Across Kentucky – December 16, 2015

A report on timber theft; how to spot it and how to prevent it. Feldhaus visits with Frank Hicks of Clark County who also owns woodlands in Greenup County. He talks about personal experience as an “away owner” and how a helpful neighbor can be a strong ally in stopping thefts. Hicks serves as president...

Across Kentucky – August 5, 2015

A feature report with Shane Wiseman, a Clark County farmer, who says that his tobacco barn is becoming structurally unstable and will need to be repaired or replaced; and he says this is a growing trend.  The cause he says is the wood bee, and so far in his area efforts to contain it aren’t all that...

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...

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...

Cody Lee Burke and Lilly Robertson win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Cody Lee Burke of Fleming County, and Lilly Robertson of Logan County were awarded top honors in the 2014 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 4 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 95th annual meeting, held...

Farms Feed Kentucky: Tackling the food issue from the inside

LEXINGTON, Ky., – In a county where 83 percent of the land is used for agriculture, but nearly 30 percent of the adult population is considered obese and 13 percent has diabetes, the question might be asked, why aren’t people eating better? This example is taken from Barren County, but Barren is...

Across Kentucky – April 30, 2014

A feature report on Clark County’s Beech Springs Roadside Farm Market, which also features its more visible Beech Springs “Garden Barn” at a major community crossroads. Owner/operator, Mary Beth Hendricks, discusses very positive local response to the new barn, and talks about consumer trends in the...

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...

Megan Harper and Coleman Stivers win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Louisville, KY (December 7, 2012) – Megan Harper of Benton in Marshall County, and Coleman Stivers, of Lexington in Fayette County, were awarded top honors in the 2012 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest, sponsored in part by AT&T. Both winners were recognized during the December 6 general session...

Kentucky well represented at 85th National FFA Convention

Frankfort, KY (October 29, 2012) – Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 85th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 24-27 in Indianapolis, Indiana. An all-time record of 56,107 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization...

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