Across Kentucky – January 13, 2016

Kentucky cattle producers will get an update this Friday and Saturday at the Ky Cattlemen’s Association annual meeting in Owensboro, as their new state check-off continues to come on line. Ky Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President, Dave Maples, says efforts to reach consumers with the beef...

Experiencing the KFB Annual Meeting

By: Curtis Dame (2015-2016 LEAD Participant) Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Meeting. Some would describe the annual meeting as a business meeting, others as a time for celebrating the year’s accomplishments. For some 96 years may seem like a long time, but to Farm Bureau members that span...

Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 96th Annual Meeting

Louisville, KY (November 20, 2015) – More than 1,500 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 96th annual meeting December 2-5 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Delegates from all of the state’s 120 counties assemble for the four-day...

Across Kentucky – November 4, 2015

From issues ranging from the use of aerial drones on the farm to dealing with calf losses from predating black vultures, the Ky Farm Bureau’s Resolution Committee meeting today through Friday in Louisville, will be dealing with policy resolutions from county farm bureaus across the state in preparation for...

2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family finalists named

Louisville, KY (October 5, 2015) – Preliminary judging for the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Outstanding Young Farm Family” competition is complete and three finalists have been named for this prestigious honor: Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County, Scott and Shea Lowe of Calloway County, and Wesley...

KFB Reports – January 2015

In this edition we travel to Louisville for the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual...

Across Kentucky – December 17, 2014

Chris and Rebekah Pierce of Pulaski County were recently named 2014’s Outstanding Young Farm Family by Kentucky Farm Bureau. In just over 10 years the couple’s acreage has grown from 130 to over 3,400. They practice ‘never till’ planting methods, have introduced canola into their crop mix, and take...

Dr. Garry Lacefield receives 2014 Farm Public Relations Award

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Dr. Garry Lacefield, a forage extension specialist and professor of plant and soil sciences for the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 29th annual Farm Public Relations Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the general session of...

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...

Across Kentucky – December 2, 2014

From local, state, and national farm leader interaction to discussions of wildlife predation problems from the black vulture, the Ky Farm Bureau’s 95th annual meeting this week in Louisville covers it all. Farm group president, Mark Haney, provides a preview of events as the organization sets its policy...

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