Across Kentucky – December 15, 2015

They started with about two acres and a double wide, but Calloway County’s Scott and Shea Lowe developed that lowly start into the 845-acre Lowe Farms in just over ten years. The couple, both first generation farmers, were recently named Kentucky’s Outstanding Young Farm Family. They’ll represent...

Scott and Shea Lowe named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Scott & Shea Lowe of Calloway County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2015 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 96th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year KFB awards this distinction to a couple, under the age of 35, who has...

Across Kentucky – November 11, 2015

A feature report highlighting Scott and Shea Lowe of Calloway County, selected as one of the three finalists in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family competition. A first generation farmer, Scott started in 2000 leasing two acres to raise dark tobacco on a 50-50 split with a farm neighbor....

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...

Young Farmer Summer Outing

The summer outing for KFB’s young farmers and their families was based in Pikeville and featured a variety of fun-filled activities. Foremost was some outdoor adventures such as a zip line, horseback riding and rafting. And as always, there were several tours of area attractions. There also was business to...

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...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – June 2015

  On this edition we visit a dairy farm to celebrate June as National Dairy...

KFB President Mark Haney announces formation of Water Management Working Group

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney announced today the formation of a task force to develop recommendations for enhancing water resources for agricultural production in the state. The Pulaski County farmer introduced a 20-member “Water Management Working...

First Lady Jane Beshear Announces New Cooking Series Designed for Young Students

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Today First Lady Jane Beshear and Nancy Cox, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, launched “Plant, Harvest, Eat” – a  cooking demonstration series for elementary and middle school students. “Plant, Harvest, Eat”...

Kentucky FFA Members Excel at National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 87th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 29- November 1 in Louisville. An all-time record of 64,409 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States. Ruth Ann...

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