Keith Lowry of Graves County Named 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau “Farmer of the Year.”

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Vincent “Keith” Lowry of Graves County  was honored as the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 96th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year, KFB recognizes an individual whose efforts not only strengthen the state’s...

Regional flavor . . . Market in Bath County showcases local foods and more

By Ray Bowman As you make your way on Interstate 64 between Morehead and Mount Sterling, you are likely to take note of the large, green hoop structure that sits just off exit 123 in Bath County. Before Highway 60 takes you on to Owingsville and Salt Lick, it runs right in front of the Kentucky Market...

Ninety-Six high school students to attend KFB’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Louisville, KY (June 4, 2015) – Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but for 96 high school juniors the emphasis on education continues. These students, from 62 counties across the state, have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 30th annual Institute for Future...

Sheep cheese maker is unique

History suggests that before people were milking cows, they may have been milking goats. And even before that, sheep. Sheep’s milk is very nutritious with a higher solids content than most other types of milk, meaning it lends itself very favorably to making cheese. Unless you haunt the gourmet cheese...

Butler County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2014 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Recognized for its outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Butler County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2014. This is the second year in a row that Butler County won...

Across Kentucky – January 14, 2014

An update on the year for Kentucky cattlemen as they gather this week for the Ky Cattleman’s Association annual meeting in Lexington. Bath County’s Mike Bach, immediate past president of KCA, says prices in general have been very strong and it appears they’ll stay that way for the mid-range...

Elections held during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 94th annual meeting

Louisville, KY (December 7, 2013) – Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization’s 94th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke as...

Ninety-four high school students to attend Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

Louisville, KY (June 5, 2013) – Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) emphasis on education is slowing down. Ninety-four high school juniors from 60 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 28th annual...

Across Kentucky – January 2, 2013

A feature report with Amy Staton of Bath County who received an educational award recently to help her in finishing up her doctorate at Morehead State University. She discusses the unique program in veterinary technology and the career opportunities it offers to young students. http://kyfbnewsroom.com/wp-cont

Amy Staton receives Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 Women’s Educational Grant

Louisville, KY (December 8, 2012) – Amy Staton, of Bath County, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 Women’s Educational Grant. The announcement was made at the organization’s 93rd annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The $1,500 Women’s Educational Grant is awarded...

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