Across Kentucky – February 2, 2016

An in-depth feature on the latest quarterly Market Basket Food Price Survey for Kentucky, indicating a significant drop in retail food prices for the last quarter of 2015. Farm Bureau communications director, Todd Bright, says that the latest food price tally dropped 1.8% from the third quarter, and that for...

Across Kentucky – November 19, 2015

Did you know today is “National Thaw-your-turkey-day?” Nicole Johnson, co-director of the Butterball Turkey Talkline discusses selection and preparation considerations as we prepare for the big feast next week. She offers a simple guide to selecting the right size bird and talks about their available...

Across Kentucky – November 9, 2015

Kentucky food price averages have dropped for the third quarter in a row in 2015 according to Ky Farm Bureau’s latest Marketbasket Survey. Farm group communications director, Todd Bright, provides details of those numbers and trends in specific food price categories that have changed since the...

Third quarter Marketbasket Survey shows slight drop in Kentucky’s retail food prices

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2015) – For the third quarter in a row, the average price of retail food items across the Commonwealth has decreased according to the latest Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey. The survey, taken in September, denoted the average total cost of 40...

Kentucky Farm Bureau at the Kentucky State Fair

By: Becky Kinder The 2015 Kentucky State Fair is officially in the books! By all accounts it looks as if this could be a record breaking year; with great activities, concerts and weather. It was a state fair that dreams could be made of. Each year nearly 600,000 people attend the event making it the...

Across Kentucky – September 3, 2015

Feldhaus visits with Ky Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President, Dave Maples, as the group is putting on the finishing touches for new and expanded programs made available by passage of an additional one dollar beef cattle check-off. Maples discusses some of the intricacies of building long-term...

Celebrating Agriculture on Labor Day

Stewart Truelsen, a food and agriculture freelance writer, is a regular contributor to the Focus on Agriculture series. http://www.fb.org/assets/files/focus/Focus_09.01.15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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...

Anderson County Captures 2015 Junior Chef Crown

LOUISVILLE , Ky. – The “Culinary Cats” of Anderson County clawed their way to the 2015 Kentucky Proud Farm to School Junior Chef championship Friday at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Team members Christina Montgomery, Gracie Inabnitt, Mary Grace Bamburger, Abby Coyle, and Ally Hays won the third...

Across Kentucky – August 31, 2015

With Labor Day weekend in mind Feldhaus does a feature with roadside market and orchard operator Kevan Evans who serves as one of two apple cider cooperative processing centers for other producers across the state. Cider season is here and there should be plenty of fresh cider at roadside markets for any...

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