Next Generation Heading to NAILE

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) is arguably the biggest and most prestigious livestock show in the country having hosted millions of visitors and exhibitors to Louisville since it began in 1974. While many of those exhibitors have made it a yearly experience, Jenna Harrod and...

Across Kentucky – August 10, 2015

The first of three woodland owner short courses hosted by UK forestry will get underway this Saturday in Woodford and Franklin Counties. Event coordinator UK’s Billy Thomas says over the years several hundred land owners have taken advantage of the training and feedback about their experiences has been...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – August 2015

On this edition we visit a policy development meeting as well as the Measure the Candidates forum for Kentucky Governor.

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...

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...

Across Kentucky – November 3, 2014

A feature report with Franklin County native, Major Bobby Mayes in the Ky Army National Guard who’ll be guest speaker at this weekend’s Ky State Beekeeper Conference in Bowling Green. Mayes, a beekeeper hobbyist, was part of the guard’s Agribusiness Development Teams that worked with citizens in...

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...

Green scheme . . . Wilson Nurseries loves to grow

Wilson Nurseries in Frankfort is among the largest operations enrolled in KFB’s Certified Roadside Farm Markets Program, consisting of a huge retail garden center and nursery, a 75,000 square-foot greenhouse growing operation, a Shelby County farm for growing trees and shrubs, a nine-acre wholesale...

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...

Across Kentucky – November 19, 2013

A feature report with a farmer in Franklin County who makes the bulk of their family farm income on just two acres of production. For Connie Lemley organic production is the path she’s chosen, and she says Kentucky’s growing farmer’s market system and the popularity of ‘buying local” are helping...

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