Kentucky Farm Bureau Efforts Lead to HB 529 Passage

While approximately three-quarters of the earth is covered in water, a very small percentage of that is considered to be consumable. Factoring in the growing world population, the threat of water shortages, especially in times of drought, becomes a real concern in many regions of the world. The United States...

ACTION ALERT – Kentucky Farm Bureau Shows Support for HB 529

While approximately three-quarters of the earth is covered in water, a very small percentage of that is considered to be consumable. Factoring in the growing world population, the threat of water shortages, especially in times of drought, becomes a real concern in many regions of the world. The United States...

Across Kentucky – November 30, 2015

A preview report of this week’s 96th annual meeting of the Ky Farm Bureau Federation. Farm group CEO, David Beck, talks about guest speakers that range from Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell to the commentator of the US Farm Report television program. And the state’s Outstanding Young Farm Family...

Ag officials voice support for grain research center

KFB President Mark Haney was among a group of state agriculture leaders who appeared before the state legislature’s Interim Joint Agriculture Committee to express support for a proposed “Grain Center for Excellence” at UK’s Research and Education Center at Princeton. The lawmakers held a July meeting...

Adam Hinton is Kentucky’s first graduate of AFBF’s “Partners in Agricultural Leadership” program

Louisville, KY (February 26, 2015) – Fleming County’s Adam Hinton became Kentucky’s first graduate of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) “Partners in Agricultural Leadership” (PAL) program yesterday as he and nine other participants from across the United States were recognized during a...

January 5, 2015 – Legislative Report No. 1 – 2015 Kentucky General Assembly

The 2015 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is set to begin tomorrow, January 6 with Part I and adjourn of Friday, January 9. Part II of the session will convene on Tuesday February 3 and adjourn on Monday, March 9. The General Assembly will then recess for a ten-day veto period which is scheduled to...

Elections held during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 95th annual meeting

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2014) – Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization’s 95th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke as...

Aaron and Melissa Miller win Excellence in Agriculture award

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Aaron and Melissa Miller from Hardin County, won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program during the organization’s 95th annual meeting in Louisville this week. The Excellence in Agriculture competition awards first, second...

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...

Dr. Garry Lacefield receives 2014 Farm Public Relations Award

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Dr. Garry Lacefield, a forage extension specialist and professor of plant and soil sciences for the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 29th annual Farm Public Relations Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the general session of...

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