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 27, 2015

A feature report with Daviess County’s Wes Poole one of the three finalists in the statewide Outstanding Young Farm Family Contest. Poole says he and Jennifer started with only 20 acres but through wise management and thoughtful decision making have grown that into a diverse 625 acre operation growing...

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...

Across Kentucky – January 23, 2015

The Ag Expo at the Owensboro Convention Center is coming soon, January 28, with a trade show and a wide variety of educational presentations on topics from electronic soil sensors to the movement and spread of invasive insects. Daviess County extension agent Clint Hardy discusses program details for what he...

Jeff Nalley honored as KFB’s 2014 Communications Award recipient

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Jeff Nalley, director of farm broadcasting with Cromwell AG Radio Network and freelance journalist for the Washington, D.C.-based Agri-Pulse, was named the winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2014 Communications Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the...

Across Kentucky – April 7, 2014

A report on major progress with utilizing chicken litter as a fertilizer with no-till corn. UK extension soils specialist, Edwin Richey, has been working with USDA researchers in a Daviess County project that shows this newer technology is almost ready to take to the...

New poultry litter application method holds promise in corn

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service in collaboration with a researcher from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment successfully tested a new application method for poultry litter in no-till corn on a Western Kentucky...

Linda McClanahan wins Excellence in Agriculture award

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – Three Excellence in Agriculture Awards were presented at the Young Farmer Luncheon held during the 94th Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville. In the awards program’s 12th year, Linda McClanahan of Mercer County won top honors and will go on to...

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