Applications for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s College Scholarships Available Now

Louisville, KY (January 6, 2016) – The holiday season may have just come to a close, but Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has one more gift to give to a select number of high school seniors across the state – college scholarships. Later this spring, the KFB Education Foundation will award college scholarships...

Experiencing the KFB Annual Meeting

By: Curtis Dame (2015-2016 LEAD Participant) Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Meeting. Some would describe the annual meeting as a business meeting, others as a time for celebrating the year’s accomplishments. For some 96 years may seem like a long time, but to Farm Bureau members that span...

Across Kentucky – December 8, 2015

Feldhaus visits with state ag commissioner James Comer about the ag department’s latest Mobile Science Activity Center which will be put into operation after the first of the year. Comer says this particular education unit is designed for use by schools to educate youth on ag production; specifically the...

Across Kentucky – November 18, 2015

The honey production season is well over but the fall and winter provide plenty of educational opportunities for current and potential beekeepers. Ky Ag Dept, State Apiarist, Tammy Horn talks about the season and chores for beekeepers to keep their hives in good shape to make it through the...

Across Kentucky – September 25, 2015

A young Hart County cattle producer and UK Ag Education major will be in Denver this weekend competing in the national beef ambassadors’ competition. Feldhaus visits with Julia Scott who’s been working with the Ky Cattlemen’s Association in direct consumer education efforts this summer. Scott is...

Across Kentucky – September 22, 2015

This is the height of roadside farm market season across Kentucky with corn mazes, hay rides and straw castles to be explored. Farm Bureau President, Mark Haney, is featured on the tremendous educational opportunity a weekend market trip can be. Check for a roadside operation near you at:...

Kentucky 4-H; a Unique Organization Providing Kentucky Students Unique Opportunities

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With more than a quarter of a million members, there is a one-in-three chance any given Kentucky K-12 student is involved in 4-H through a variety of venues including local clubs, special interest activities, camps or school enrichment programs. The organization has been helping build...

National FFA Organization Honors Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice President

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015/National FFA Organization) – David Beck, executive vice president of the Kentucky Farm Bureau, has been awarded the VIP Citation by the National FFA Organization, recognizing his significant contributions and dedication to FFA and agricultural education. Beck has...

Art and Writing Entries Sought for Student Conservation Contests

Louisville, KY (September 1, 2015) – Students and teachers looking for a creative classroom project this fall will find the perfect blend fun and educational materials in the annual Conservation Writing and Art Contests, sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation...

Across Kentucky – September 8, 2015

It’s one of the oldest statewide student competitions in the state, the Jim Claypool Conservation and Essay Contest, the writing contest underway since the 1940’s. Program details are available on line now for classroom teachers to get their students involved. Johnna McHugh with the Ky Division of...

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