicious appetizer for her guests she hits it out of the park with this take on a caprese salad from the Beef Checkoff.   Total Recipe Time:  30 to 40 minutes Marinade Time:  15 minutes to 2 hours 1 pound beef Top Sirloin Boneless, cut 1 inch thick 1/2 cup...

It’s National FFA Week!

When an even numbered year rolls around that can only mean one thing, The Olympic Games.  This event dates back to the eight century in Olympia, Greece.  The Olympics are a time for athletes with diverse backgrounds to gather in one location, competing against the best in the world. Starting off as an...

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