Across Kentucky – September 11, 2015

As a follow-up report to problems that many farmers are facing with wood bees doing real structural damage to their barns, Feldhaus visits with Butler County hobby beekeeper, Jerry Miller. He read about and has successfully built an alternative bee house to attract the insects, prevent them from burrowing...

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...

Across Kentucky – April 13, 2015

A report on a partnership between Butler County and the Kentucky Climate Center’s Mesonet, to provide the community with real time, local weather data for use by farmers and the general population. Western Kentucky University Mesonet Coordinator, Stuart Foster, talks about the network’s 66th county...

Across Kentucky – February 16, 2015

Getting out to community food stores and chatting with neighbors; that’s how “Food Check-out Week” (Feb 15-21) activities will play out in Butler County. Ky Farm Bureau Women’s Advisory Committee Chair, Betty Farris, explains what “Food Check-out” is all about and discusses a few community and...

KFB Reports – January 2015

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

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...

Food Check-Out Day . . .

KFB and some county Farm Bureaus used the annual “Food Check-Out” promotion to remind consumers of how they benefit from the work of farmers. “Food Check-Out Day” was initiated 18 years ago to put a spotlight on the low cost of food in the United States. KFB uses the occasion to also show...

Across Kentucky – February 17, 2014

A report on this week’s celebration of Food Check-Out Week across the nation as the average family has, this week, earned enough to purchase its entire food supply for the year. Ky Farm Bureau Women’s Chair, Betty Farris of Butler County, talks about some of the ways that group is delivering that message...

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...

Butler County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – In a competition measuring the total impact of a county Farm Bureau’s programming, Butler County Farm Bureau has emerged as the overall winner for 2013. Butler County’s leaders received a trophy today at the 94th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting, held at the Galt...

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