Grand Champion Ham won with $400,000 charitable bid at 52nd annual Country Ham Breakfast & Auction

Louisville, KY (August 27, 2015) – On a stage set to celebrate the Commonwealth’s deep agricultural roots, Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 52nd annual Country Ham Breakfast & Auction concluded this morning with a show-stealing $400,000 bid for the Kentucky State Fair’s Grand Champion Ham. After a...

Across Kentucky – August 25, 2015

A preview of this Thursday’s Country Ham Breakfast at the state fair. Event coordinator, Farm Bureau’s Joe Cain, talks about the planning involved for serving a breakfast for 1,600 diners. He also speculates on the winning bid for the charity auction of the state fair grand champion ham, which last year...

52nd Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction places agriculture, politics and philanthropy on center stage

Louisville, KY (August 17, 2015) – The Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction, a large-scale celebration of the Commonwealth’s deep agricultural roots, returns for its 52nd year as the official kickoff to Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Day at the Kentucky State Fair. This ticketed event begins at 7:30...

Across Kentucky – February 26, 2015

Having a positive feeling while doing your taxes? Well, Tamara Sandberg with the Ky Association of Food Banks says you can do just that by checking a box on line 37, page 2, of your state tax return. The donation will be used for their Farms to Food Banks Program which last year provided over 3 million...

Across Kentucky – August 20, 2014

It’s the largest sit-down, farm-city event in the state says Ky Farm Bureau Commodity Division Director, Joe Cain. He talks about the logistics of feeding some 1,600 who will attend tomorrow’s Country Ham Breakfast and Charity Auction at the state fair. Since 1964 the event has raised about $6.8 million...

Agriculture, politics and philanthropy take center stage at the 51st Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction

Louisville, KY (August 13, 2014) – The Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction, a large-scale celebration of the Commonwealth’s deep agricultural roots, returns for its 51st year as the official kickoff to Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Day at the Kentucky State Fair. This ticketed event begins at 7:30...

Winning bid at 49th Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Auction raises $300,000 for charity

Louisville, KY (August 23, 2012) – An astonishing $300,000 was raised for local charities this morning as Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) hosted its 49th annual Country Ham. PHOTOS: 2012 KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU COUNTRY HAM BREAKFAST Auction during the Kentucky State Fair. Nearly 1,600 people gathered for the...