Drivers encouraged to share the road with slow-moving vehicles as spring planting season returns

Louisville, KY (March 24, 2015) – Planting season has returned to Kentucky’s farming communities, and with that annual activity there is also an increased likelihood of drivers encountering slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) urges all motorists to slow down, stay alert...

Across Kentucky – March 16, 2015

In conjunction with National Ag Day being celebrated Mar 18, this week is also recognized as Ag Literacy Week. Across the state, many county farm bureaus are working with schools doing in-class, ag literacy readings, and some are also making contributions of ag related books to school libraries. Feldhaus...

Sowing seeds of appreciation on National Agriculture Day

Louisville, KY (March 11, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) joins the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) and farming organizations across the country to celebrate National Agriculture Day on March 18. This day has been set aside annually since 1973 to highlight the many ways America’s food system...

Across Kentucky – March 11, 2015

Direct meat sales are turning out to be an expanding income opportunity for farmers here. KCARD’s Brent Lackey says initial farmer efforts have sprung up at farmers’ market venues, but more and more farmers are exploring wholesale marketing. KCARD will host a local meat sales workshop next Monday in...

Nutrition education program unveils new healthy eating campaign

ABillboards featuring a wildcat dressed as a super hero have popped up all over the state. The billboards are part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Snack Like A Superhero” promotion. A Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education campaign, the signs were placed in 93 counties....

Comer Touts Homegrown By Heroes in Meeting With Joint Chiefs Officials

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Agriculture Commissioner James Comer on Monday told national military officials that Homegrown By Heroes “is one small thing that we can do to show our appreciation for our military veteran farmers.” Commissioner Comer hosted a presentation about Homegrown By Heroes for Col. James P....

4 Requirements for a Trip to Remember!

Whether you are taking a short or long trip, business or vacation, traveling tends to create positive and challenging experiences. Turning lemons into lemonade and making friendships and memories are key components of a successful trip. The Kentucky Farm Bureau LEAD class recently completed our Congressional...

Adam Hinton is Kentucky’s first graduate of AFBF’s “Partners in Agricultural Leadership” program

Louisville, KY (February 26, 2015) – Fleming County’s Adam Hinton became Kentucky’s first graduate of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) “Partners in Agricultural Leadership” (PAL) program yesterday as he and nine other participants from across the United States were recognized during a...

Lilakay Salmons and Jason Blake Warrens named state winners of Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contests

Louisville, KY (February 19, 2015) – Amidst great competition from students all across Kentucky, the colorful artwork of Lilakay Salmons and the creative writing of Jason Blake Warrens emerged as winners of the 2014 Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contests. The competition, produced in...

UK competes for Campus Kitchen launch grant

Lexington, Ky. University of Kentucky students will compete against students at four other schools from Oct 14-21 to win a grant to start a Campus Kitchen. If they win the competition, student volunteers would provide free, healthy meals to older adults by using donated food that would otherwise go to waste....

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